Blog

Benefits of Opening A Private Medical Practice

Benefits of Opening A Private Medical Practice

Benefits of a Private Medical Practice Consolidation in the healthcare industry has become more and more prevalent. A majority of hospitals are owned by larger, big-name hospitals. This means that the entire industry is continually placed in less hands. Undoubtedly,...

read more
Collaboration in Healthcare: Payors and Providers

Collaboration in Healthcare: Payors and Providers

Collaboration in Healthcare To get to the other side, collaboration in healthcare is necessary.  Payors and providers are going to have to trust each other and share information.  Unfortunately, the payor holds much of the information needed to determine the true...

read more
New Medicare ID Cards: Ways to Prepare

New Medicare ID Cards: Ways to Prepare

New Medicare ID Cards: Ways to Prepare Medicare is taking steps to remove Social Security numbers from Medicare cards. Through this initiative, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will prevent fraud, identity theft, and protect essential program...

read more
Properly Billing Telehealth Services to Medicare

Properly Billing Telehealth Services to Medicare

Reprinted from Physician's Practice. Medicare Area Contractors (MACs), via the direction of CMS, reimburse for a variety of telehealth services, but only if you have all the specifics correct. Here are some things to remember as you prepare to provide these services...

read more
CMS Finalizes Quality Payment Program Rule for Year 2

CMS Finalizes Quality Payment Program Rule for Year 2

Quality Payment Program Year 2 Policies are Gradually Preparing Clinicians for Full Implementation Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the final rule with comment for the second year of the Quality Payment Program (calendar year 2018),...

read more
You Can’t Collect Those Medicare Monies!

You Can’t Collect Those Medicare Monies!

It's bad enough that reimbursement is dropping all the time, but now you can't even collect co-pays, deductibles and coinsurance from some Medicare patients. Medicare Area Contractors (MACs) are receiving increased telephone calls from providers abou the Qualified...

read more
CMS Proposed Rule – Beware, Take Notice & Be Heard

CMS Proposed Rule – Beware, Take Notice & Be Heard

This and past weeks, the @NSCHBC listserve has been booming with comments about CMS-1693, the proposed rule that includes Pros and Cons, but PHYSICIANS and PATIENTS alike, need to be aware of what may be possibly on the horizon come January 2019.  A colleague of...

read more
Medicare Enrollment Certification Statements

Medicare Enrollment Certification Statements

Effective October 1, 2019, Medicare will no longer accept paper certification statements mailed in for enrollment applications submitted via the Internet-based Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System (Internet-based PECOS). Change Request...

read more
Contact Request
reCAPTCHA is required.

Take Control of Your Practice’s Health

Profitability and longevity come from putting the right policies, procedures and processes in place. Let us help you become the leading healthcare provider in your region.