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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.
Wilting Payer-Provider Relationships
Physicians feel at a distinct disadvantage when it comes to working with payers.
Improving Practice-Payer Collaboration
Six Ways to Improve Patient Satisfaction Scores
Patient satisfaction is doubly important now that it is a payment metric. Make sure you are doing everything possible to get the top scores you deserve.
When Physician Compensation Models Are Questioned
Younger docs tend to favor a productivity model, while older physicians may prefer a set compensation model. How do you reconcile the two views?
Payer Negotiation: A Little Preparation Goes a Long Way
A little preparation by your practice before reaching the negotiating table with payers could mean a big difference in reimbursements.
When Measuring Care Quality, Some Contracts Miss the Mark
One of our payer quality metrics is more like student standardized testing — the intent is good, but the result is a poor indicator of true success.
How Direct Primary-Care Differs from Concierge Medicine
Trying to decide between direct primary-care practice and concierge medicine? Here are some of the key differences between the two models.
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.
Understanding Bundled Payments
Seen as a prime solution to reducing healthcare costs, bundled payments are on the rise. Here's how to know if they are right for your physicians and practice.
The Value of Bundled Payments to Surgical Practices
Bundled payments present "significant opportunities" to surgical practices, according to consultant Jamaal Campbell. Here's why.
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.
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.
2014 Physicians Compensation Survey
Get complete results of our 2014 Physician Compensation Survey for national views and insight on payments to doctors.
2013 Fee Schedule Survey Data
The results of our annual Fee Schedule Survey are here. See where your practice stacks up when it comes to payment for top codes.
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