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Top 8 tips to reboot your practiceWith all the pressures facing independent practices—from adjusting to value-based payments to meeting the growing demands of patients—business innovators may provide some key practice management lessons.
How physicians can improve coding and increase revenueFive areas physicians should keep an eye on to optimize reimbursement for the remainder of 2016.
Skimping on financial advice could prove highly foolish for physicians
Skimping on financial advice could prove highly foolish for physiciansAs a physician, you can’t afford to go it alone with your finances.
There has to be better prescription drug price transparency
There has to be better prescription drug price transparencyThere’s no doubt about the high level of distress that people across the nation are feeling about the rising costs of prescription drugs.
Tips for physicians to retain more revenueFrom booking to billing, control your overhead.
What doctors need to know about buying versus leasing equipmentDoctors and hospitals in the U.S. spend nearly $200 billion per year on medical devices, according to a 2015 study by the Advanced Medical Technology Association.
How to utilize care coordination to boost practice incomeDoctors now can bill Medicare for transitional and chronic care managment, but not everyone will benefit.
It’s time for fair pricing in medical transportation
It’s time for fair pricing in medical transportationWhile transparency is viewed as important to reducing consumer health costs, little has been done to affect business-to-business relationships and confront pricing practices that are often variable and opaque.
What new rules on overtime pay mean to physician practices
What new rules on overtime pay mean to physician practicesIn May of this year, President Obama and the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) released the long-awaited Final Rule revising the minimum salary requirement for an employee to qualify for the overtime exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). All changes under the rule will take effect on December 1, 2016.
10 steps to increase financial security for physiciansIf you are interested in having the opportunity to eventually retire and not have to worry about finding an “early bird” special at your favorite restaurant, consider these ten great ideas.