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Joe Polaris for Physicians PracticeMarch 18, 2020

Automation Can Standardize RCM Workflows and Provide Price Transparency

Given CY 2020’s Hospital Price Transparency Requirements, which take effect January 1, 2021, there has been a huge push in the healthcare industry to not only provide financial clarity to patients, but also deliver on rising overall consumer expectations in order to stay competitive. While price ...

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Consumerism
Patient Experience
Physician Services

Richard Lopez del Rincon for MGMAMarch 16, 2020

Creating Access and Engagement Across the Revenue Cycle

In the wake of the 2019 White House Executive Order mandating price transparency,1 many healthcare organizations have accelerated plans to enable greater cost transparency. Physician practices can substantially strengthen these plans by acknowledging that such transparency is ...

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Billing
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Physician Services
Quality Programs

Lynn Guerrant BSN, MSFebruary 28, 2020

Survival Strategies for Independent Practices in a Value-Based Environment

With the advent of MACRA, CMS has begun to shift healthcare reimbursement from fee-for-service to one based on achievement of value-based metrics.  The goals of Value-based care are to improve care quality and lower costs.  Independent providers must overhaul their financial and clinical processes to ...

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Best Practices
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Collections
Physician Services

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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Best Practices
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Physician Services
Quality Programs

Lynn Guerrant BSN, MSJanuary 31, 2020

Six Important Steps in Creating a Quality Improvement Team for a Physician Practice

Quality and value seem to be two of the most elusive words in health care today. The debate over how to define, measure, and achieve quality and value, stretches from shore to shore, across all specialties and to the top reaches of our government. While definitions and rules change with startling rapidity, one ...

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Payer Mix
Physician Services

Brooks BabcockJanuary 31, 2020

How Your Independent Practice Can Better Negotiate with Payers

Actively negotiating with payers is an important aspect of both practice management and revenue cycle management activities for independent medical practices. Although the impact can be significant, most providers have had little to no experience doing so or have not seen much success in past negotiations, ...

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Physician Services
Press Release
Revenue Cycle

R1 RCMJanuary 27, 2020

R1 Expands Physician Practice Footprint with District Medical Group

650-provider medical group selects R1 to drive financial performance, support significant growth and navigate complex payment models

 

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Physician Services
Press Release
Revenue Cycle

R1 RCMJanuary 22, 2020

R1 RCM Expands Market Reach with Launch of Revenue Cycle Management Solution for Large Physician Groups

Solution provides a standardized RCM operational strategy across all care settings and reimbursement models to deliver superior financial outcomes.

 

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Automation
Patient Experience
Physician Services

Dan Pope for Physicians PracticeJanuary 21, 2020

Streamline Your Revenue Cycle with Intelligent Automation

For years, healthcare organizations have been keeping revenue cycle operations in-house and investing in one-off software applications to address various challenges. Leaders are seeing little-to-no return on these investments and are left with disjointed technology that makes it harder for staff members to ...

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Collections
Physician Services
Revenue Cycle

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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