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Richard Lopez del RinconFebruary 20, 2020

Five Ways to Decrease Patient No Shows in Physician Practices

Patients who do not show up for scheduled appointments disrupt practice flow by taking dedicated time slots away from other patients and negatively impact the productivity of both the provider and staff. Practices often waive ‘no shows’ as a normal part of business but when translated to a bottom-line impact, ...

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Richard Lopez del RinconDecember 9, 2019

Five Revenue Cycle Metrics Profitable Practices Are Measuring

Measuring the financial health of your practice plays an important role in future growth. When you understand the metrics that impact your revenue cycle, you can better manage your overall process by making strategic changes to increase revenue and lower costs.

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Randy KellerAugust 5, 2019

Six Ways to Improve Patient Collections

Today, providers need to place more emphasis on collection from patient balances since there is more financial responsibility from insured patients. This is a direct result from high dollar deductible health plans associated with health saving accounts or tax-advantaged medical savings accounts.

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Tracey WalkerJuly 18, 2019

Cadillac Tax Could Affect 1 in 5 Health Plans

The ACA’s tax on high-cost health plans—or “Cadillac Tax”—would affect one in five employers offering health benefits when it takes effect in 2022 unless employers change their health plans, according to a recent analysis.

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Joe Polaris for MGMAJuly 15, 2019

Nurture Patient Satisfaction with Revenue Cycle Transformation

Patient satisfaction, loyalty and retention — these are the lifeblood of any medical group. But in today’s ever-evolving healthcare landscape, how do you authentically and successfully nurture them?

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Pamela OlkowskiJune 3, 2019

Five Things to Consider Before Using a Collections Agency for Medical Debt

In today’s billing environment, increasingly higher payment responsibility resides with patients. Self-pay accounts have steadily grown to essentially their own payer ...

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Richard Lopez del RinconFebruary 14, 2019

Five Ways Providers Can Improve Front End Processes to Maximize Reimbursement

In order to maintain financial stability in an ever changing industry, healthcare providers need to develop a better understanding of the impact front end processes have on the revenue cycle. With this in mind, let’s take a look at five ways providers can drastically improve office flow and maximize reimbursement ...

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Norm SchoonoverJanuary 4, 2019

Five Ways Your Physician Practice Can Adapt to High Deductible Plans

The secret is out; high deductible plans are everywhere and are proliferating the market. High deductible plans are not new and they have been around for over a decade. However, as the cost of health care continues to rise at a rapid rate and more employers are looking to help offset the cost of providing health ...

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R1 RCMAugust 10, 2017

What is Revenue Cycle Management in Healthcare?

The healthcare industry in the U.S. is undergoing a significant transformation due to a transitioning coding system amidst changing regulations regarding value-based care and increasing pressures on healthcare providers to improve patient care while simultaneously lowering costs. In light of these ...

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