Emergency funds, retirement accounts, and more.
Grow your practice with patient relationship management software
Stay independent and profitable through the use of technology.
The leading causes of denials and how to prevent them
Denials are a painful - but preventable - financial drain on practices.
7 ways to make denied claims easier
Don’t take ‘no’ for an answer: promptly and properly resubmitting claims is crucial to your bottom line.
5 keys to collecting patient responsibility upfront
Ensure your practice’s long-term health by educating patients about their financial responsibility and staff on how to improve medical billing and collections.
Avoid false economies that undermine your practice business
Efforts to save money may even weaken the business-and, sometimes, those weakening effects can be very hard to spot.
How to talk with patients about billing
If you let patients know from the start what you expect from them, you’re far more likely to get the money you’re asking for.
Don’t wait to discuss your billing and collection policies
Improve your medical collections by communicating your policies up front.
The reality of virtual check-in coding
Medicare’s new G2012 code for virtual check-ins may lead to cost savings. It could also cost patients money and potentially cost providers in patient satisfaction.
Required documentation for 99214 coding
In order to justify the Level 4 E/M visit, make sure you have recorded all necessary information-and clearly label it for the payer auditor to easily find.
Medicare on medical necessity and more on time-based coding
How to code varies on the circumstances. Many coding scenarios are determined by context-not absolutes.
A simple way to increase revenue
How to boost revenue in the new year.
When the punishment of Sisyphus is actually preferable...
4 ways to boost your profits
A few tweaks to your billing and collection routines could make a huge difference in your bottom line.
6 strategies for better billing and collections
Don’t forget your practice’s billing and collections when writing your New Year’s resolutions.
5 ways to use KPIs to increase your revenue
Collecting patient payments can be a challenge for medical practices that aren’t operating at maximum efficiency. Review some key performance indicators to identify and improve processes.
Coding changes in the new year
How CMS’ final rule will affect documentation, time-based billing.
How to prepare for renegotiating payer contracts
Before heading to the table, draft a game plan to be a tough negotiator with payers.
6 leverage points small practices have with payers
It’s important to remember what you bring to the table before negotiating payer contracts.
Tips for finding another place to set up shop
If you keep a few basics in mind, it’ll be easy it easy to pick the perfect spot for your next space.
How to finance a new location
Here are a few things to keep in mind when seeking financing for a new practice location.
Coding for wellness visits and time-based statements
This month’s coding questions look at how timing plays a role with annual checkups and the stipulations that must be met for coding by time.
6 back office billing strategies
Expert advice for turning your back office staff into billing and collections all-stars.
Coding questions on Medicare denials, TCM billing
Coding expert Bill Dacey answers your latest coding questions, including an inquiry on why Medicare denied an initial visit claim.
How to choose a bank for a line of credit
If you need financing or a line of credit, it pays to find a bank with medical practice expertise. Here are five questions to help you evaluate potential lenders.
Technology innovations that will improve your revenue cycle
Embrace electronic billing and electronic verification tools to improve your billings and collections.
3 low tech ways to boost collections
These tried and true tactics can help you improve your billings and collections-without the need for a computer screen.
Unfortunately, preventative care doesn't prevent physicians from dealing with reimbursement woes.
Coding for patient care outside the office
How to meet patients wherever they are-and ensure you can get paid for telehealth and virtual check-ins.
Coding and billing for advanced practice clinicians
Nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other advanced practice clinicians may have different coding requirements, adding another layer of complexity to the coding process.
A round up on DOJ actions against coding abuse
A look at recent lawsuits the U.S. Department of Justice has pursued for illegal upcoding, downcoding, and excessive coding claims.
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