14 Oct Fee Schedules: Don’t Leave Money On the Table

When was the last time you reviewed your practice’s charge schedule?  Has it been a few years?  Maybe you’ve never reviewed it since it was initially set? Optimizing practices' fee schedules is crucial to the financial health of a practice. You don’t need to be constantly reviewing...

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29 Sep Charge Review: The Secret to Cleaner Claims

Chances are many of you reading this do not have certified coders reviewing physician encounters.  Those of you who do work with certified coders likely only have a percentage of physician encounters passing before their trained eyes.  Are you relying on the physician to code? ...

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09 Sep How Dusty are Your Managed Care Contracts?

Springtime brings a different kind of cleaning – make fall the time you’ll plan to tend to your managed care contracts.  Many of us cannot put our hands on many of our managed care contracts.  Others have some in hand but haven’t looked at them in...

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22 Jul Best Practices for Patient Balances

Many of us have felt the gradual increase of medical costs due directly from the patient, both within our businesses and our own pocketbooks.  Particularly with the growing popularity of high deductible health plans, physicians have to contend with a larger portion of their accounts...

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