On November 2, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a final rule for Year 2 of the Quality Payment Program (QPP). As you are likely aware, the QPP, established under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization … Continue reading
Changes in technology and in health insurance reimbursement have created a fair bit of upheaval for medical practices in recent years. Payment responsibility has shifted to patients and has created additional tasks for a practice’s front office. Front-office employees are … Continue reading
Physician practices are constantly trying to get a handle on their collections, as it drives the financial success of their business. Many have been considering whether to outsource their billing or to keep it in house. One of the arguments for outsourcing is that a successful revenue cycle management (RCM) service ultimately reduces the amount of time from patient service to receipt of payment.
Quest Diagnostics recently conducted a national survey asking respondents who are using an outside billing company what their goals are…Continue reading
Quality Payment Program Eligibility assistant In 2017, all eligible providers need to participate in MACRA’s Quality Payment Program (QPP) to avoid potentially significant penalties. How will this impact your practice? If you are a physician, physicians assistant, nurse practitioner, clinical … Continue reading