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5 strategies to schedule your medical practice appointments effectively
Learn some techniques to schedule your patients´ appointments properly to enhance cashflow, improve your staff´s wellbeing and the overall patient experience.
A Four-Point Checklist for Choosing your RCM Partner
Get insight on some aspects you need to consider to find the right RCM partner to improve your medical practice, relieve your administrative burden, and make sure you get paid for your work.
Hospitals´ per patient labor expenses up 37% from 2019 to Q1 2022
Nationally, hospital labor expenses increased by more than one-third from pre-pandemic levels, according to a Kaufman Hall recent report. Between 2019 and March 2022, the median labor expense per adjusted discharge rose from $4,009 to $5,494.
Hospital groups are pressing HHS to expand the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE)
Hospital groups, including the AMA and AHA, asked the HHS for another PHE renewal. Organizations asked for an additional 90 days past the current July expiration date.
4 reasons to outsource your prior authorizations process
Outsourcing your prior authorizations process can help you reduce denials, save time and money, minimize data errors, and improve patient care.
How to make sure your Business Associates are HIPAA Compliant
Covered Entities (CE) and their Business Associates (BA) must comply to HIPAA policies to ensure protection to health data from patients. Read more about how you can ensure your BA are HIPAA Compliant to protect your patients and your practice.
New Radiation Oncology Payment Model gets delayed by the CMS
CMS proposed a new rule to delay indefinitely the implementation of this radiation oncology bundled payments model.
HHS will request providers data on billing practices due to a plan to reduce medical bad debt
The Government announced a new plan to address medical bad debt which will include requiring billing data from providers by HHS.
Three Key Performance Indicators to Track Weekly
Monitor specific metrics frequently to improved profitability and efficiency across your entire practice and RCM operations.
Treating depression: A good mix is the best medicine
Alternative treatments in the mind-body space are shown to improve outcomes for those with depression. Read more about natural and therapy-based approaches that can help boost the benefits of medication.