Thinking about outsourcing? Read this first. Practices need to balance short-term savings with long-term costs.
A recent case is a reminder that physician practice managers must be responsible, and can be held responsible, for unpaid taxes their employer may owe.
Healthcare has experienced many changes in the past decade, but a cost-effective future won’t be fully recognized until the system increases the importance of primary care physicians in helping patients choose the best care and promotes true competition to the marketplace.
You owe it to all your patients re-examine your exam room to see how you can provide a high level of care for everyone, including those with mobility limitations.
The law requires patients have access to their medical records in a timely fashion and at a nominal fee. Is your practice in a position to comply?
Filling a coding position is tough, especially when you have to choose between two, well-qualified individuals.
Make sure your practice is prepared to help patients get the care they need before their deductibles reset — and that your practice ends this year strong.
Five questions to ask yourself as you plan for retirement.
A new work environment can be challenging for newly graduated physicians as well as more experienced physicians. Here are seven ways to help make the onboarding process seamless.
Now is not the time for physicians to be averse to technology, it’s time for physicians to reclaim their space and reimage how electronic health records can improve the patient experience.
A medical board complaint can be just as serious as a malpractice lawsuit. A defense attorney advises on how to respond to medical board complaints, and we list some common mistakes physicians must avoid.
Medical practices continue to be squeezed by increasing costs and decreasing reimbursement, emphasizing the need for better clinical coding and editing technology that can improve claims even before they’re submitted.
Most physician compensation structures must comply with Stark laws. The danger is that practices may be in violation without realizing it, putting themselves at risk of fines and exclusion from Medicare and Medicaid.
How to build a robust governance agreement that can help your practice weather any storm.
It’s crucial to have a robust program for responding to denied claims. Here’s how to build one.