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Medical Practice Blog posts

February 11, 2021
by Simon Hughes

Are You Properly Billing and Coding COVID-19 Vaccinations At Your Hospital?

Now that we have approved and recommended COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna), it’s time to execute the correct medical billing and coding strategy to sustain the country’s vaccination efforts properly. These medical codes were nonexistent a year ago. Still, since we face a global pandemic, healthcare practitioners must quickly adapt to these new guidelines to […]

February 26, 2020
by Simon Hughes

10 Key traits of a medical billing partner

January 28, 2020
by Simon Hughes

Eligibility and verification

When the patient arrives the day of the appointment, the first thing your staff should be verifying is the patient’s insurance. Sometimes you find that insurance has changed in just the short period between scheduling and appointment day. Another reason for insurance verification is to prevent or detect insurance fraud/identity theft. According to The Institute […]

January 15, 2020
by Simon Hughes

Evaluating practice performance – start with the numbers

January 8, 2020
by Simon Hughes

6 New rules of practicing medicine

December 18, 2019
by Simon Hughes

The business of delivering healthcare

October 22, 2019
by Simon Hughes

Outsource your medical billing to get paid faster

Medical billing can be time-consuming, yet, if you’re like many physicians who are in private practice, you have your staff handle patient billing in-house. No doubt you know that billing is also one of the most complicated aspects of running your own medical practice.

October 4, 2019
by Simon Hughes

3 lessons physician practices can learn from big business

Physician practices are facing competition from new sources, but they can take some lessons from companies such as Amazon and Southwest Airlines, according to two optometrists.

October 4, 2019
by Simon Hughes

3 steps to simplify patient payments

These days, it is both easier and more difficult for patients to pay their medical bills.

October 4, 2019
by Simon Hughes

3 tips for practice administrators in team-based settings

A good administrator makes a practice more productive by ensuring all physicians and staff members work together smoothly and effectively, and that could be the key to a smooth transition to team-based care, according to an article in Diagnostic Imaging.