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Healthcare Data Blog posts

October 1, 2019
by Simon Hughes

Tips for managing your practice’s reputation on physician review sites

The internet giveth and the internet taketh. On one hand, the benefits of access, convenience, and the broad exposure of a strong online presence cannot be overstated. Everything from attracting and retaining new patients, to the ease of patient communications and booking appointments make it necessary for any modern medical practice to embrace life on […]

October 1, 2019
by Simon Hughes

MACRA – MIP Matters

MIPS Matters: Understanding Eligibility & Exclusions

October 1, 2019
by Simon Hughes

Medicare revalidation due date

Revalidation notifications are sent via mail or email to the provider. Due dates are posted on Data.CMS.gov/revalidation. Reminder, unsolicited applications received six months prior to the due date will not be accepted and will be returned to the provider.

October 1, 2019
by Simon Hughes

5 easy steps to going paperless

You don’t have to be told how time-consuming it can be to track down medical billing records when they’re in paper form. Yet, you still haven’t made the move to paperless for one reason or another.

October 1, 2019
by Simon Hughes

Does your medical practice have workflow issues?

Simply put, a workflow is the pattern and amount of work that comes in and goes out from your office and staff. The key to a good flow is to eliminate those tiny sources of inefficiency, such as inconsistent medical billing or collections, before they begin to inconvenience patients, disrupt your practice, and hinder profitability.

October 1, 2019
by Simon Hughes

How an effective revenue cycle management benefits your practice

Medical billing and coding are complicated. For many medical practices, they are often overwhelming when combined with all the other responsibilities your staff has. If this process is plaguing your practice, a structured revenue cycle management (RCM) system may need to be implemented to help your practice operate more smoothly and optimize cash flow.

October 1, 2019
by Simon Hughes

7 ways to handle your practice’s denial management

Medical claims are a major part of the profitability of your practice. It can also be a major source of revenue loss when claims are denied.