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How to take advantage of the growing physician-dentist collaborationAs a growing body of research suggests a link between oral health and chronic health conditions, the benefits of physician-dentist partnership become even clearer.
Tips to make every payer negotiation a successSuccessful payer negotiations require preparation, persistence and a bit of salesmanship
Top 11 ways physicians can fight back against denials11 strategies for turning rejection into revenue
The payer time drain: dealing with prior authorizationsDespite recent moves to streamline the prior authorization process, physicians still struggle mightily as they jump through payers’ hoops.
Physicians want collaboration, not complication, from payersThe physician community has a simple message for payers: Let doctors be doctors.
2017 Payer Scorecard breakdownAn inside look at what drives insurers to refuse to negotiate, require more prior auths and deny claims
Kung fu insurance providersPayer negotiations made simple.
Will retail take over primary care?
Will retail take over primary care?Walgreens and CVS pharmacy chains are aggressively developing primary care venues within their stores. Their approaches are similar yet different, although the underlying strategy is the same for both.
Physicians should rethink their revenue streamsWeighing new services
8 ways to make adult vaccinations profitableNew CDC guidelines suggest greater immunization rates, so practices should review programs