Providers Need "More Than a Clearinghouse" to Compete

Advances in technology in all areas of life happen at a furious pace. Smartphones and smart homes are the norm.

Doctor, Give Me the News: Spend More Time with Patients, Less at a Desk

You’ve spent four years as an undergrad, another four in medical school and three to eight additional years completing a residency. That’s about 16 years honing your craft and paying your dues.

Just the Facts: Estimating Patient Costs Before Leaving the Office

Once a patient bill enters collections, the average provider receives less than $16 for every $100 owed, according to MGMA Connexion.

Five Compliance Tips: An Interview with Jim Johnson, President and Founder of Live Compliance

“Get audited. Have an outside organization pick apart your practice to look for areas of weakness.”

Kevin Lathrop Appointed President of TriZetto Provider Solutions

We're delighted to announce the appointment of Kevin Lathrop as President. Kevin brings over 20 years of experience developing and implementing growth strategies and managing large scale operations and IT functions.

Seek Outside Partners for Inside Problems

In today’s environment, medical practices pursue cost-effective ways to maximize reimbursements, improve collections, decrease costs and minimize their business risk.

Transition to Value-Based Reimbursement: Past, Present & President Trump

For the past eight years, the legislative debates over, politics surrounding, and implementation of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) largely defined the federal government’s health care policy agenda, while the law itself fundamentally changed the direction of the health care industry.

5 HIPAA Items You Should Focus On

Meaningful Use, ICD-10, and the new Merit-Based Incentive Payment system have overshadowed HIPAA recently. In 2017, however, practices must give it higher priority.

Primary Care Revenue Opportunities

2017 brings exciting changes for primary care physicians. First, CMS is now recognizing an existing CPT Service that will be used by primary care and specialty physicians alike, non-face-to-face prolonged services codes 99358 and 99359. Not only are they recognizing them, they are following CPT rules for the codes.  These services allow a provider to be paid for extensive record review or other management activities when the patient is not present.

Top 5 Takeaways: 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Rule

On November 2, 2016, CMS issued a final rule to update payment rates, policies, and quality provisions for services furnished under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) in the 2017 calendar year.  Released just weeks after CMS published its final 2,000+ page MACRA regulation, the Physician Fee Schedule regulation has received less media and industry attention than the MACRA regulation, but it remains critically important for healthcare providers to understand as they move into 2017.

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