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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.
Practices Should Prepare for Payer Consolidation
There are multiple health insurance plan mergers looming right now, here's how they may affect your practice.
Independent Integrated Networks: What You Need to Know
Independent integrated networks are being driven by independent physician organizations, coalitions, and alliances between physicians themselves.
Improving Patient Outcomes with Remote Monitoring
Monitoring patients remotely is one way to reduce healthcare costs, but it may also facilitate outcome-based reimbursement programs.
The Front Desk: Your Defense Against Claims Denials
Incomplete or inaccurate patient information can set the stage for a claim denial before a visit. Avoid these mistakes at the front desk.
Communication Key to Improving Physician Documentation
Lack of feedback from back to front office on coding issues perpetuates a cycle of denials. Here are five tips to help get claims paid the first time.
The Cost of Insurance Payment Policies on Public Health
A change in coding for behavioral screenings illustrates how payer payment policies negate any big-data promises of ICD-10.
Beef Up Your Practice's Revenue Cycle Management
Sometimes, you have to add a little muscle to the way your staff approaches patient payments and other collections for your medical practice.
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.
2015 Staff Salary Survey Results: National
Complete national medical practice data from the 2015 Staff Salary Survey, exploring compensation and related trends.
2015 Staff Salary Survey Results: Regional
Regional medical practice data from the 2015 Staff Salary Survey, exploring compensation levels for key medical practice staff based on years of experience.
Strategies for Getting Paid at Your Medical Practice
Here are eight simple tips from practice management experts to collect more of the money your practice is owed by patients and payers.
2014 Fee Schedule Survey Results
The results of our 2014 Fee Schedule Survey are in. Here's a look at some of the key findings, and how physician practices can react.
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