Finance

Challenges you’ll face when starting a private medical practice

August 28, 2020

Despite advantages to private practice, fewer physicians are choosing to open their own practice than ever before.

Exploring the advantages of a Virtual Compliance Assistance Partner

August 21, 2020

More Compliance Officers (CO) are engaging in Virtual Compliance Assistance (VCA) as an affordable option to quickly adapt to the industry’s shifting regulatory environment.

Approaching the government with an antitrust complaint

August 14, 2020

When a hospital has significant market power, the hospital can use that market power to harm competing independent physicians. This can violate the federal antitrust laws.

Health insurance companies hemorrhaging billions from employer groups, Medicare

August 07, 2020

Physicians: Negotiate your rates. Hold the payers accountable.

PPP loan forgiveness: What physicians need to know

July 03, 2020

Applying for PPP loan forgiveness is a critical final step for physicians who took the financial initiative to safeguard their staff and their practice during this uncertain time.

Q&A: Medicare screening changes and new E/M service codes

March 06, 2020

Why has Medicare separated depression and alcohol screenings, and will patients incur cost-sharing with new patient portal E&M codes?

Q&A: Chronic Care management and consult requirements

February 07, 2020

Documents required for Chronic Care management code 99490 and fulfilling the consult requirement.

Annual wellness visit vs health risk assessment: Understanding the differences

January 22, 2020

Despite crossover in forms, both represent different things.

Q&A: Coding for Medicare Preventive and 20-minute visits.

January 17, 2020

                  

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?