Concierge Medicine Is Growing
Once thought of as elitist, more physicians are considering converting to concierge practice. Here are the numbers.
Making the Switch From Hospital to Concierge Practice
To be successful, develop a sound business plan with realistic goals and be patient while the business ramps up.
A Snapshot of a Typical Concierge Care Practice
The Concierge Medicine Research Collective recently conducted a survey to find out what is the makeup of a concierge practice. Here are the results.
Successfully Switching to Concierge Care in California
Thomas LaGrelius, a family physician in Torrance, Calif., made the switch to concierge care 10 years ago and hasn't looked back since.
Trust and Accountability Key to Outsourcing RCM
If you think you can just outsource revenue cycle management and walk away, think again. Here are five tips to ensuring a successful partnership.
Economic Pressures Bolster Case for Outsourcing Billing
While many practices are reining in expenses, it may make sense to outsource revenue cycle management as a way to improve your bottom line.
ACO Transition was Natural for Crystal Run Healthcare
For one group practice that was always ahead of the game, transitioning to an accountable care organization made perfect sense.
Four Tips if You're Considering Becoming an ACO
Are you taking a long glance at the ACO model? Two experts from an established ACO have four pieces of advice for you.
Detailed Coding in ICD-10 Avoids Revenue Headaches
Avoid problems with reimbursement through accurate and specific coding in ICD-10. Here are some tips to do that.
ICD-10 Transition: Monitor to Catch Problems Early
Even if you haven’t seen an uptick in denials, the ICD-10 transition could affect your bottom line. Here are some ways to ensure that doesn’t happen.
Building Patient Relationships through Your Staff
In an era of team-based, value-driven care, everyone plays an important role in enriching the patient experience.
Customer Service a Key Element to Your Practice
To survive in a competitive marketplace and to meet value-based initiatives, your practice should brush up on its customer service.
Exporting EHR Data to Excel Improves Finance Reporting
Exporting EHR data into Excel gives practices more flexibility to track trends and improve upon issues in the revenue cycle.
Using Trends to Maximize Practice Financial Reports
Looking at daily, weekly, and monthly revenue cycle reports doesn’t do much on its own, unless you compare them and track trends.
Becoming a Patient-Centered Medical Home
After a lengthy transition, one multispecialty medical practice is reaping the benefits of NCQA recognition as a PCMH.
Becoming a Medical Home: Lessons Learned
Here are three things St. Luke's Medical Group in Kansas learned about becoming a PCMH they'd advise others to keep in mind.
Training Staff on Tech Tools Optimizes the Revenue Cycle
The most successful practices prioritize training of technology tools to optimize the revenue cycle. Here are five tips to keeping staff up to speed.
Five Tech Tools to Help Boost Revenue Cycle Performance
Most practices are not taking advantage of the tech tools their EHR offers that can help them in the revenue cycle. Here are five to know.
What to Look For in Revenue Performance Data
Once practices have reports on their financial data, they should know what to look for and when to suspect underlying problems.
Five Areas to Measure to Achieve Revenue Goals
To achieve revenue growth goals, practices should look at these five key areas and see where they currently stand.
Measure Your Medical Practice Staff Tech Skills
Before training your staff on new technology, it's a good idea to assess their overall comfort level and experience with using technology.
Training Medical Practice Staff on New Technology
New technology offers the promise of boosting efficiency at your medical practice, but your staff holds the key to realizing its full potential.
Six New EHR Training Tips
Staff training is a critical component of successful implementation of an EHR. Here are six tips from the experts.
Practice Staff: The Most Valuable Revenue Cycle Asset
Well-trained, happy employees help the revenue cycle run smoothly. Here are some tips to ensure happiness happens.
Everyone Plays a Role in the Revenue Cycle
Experts weigh in on how effective teamwork can boost the bottom line. Here are five tips to developing a winning strategy.
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.
Top 10 Tech Gadgets for Physicians
Tech tools for your medical practice and home, selected by tech experts and physicians.
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.
Maximize Revenue: Tips for Tracking Claims and Denials
Stay on top of your claims and denials with these four tips to spot problems early and maximize payer reimbursement.
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