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MACRA and How it impacts the future of medicare reimbursement

When the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) was passed in 2015, it was one of the rare occasions of bipartisan agreement on the topic of healthcare reform. Both sides saw the benefits in moving to a model of value-based care but there was not a clear understanding of how this would be...

Are ICD10 Denials Haunting Your Organization?

A mere seven months after the panic of the ICD-10 implementation, it appears that many facilities experienced a non-event besides a small number of delays in payment. But, as time has worn on, are those same facilities experiencing a larger number of denials? Some have managed to carefully plan and mitigate risks while other...

Podiatry Practice Billing

Small practice billing for the podiatry practice As a podiatric physician, your goal is to provide patients with the best care and outcomes possible. However, any medical professional must also be a business professional when they operate their own practice or serve as a partner in one. Thus, you have to be aware of...

Patient Payment Portal Effectiveness

Medical Billing and Patient Payment Portal Effectiveness According to a survey done by MGMA (Medical Group Management Association), most medical practices will generate around 25% of revenue from direct patient payments. Failing to collect on time, then, can cause a major decrease in total revenue over any set period.

Locum Tenens Physician Billing

Locum Tenens Billing In all areas of medicine, locum tenens staffing is increasing and definitely a growing trend. However, even with its popularity, a lot of medical professionals are not exactly clear about this sort of service, and most especially where billing is concerned.