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  • Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports
    Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports Aged receivables are a measure of your practice’s financial health. However, many aged receivable reports tell only part of the story. A thorough analysis ensures you do not leave money on the table, and here are a few things you should look for. What … Continue reading "Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports"...
  • Medical Spa Tried-and-True Tips for Incorporating a Medical Spa into your Practice
    Tried-and-True Tips for Incorporating a Medical Spa into your Practice Declining reimbursement rates have left physicians around the country scrambling for new revenue streams. One way that many practices are increasing profits is by adding medical spa or “medspa” services such as Botox® injections or microdermabrasion. If you too are considering a jump into this … Continue reading "Tried-and-True Tips for Incorporating a Medical Spa into your Practice"...
  • How are Claims Filed? A Look at the Medical Billing and Coding Workflow How are Claims Filed? A Look at the Medical Billing and Coding Workflow
    How are Claims Filed? A Look at the Medical Billing and Coding Workflow Understanding how medical bills are processed is important for doctors and patients alike. Although there are slight variations, the medical billing and coding workflow typically follows a similar pattern from start to finish-below is an overview. Patient Check-in and Checkout When patients … Continue reading "How are Claims Filed? A Look at the Medical Billing and Coding Workflow"...
  • Your Medical Practice is a Business-It’s Time you Treated it as Such Your Medical Practice is a Business-It’s Time you Treated it as Such
    Your Medical Practice is a Business-It’s Time you Treated it as Such During medical school, you were taught about the various diseases of the body and how to treat them. What you probably did not learn is the business management skills that are required to become successful. If you want to make a living, you’ll … Continue reading "Your Medical Practice is a Business-It’s Time you Treated it as Such"...
  • Signs your Medical Practice may be Ready for Rebranding Signs your Medical Practice may be Ready for Rebranding
    Signs your Medical Practice may be Ready for Rebranding As a physician, you’ve worked hard to establish your brand. As such, you may be puzzled to find that your marketing strategies no longer seem to be working. If so, what you could need is rebranding. Here are some signs that indicate rebranding could be in … Continue reading "Signs your Medical Practice may be Ready for Rebranding"...
  • Obamacare Repeal Medical Billing and Coding How an Obamacare Repeal could Affect Medical Billing and Coding
    How an Obamacare Repeal could Affect Medical Billing and Coding A stated goal of the incoming Trump administration is healthcare reform, specifically repealing Obamacare. Is this a good idea, and what would the possible effects be on the medical billing and coding industry? Here’s what we know so far. Effects of a Repeal According to … Continue reading "How an Obamacare Repeal could Affect Medical Billing and Coding"...
  • Handling your own Medical Billing and Coding Functions? Here are Some Things you Must Do Handling your own Medical Billing and Coding Functions? Here are Some Things you Must Do
    Handling your own Medical Billing and Coding Functions? Here are Some Things you Must Do Many physicians prefer to handle their own medical billing and coding functions in-house. If you are one of them, there are a few other things you must be doing as well if you are to avoid audits and keep the … Continue reading "Handling your own Medical Billing and Coding Functions? Here are Some Things you Must Do"...
  • PQRS is Looming-Dont get Caught Behind the Power Curve PQRS is Looming-Don’t get Caught Behind the Power Curve
    PQRS is Looming-Don’t get Caught Behind the Power Curve As if getting paid from Medicaid or Medicare wasn’t hard enough, physicians are now subject to a negative payment adjustment for failing to comply with the Physician Quality Reporting Standards, also known as PQRS. Like it or not, PQRS is here to stay, which is why … Continue reading "PQRS is Looming-Don’t get Caught Behind the Power Curve"...
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialists Why Formal Training Beats OJT Medical Billing and Coding Specialists: Why Formal Training Beats OJT
    Medical Billing and Coding Specialists: Why Formal Training Beats OJT Many physicians choose to hire experienced workers to perform medical billing and coding functions, or elect to cross-train employees from other departments to “fill in” as needed. In either of these instances, medical billing and coding specialists learn their craft solely through “on-the-job” training or … Continue reading "Medical Billing and Coding Specialists: Why Formal Training Beats OJT"...
