Has it been a while since your practice opened up its coding handbook? We talked to experts in the field, who shared some tips on how to optimize coding procedures at your practice.
Plus: 11 Common Coding Questions (and Answers)
Finding the True Meaning of Value in Healthcare
In her book, Halee Fischer-Wright says there has been misguided efforts to define value in healthcare and it needs to be re-examined.
Coding Questions on TCM Services, Code 99358
Coding expert Bill Dacey answers your latest coding questions, including an inquiry on how to bill for TCM services.
ICD-10 Coding Questions Answered
For this month's coding column, we get a few ICD-10 specific questions on BMI and well child visits.
Access to Care: What It Means in the U.S. and Abroad
As the healthcare system in the U.S. undergoes a shift under MACRA, it's important to look at "access to care" and what it means.
Five Terms to Know Before Applying for a Business Loan
Physicians applying for a business loan for their practice should know what they are getting themselves into before starting the process.
Eliminate Unnecessary Steps in the Patient Path
Look for areas to improve patient satisfaction, such as removing or reducing the time patients spend in the waiting room.
Overpayment Requests Continue to Confound Practices
In our recurring blog "Inbox," we also get reader feedback on payers not requesting overpayments and the biggest HIPAA incidents of 2016.
Test Your Medical Claims Knowledge
Take a quiz on CPT codes, denials, CARCs, and other medical claims information, using data from the first quarter of 2015 provided by RemitDATA.
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.
Improving Your Practice's Financial Performance
Revenue cycle management can be the key to boosting the financial performance of small medical practices. Here's how.
Two Keys to Small Medical Practice Survival
Looking for longevity as a medical practice? Joshua Halverson of ECG Management Consultants offers tips on survival and how to increase your practice's value.
2016 Physician Compensation Survey Results
The 2016 Physician Compensation survey reveals the cost of business is increasing for physicians, while income is staying relatively the same.
8 Patient Collection Mistakes to Avoid
Medical practices are struggling to collect patient accounts while honoring payer contracts. Here's what not to do.
8 Last-Minute Tax Tips for Physicians
Before filing your taxes on April 18, review these tips to make sure you take advantage of tax breaks and avoid paying penalties.
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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