Physicians Practice® spoke with Kristina Hutson, a product line developer at Availity, about surprise billing events in independent healthcare practices and what owners and administrators can do to reduce the likelihood of their occurrence.
How Poor Payer Reimbursements are Effecting Practices During the COVID-19 Pandemic
It’s not uncommon for private practices to receive rates far below Medicare standards.
How physicians can prepare for retirement
Do not wait for current uncertainties to subside to begin your plans.
Top 3 ways physicians can ensure an early retirement
Maximize your business’ bottom line for ease later in life.
Top 3 financial challenges young doctors face
High incomes don’t grant immunity from financial challenges.
SBA and PPP loans increase in the seventh week of pandemic lockdowns
Nearly 1,000 primary care respondents report plans to apply for loans.
Concierge doctors well positioned to weather COVID-19 uncertainties
The alternative practice arrangement is maintaining a stable revenue while also readily adaptable to telemedicine services.
Financial Crisis F.A.Qs – Is my bank safe?
Understanding FDIC insurance.
Personal finance for physicians
Asset protection attorney Ike Devji discusses what physicians should be doing regarding the issue of personal finance protection.
HIPAA, telehealth, and managing billing staff working remotely
Expert advice to secure your practice.
Noteworthy tax credit opportunities for healthcare providers
Looking for ways to reduce your taxable income while contributing to a cause that hits close to home?
Coronavirus 2020: Physicians Recession Survival Guide
It may seem deceptively simple, but these lessons were hard learned by others. It’s time to stop repeating their mistakes.
Six common asset protection mistakes
The top mistakes to avoid to protect your livelihood and lifetime savings.
Smart investing for physicians
Savings, strategies, and stocks.
RVUs: The basics of physician compensation
Fundamentals to avoid costly mistakes in employment agreements.
Physicians’ biggest financial mistakes
Retirement plans, anticipating industry changes, and more.
Headlines reveal five threats to physicians’ assets
Topics include serving on community boards and disappearing medical malpractice insurance.
Q&A: Chronic Care management and consult requirements
Documents required for Chronic Care management code 99490 and fulfilling the consult requirement.
Preparing for a coding and billing audit
Most audits concern outpatient visits.
Is Medicare Direct Contracting the right fit for your organization?
Program focuses on improving quality and reducing cost, while maintaining patient choice.
Annual wellness visit vs health risk assessment: Understanding the differences
Despite crossover in forms, both represent different things.
Q&A: Coding for Medicare Preventive and 20-minute visits
Take back control of uncompensated time
Tips for making the most of your revenue.
Healthcare predictions for 2020
Technology, legislation, and more.
Non-physician provider use of E&M codes
Practices are using E&M codes to bill for non-physician educational visits, but is this ok?
7 healthcare trends that will impact physicians
Changing consumer preferences and tech reliance will affect clinical, operational, and financial realities of physicians.
Finding the cure: solutions that can provide financial stability for physicians
In a time of healthcare system distress, there are things practices can do to ensure financial stability.
3 tips for physicians to find the best financial advisor
Not every financial adviser has your best interests at heart.
Two reasons to avoid assembly line care
Takeaways from a recent False Claims Act Settlement and a CMS Final Rule.
Understanding structures of medical practice transactions
Here are some of the advantages, disadvantages, and considerations for medical practice acquisitions.
5 questions every older physician should ask themselves
Questions you should ask yourself as you think about the future for yourself and your practice.
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