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Lowering Medical Practice AR With Minimal Spending

“I’m concerned about leaving money on the table, so how do I get my A/R down and turn that A/R into money in the bank?” Earlier today, a practicing physician came to me and asked me a common and relevant question I hear all of the time. Chances are, if I’m hearing the question more[…]

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Implementing Denial Prevention

Fact: Every medical organization has experienced those pesky claim denials. Medical claim denials are a hassle and can often lead to financial difficulties. The good news is, many medical denials can be prevented and can be easily avoided. Approximately 90% of denials within any healthcare organization are preventable. The bad news is, there will always[…]

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MACRA: The Medicare Access and CHIP Re-authorization Act of 2015

MACRA: Medicare Access and CHIP Re-authorization Act Understanding The Quality Payment Program & Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) MACRA: The Medicare Access and CHIP Re-authorization Act of 2015 is the new CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) program that consolidates together the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), Value-based Modifier (VBM),[…]

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Solutions for the Ambulatory Anesthesia Value-Based World

Article 2 in a series: Ambulatory anesthesia providers resolve value-based payment issues. The first article in the series, The Ambulatory Anesthesia Value-Based World, addressed the problems associated with achieving effective results in the world of value-based payment models and ambulatory anesthesia.  This report features what practitioners are doing to resolve the issues and achieve desired[…]

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The Ambulatory Anesthesia Value-Based World

Article 1 in a series to help anesthesia providers survive and thrive using the new value-based payment models. The reality of the ambulatory anesthesia value-based world is that Medicare inadvertently set up the ambulatory anesthesiology practice for failure. Most of the non-hospital based practices were unable to achieve meaningful use which eliminated them from the[…]

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