8 MIPS tips for the 2018 reporting year

Posted by Kate Tingley on Oct 23, 2019 8:17:26 AM

I have been privileged to work with many practices and specialties, helping them navigate the very confusing Medicare Quality Programs. I wanted to leave you with a few tips for the 2018 reporting year:

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Topics: medical billing, medical coding, revenue cycle management

Revenue cycle management outsourcing is a trend set to expand

Posted by Kate Tingley on Oct 22, 2019 4:03:22 AM

The revenue cycle management market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 7.2 percent from 2014 to 2019, and it is one of the functions healthcare providers outsource the most, according to a recent report from MicroMarket Monitor.

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Topics: RCM, medical billing, revenue cycle management, hospital revenue cycle management, technology, patient collections, Healthcare

4 ways for practices to control overhead, increase revenue

Posted by Kate Tingley on Oct 4, 2019 7:10:02 AM

Finance

Unlike many other businesses, medical practices can’t pass on rising costs–such as increasing rents, employee salaries and utilities–to their customers, or in this case, patients. But they must find some way to control them.

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Topics: revenue cycle management, Medical Practice

Are you being underpaid by medicare advantage organizations?

Posted by Kate Tingley on Oct 4, 2019 6:19:34 AM

What’s the Problem?

Sequestration underpayments have been improperly withheld from provider payments by many Medicare Advantage Organizations [MAO] in violation of CMS guidelines that were issued on May 1, 2013.

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Topics: medical billing, medical coding, revenue cycle management, medicare, Collections, Health Insurance

Beyond appointment reminders

Posted by Kate Tingley on Oct 4, 2019 6:08:14 AM

Many practices use an automated system for sending appointment reminders. You’re already paying for the service and the call, so why not maximize its value to your practice? Here’s some small changes to your appointment reminders that can yield big results.

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Topics: practice management, medical billing, medical coding, revenue cycle management, patient collections, Medical Practice

For physician practices, the pressure’s on to offer patients same-day appointments

Posted by Kate Tingley on Oct 3, 2019 6:31:11 AM

It might not be easy to implement, but some physician practices are guaranteeing patients same-day appointments in order to compete with a growing number of retail clinics, urgent care clinics and telemedicine services.

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Topics: Coronis Health, medical billing, revenue cycle management, patient collections, Medical Practice

How medical practices can leverage content marketing

Posted by Kate Tingley on Oct 3, 2019 6:03:08 AM

Ten years ago, medical practices could count on new patients coming from physician referrals and word of mouth marketing. Today, patient acquisition is much more complex and nuanced.

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Topics: revenue cycle management, Medical Practice

Insights: Owning It! Strategic planning, navigating M&A, and staying independent in healthcare today

Posted by Kate Tingley on Oct 3, 2019 5:24:37 AM
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Topics: revenue cycle management, Healthcare

Leverage analytics for better business decisions

Posted by Kate Tingley on Oct 3, 2019 5:19:02 AM

Data analytics has become vital in today’s health insurance environment. It not only offers insurers the opportunity to harness lots of data to effectively deter fraud, waste and abuse, it also helps them identify areas to improve quality and reduce cost.

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Topics: revenue cycle management, technology, Healthcare, Healthcare Data

Why next-gen mobile networks will be a boost to healthcare

Posted by Kate Tingley on Oct 1, 2019 8:41:25 AM
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Topics: medical billing, medical coding, revenue cycle management, technology, Value-Based Care, Healthcare Data

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