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Practices can often feel helpless when it comes to working with payers. Here's how they can change that dynamic and become empowered.
Is the Cost of Obamacare Too Great?
Healthcare reform promises to improve care, reduce cost, and afford more people access to care. But at what cost will those goals come?
Audit Your Medical Practice's Third-Party Vendors
When using third-party vendors for certain practice functions, it's always wise to take a close look at their performance.
Practice Rounds: CMS Opens Door for MACRA Delay
Could a delay to the start of MACRA be in the works? Also, what makes radiology a unique specialty when it comes to physician pay?
Analyzing the Black-White Pay Disparity in Medicine
In this edition of the Physicians Practice Pearls Podcast, we speak with Anupam Jena, a researcher who studied the pay disparity between black and white physicians. Why do black physicians earn significantly less?
MACRA, MIPS, and APMs — Are You Ready?
Successfully participating in MIPS or an APM will depend on meeting new measures and thresholds. Here are six key points to consider.
How The 60-Day Repayment Rule Will Impact You
The 60-Day Rule, which forces physicians to return overpayments to CMS, was recently clarified. What should physicians know about it?
Practice Rounds: No Healthcare Privacy for Young Adults
Despite HIPAA protections, young adults still on parents' health policies have little privacy. In some states, that is beginning to change.
Three Payer Contract Negotiation Strategies
Have an upcoming contract negotiation with a payer? Let Marcia Brauchler give you three key strategies before you sit down at the table.
Medical Billing and Collections Quiz
Test your patient collections knowledge with our interactive quiz, featuring claims and denial data from RemitDATA from the fourth quarter of 2014.
ICD-10 Preparation: 3 Tips for Early 2015
With the ICD-10 transition on the horizon, medical practices need to start preparing. Here are three tips to start with when the calendar flips to 2015.
Health Insurance Exchanges and Your Practice
Anders Gilberg of the MGMA discusses your practice's obligation to accept federal or state exchange plans and how to manage them properly.
Providers Share Frustrating Payer Experiences
Most providers can probably share "war stories" over frustrating experiences they've had with a payer. Here are a few we've accumulated.
2015 Fee Schedule Survey Results
Here are the complete results of our 2015 Fee Schedule Survey, featuring more than 2,500 respondents across the country.
Physicians, Administrators Share 2016 Resolutions
We asked physicians and administrators what their resolutions were for 2016, either personal or professional. Here's what they said.
2015 Physician Compensation Survey Results
The results of our 2015 Physician Compensation Survey show a mixed bag when it comes to compensation based on productivity, patient satisfaction, and value.
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