  • AdobeStock_106003757 How Effective is your Medical Practice? Time for an Analysis
    How Effective is your Medical Practice? Time for an Analysis Like any business, a medical practice must operate efficiently in order to be profitable. With so many different moving parts, it can be difficult to know which areas are operating effectively and which ones are not. If you are struggling in one or more areas, … Continue reading "How Effective is your Medical Practice? Time for an Analysis"...

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  • Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports
    Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports Aged receivables are a measure of your practice’s financial health. However, many aged receivable reports tell only part of the story. A thorough analysis ensures you do not leave money on the table, and here are a few things you should look for. What … Continue reading "Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports"...
  • Medical Spa Tried-and-True Tips for Incorporating a Medical Spa into your Practice
    Tried-and-True Tips for Incorporating a Medical Spa into your Practice Declining reimbursement rates have left physicians around the country scrambling for new revenue streams. One way that many practices are increasing profits is by adding medical spa or “medspa” services such as Botox® injections or microdermabrasion. If you too are considering a jump into this … Continue reading "Tried-and-True Tips for Incorporating a Medical Spa into your Practice"...
  • Dentist Medical Billing What Every Dentist Must Know about Medical Billing and Coding
    What Every Dentist Must Know about Medical Billing and Coding Although most dental procedures are filed with a patient’s dental insurer, some are medically necessary and must therefore be submitted to a health plan. For many dentists this can create a problem, since dental claims normally do not require a diagnosis code. Here are some … Continue reading "What Every Dentist Must Know about Medical Billing and Coding"...
  • How are Claims Filed? A Look at the Medical Billing and Coding Workflow How are Claims Filed? A Look at the Medical Billing and Coding Workflow
    How are Claims Filed? A Look at the Medical Billing and Coding Workflow Understanding how medical bills are processed is important for doctors and patients alike. Although there are slight variations, the medical billing and coding workflow typically follows a similar pattern from start to finish-below is an overview. Patient Check-in and Checkout When patients … Continue reading "How are Claims Filed? A Look at the Medical Billing and Coding Workflow"...
  • Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports
    Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports Aged receivables are a measure of your practice’s financial health. However, many aged receivable reports tell only part of the story. A thorough analysis ensures you do not leave money on the table, and here are a few things you should look for. What … Continue reading "Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports"...
  • Medical Spa Tried-and-True Tips for Incorporating a Medical Spa into your Practice
    Tried-and-True Tips for Incorporating a Medical Spa into your Practice Declining reimbursement rates have left physicians around the country scrambling for new revenue streams. One way that many practices are increasing profits is by adding medical spa or “medspa” services such as Botox® injections or microdermabrasion. If you too are considering a jump into this … Continue reading "Tried-and-True Tips for Incorporating a Medical Spa into your Practice"...
  • Dentist Medical Billing What Every Dentist Must Know about Medical Billing and Coding
    What Every Dentist Must Know about Medical Billing and Coding Although most dental procedures are filed with a patient’s dental insurer, some are medically necessary and must therefore be submitted to a health plan. For many dentists this can create a problem, since dental claims normally do not require a diagnosis code. Here are some … Continue reading "What Every Dentist Must Know about Medical Billing and Coding"...

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  • Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports
    Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports Aged receivables are a measure of your practice’s financial health. However, many aged receivable reports tell only part of the story. A thorough analysis ensures you do not leave money on the table, and here are a few things you should look for. What … Continue reading "Maximize Profits by Ensuring the Accuracy of your Aged Receivable Reports"...
  • Medical Spa Tried-and-True Tips for Incorporating a Medical Spa into your Practice
    Tried-and-True Tips for Incorporating a Medical Spa into your Practice Declining reimbursement rates have left physicians around the country scrambling for new revenue streams. One way that many practices are increasing profits is by adding medical spa or “medspa” services such as Botox® injections or microdermabrasion. If you too are considering a jump into this … Continue reading "Tried-and-True Tips for Incorporating a Medical Spa into your Practice"...