Coding & Documentation

Non-physician provider use of E&M codes

January 15, 2020

Practices are using E&M codes to bill for non-physician educational visits, but is this ok?

Digital technology and the patient experience

December 23, 2019

The patient experience has become a top concern for practices as it affects physician online ratings, practice reputation, and patient acquisition and retention.

12 ways practices can improve clean claim ratios

November 21, 2019

Submission of incomplete or inaccurate claims results in claim denials, delayed payments, and additional work for staff. Here's how you can minimize claim denials and ensure timely payments for your practice.

Making value-based care work for smaller practices

October 16, 2019

Physician practices are facing an uphill battle in their quest to remain independent

What to do when your EHR derails productivity and value-based care

October 03, 2019

Existing medical documentation, particularly EHRs, needs to support physicians - not stymie them - as the industry transitions to value-based care.

5 tips for making prior authorizations less burdensome

October 01, 2019

There’s no doubt prior authorizations are a major time suck. Here are five ways to make them a little less onerous.

Clinical pharmacists: A critical link for managing chronic conditions effectively

September 21, 2019

CMS’ emphasis on preventive care and the need for better chronic care management raises the need for a care coordinator to ensure medication management and monitor for potential contraindications. The ideal coordinator? Clinical pharmacists.

How you can make your exam room more accessible

September 13, 2019

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.

Failure to provide patient records can result in a HIPAA fine

September 13, 2019

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?