Breaking down MIPS – Part 1: Quality category

MIPS Advancing care information

When it comes to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) and moving Medicare Part B clinicians to a performance-based payment system, most practices know by now that there are 2 tracks to choose from—Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs) or the Merit-Based … Continue reading

Attract new patients. Better connect with existing patients.

Practice Marketing Yelp for doctors

Attract new patients. Better connect with existing patients.  Practice marketing is the tool that makes it easy for your practice to shine online and connect with patients. Did you know that 77% of patients search online before making an appointment … Continue reading

MACRA – 5 Big Questions Answered

MACRA Resource Center

There has been much discussion surrounding the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015. Brought to you by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), it is designed to fix the previous Medicare payment formula in order to create a sustainable physician payment structure with long-term actionable savings. Recently, Kelly Whittle, of Whittle Advisors answered five MACRA questions that we’ve heard most frequently.

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Small practice or ACO, focus remains on patient care

ACO patient care

It’s not your imagination. If you feel like there are fewer solo physician practices these days, you’re right. Physicians in practices of nine or less dropped from 40.1% to 35.3% from June 2013 to December 2015, according to researchers who studied the Medicare Physician Compare public use datasets from that time period.

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