4 Signs It’s Time to Work with a Physician Practice Management Company

Scott MaulMarch 10, 2022

Your goal as a physician is to provide superior healthcare for your patients, but running a successful medical group takes a lot more than clinical excellence. The day-to-day demands of operating a busy physician practice require you to have superior business management skills.  

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Rethink Patient-Facing RCM During Healthcare Labor Shortage Part 1: Why Now?

Stephen BernardMarch 8, 2022

"We're hiring."

 

It’s probably safe to say that most of the country’s hospitals and health systems are posting that message prominently right now. Recent employment trends show that the number of people quitting healthcare and social assistance jobs was

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CMSA: Advocacy – Getting Involved and Making a Difference

Dr. Ronald HirschFebruary 27, 2022

Every single day each one of us makes a difference in our work. Whether it is arranging home durable medical equipment, setting up a patient appointment with a physician, helping a patient with a POLST, or arranging meal delivery, your work helps that patient. You do it day in and day out. And sometimes you probably look at your work and think ...

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Court Vacates No Surprises Act Regulations Favoring Payors in Reimbursement Disputes

Kathryn BeardFebruary 25, 2022

On February 23, 2022, a Texas district court found that portions of the No Surprises Act ...

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No Surprises Act 2022: What Physicians Still Need to Know

Kathryn BeardFebruary 10, 2022

On January 1, 2022, the federal No Surprises Act (NSA) went into effect. At its heart, the NSA aims to empower patients to make more informed financial decisions about their care while eliminating unexpected bills which, prior to NSA protections, have sometimes led to financially ...

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Outrageous Hospital Charges – Don’t Blame the Hospital

Dr. Ronald HirschFebruary 3, 2022

There has been a lot of media attention to hospital charges recently. With the COVID-19 pandemic, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) worked miracles to allow health systems to be paid a facility fee for many remote visits to cover the overhead costs of such visits. The price transparency regulations require more ...

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ICD10monitor: Malnutrition Now on PEPPER

Dr. Ronald HirschDecember 20, 2021

Auditors appear to be hungry to deny.

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RACMonitor: Terminology Matters – Site of Service and Status

Dr. Ronald HirschDecember 9, 2021

Sudden reversals from CMS on the Inpatient-Only List and Ambulatory Surgical Center Covered Procedures List have infused confusion into the payment process for providers.

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Intelligent Automation in Revenue Cycle Management: By the Numbers

Ronald HaduchDecember 9, 2021

Healthcare providers face unprecedented volume gaps, which is putting more pressure on finance and revenue cycle leaders to create efficiencies that increase margins. But what does this really mean in terms of dollars and operational improvement? And how can intelligent automation (IA) help?

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RACMonitor: To Practice or Not to Practice – The Physician Question

Dr. Ronald HirschNovember 30, 2021

To be a full-time physician advisor, an individual must give up their regular clinical medical practice.

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