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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.
Medicare's Sleight of Hand
Medicare's new payment program under MACRA will place pressure on independent physician practices, as they compete for limited Medicare bonuses.
5 Costly Processing Mistakes
Learning to avoid common and costly mistakes when accepting and processing card payments can add up to big savings for your medical practice. [Sponsored]
Many Changes Coming for Private Payers
Keeping up with the changes in the insurance industry right now is like herding cats. Here's what is on the horizon.
The Challenge of Providing Affordable Primary Care
Their practice was founded on the principle of affordable care for patients, while providing a good living for its owners. Now that dream is fading.
Practice Rounds: Physician-Owned Practices' Tech Costs Rise
New research from the MGMA indicates that physician-owned multispecialty practices are paying $32,500 per full-time physician for various IT expenses.
4 Payment Technologies to Put on Your Practice Radar
There are four payment technologies to put on your radar as you prioritize plans for upgrades or the installation of new technology. [Sponsored]
Physicians’ View of Meaningful Quality Metrics
How do physicians view meaningful quality metrics, as defined by CMS? Not favorably, according to one survey.
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.
8 Patient Collection Mistakes to Avoid
Medical practices are struggling to collect patient accounts while honoring payer contracts. Here's what not to do.
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.
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