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Four small medical practices share the benefits and challenges of value-based care with MACRA looming on the horizon.
Inbox: Higher Deductibles Cramp Physicians, Patients
In our recurring blog "Inbox" we share comments from physicians and practice administrators telling us what keeps them awake at night.
The Rising Cost of Patient Care
Physicians are becoming increasingly alarmed about the meteoric rise in costs to provide healthcare to their patients.
Small Practice Bears Larger Load for Healthcare Costs
Rising patient deductibles and cost sharing not only hurts patients, but also can put pressures on medical practices to manage their revenue cycle.
Why Are Female Doctors Making Less than Male Doctors?
In this edition of the Physicians Practice Pearls Podcast, we discuss a recent study which found a significant gap in pay between male and female doctors.
The Necessity of Physicians Banding Together
With so many clinical restrictions in healthcare right now, physicians and their medical expertise might just become redundant unless something is done.
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.
Evaluating a Physician Partnership
There is no way to guarantee that a partnership will work. Consequently, weighing the advantages and disadvantages of having a physician partner is vital.
2015 Physician Compensation Survey: Key Findings
The 2015 Physician Compensation Survey asked doctors with different employment statuses how much they got paid. Here are some key findings.
How Small Practices Can Prepare for Value-Based Care
Changes to physician compensation are looming, so now is the time for small practices to start focusing on value. Here's how.
2015 Great American Physician Survey: Key Findings
We surveyed 1,001 physicians as part of our annual Great American Physician Survey, Sponsored by Kareo. This video includes key findings of the 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.
8 Reasons to Become a Primary-Care Physician
Why go into primary care? Physicians and medical students have their own reasons and share with us why it's a viable area of medicine.
8 Things Your Medical Billing Service Should Do
A good vendor does more than just submit claims and hope for the best. Here are eight things you should expect from your medical billing service.
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.
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