29 Dec Wishing you a Happy, Healthy 2018!

This week we wanted to use our weekly communication to thank you for your interest over the past year. We strive to provide you with information that is timely, relevant, and useful to your practice. We will always welcome your questions, and any suggestions you...

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22 Dec Bridging the Gap Between Money and Medicine

We had the great opportunity to interview Elizabeth Woodcock, the founder and principal of Woodcock & Associates, about how to make your front staff feel more comfortable collecting at the point of service. Below is some of the advice she shared with us.   Years ago, most...

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15 Dec Vendor Management: Start Out Strong in 2018

Every practice has multiple vendors that help to keep your office running smoothly. If you’re generally happy with the service you’re receiving and the pricing you’ve received seems reasonable, then reevaluating your vendors is likely not on your radar. Besides, you have multiple other to-dos...

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01 Dec The National Unique Patient Identifier – A Brief History

There are numerous articles we’ve all come across in our ongoing search for information regarding interoperability of electronic health records to facilitate greater ease of access to a patient’s full electronic medical history.  However, what about the challenges that come with properly identifying a patient...

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03 Nov CHIP Funding Passed Through the House

Last week we brought you information regarding the dwindling funds available to the states for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).  The House missed a September deadline to renew funding for the program that is considered an element of Medicaid. As reported by Modern Healthcare, this...

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22 Sep The Graham-Cassidy Bill

The Graham-Cassidy Bill After a relatively brief hiatus, we have some legislative activity to share with you that, if passed, could have a profound impact on the healthcare industry.  Two Republican Senators – Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy – have co-sponsored the Graham-Cassidy Bill which is...

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