8 Steps to Run a Profitable Medical Practice
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8 Steps to Run a Profitable Medical Practice

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How can you grow, serve more patients and keep your costs in check — all at the same time? In other words, how do you give great care and get paid every dollar you are owed? The following are 8 ways to grow your practice: Know Your Numbers Get Integrated  Go Paperless Be Mobile Automate Read more

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How to Achieve Success through Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)?

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STEP 1 – Assess your Current Situation Look for opportunities to analyze your progress. By tracking and comparing key performance indicators, or KPIs, you can identify and address issues with productivity, reimbursement, claims submission, and other processes. Days to final bill—number of days from the time of service until provider generates and submits a claim Read more

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5 Tips to Look for in a Front Office Staff

Guidelines for your appointment scheduler

A lot goes into recruiting a new employee. You may have developed a job description and salary, posted the job, screened resumes and set up interviews. For working relationships to be successful, both the employer and employee have to find the right match. To help you determine the right match, we have compiled the following Read more

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Practice Checklist for the New Year

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[  ] Missing Charge Slips: Complete all your missing slips for this year to have a fresh start. Also, review any claims on hold or pending. [  ] Account Receivables: It is unlikely that you can collect all the monies due to you, but you can still make a big impact. There are several ways Read more

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California’s Paid Family Leave Expanded

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Beginning on July 1, California’s Paid Family Leave (PFL) program will be expanded to provide benefits to workers who take time off of work to care for a seriously ill parent-in-law, grandparent, grandchild or sibling. This change was prompted by the passage of Senate Bill 770, which was signed into law by Governor Brown on Read more

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How to Provide Legendary Service?

Are patients happy with your practice?

Some time ago I attended a seminar presented by the uber-service conscience team from the Ritz Carlton on the topic of “Legendary Service”. I thought it might help our readers by sharing some of the important points. Why do patients leave a practice? 9% leave due to competitors 10% leave due to other reasons 14% leave Read more

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4 Personality Traits, Which One Are You?

4 Personality Traits

Dan Miller, the author of “48 Days to the Work You Love“, categorizes the human personality into 4 common traits. He categorizes these traits with an analogy to some familiar animals as follows: A. Dominance (Driver) – Lion,Eagle Takes charge, likes power and authority, confident, very direct, bold, determined, competitive. B. Influencing (Expressive) – Otter,Peacock Read more

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Hiring a Billing Company – Compliance Plan (Part 3)

Hiring a Billing Company

Does the Billing Company Have a Compliance Plan? One of the most important components of doing your due diligence in hiring a billing company is to ensure that they have an active compliance plan. In fact, having a compliance plan should be a hiring requirement. Having a compliance plan is imperative and, at the least, Read more

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Hiring a Billing Company – Pricing Guideline And Contract Terms (Part 2)

Hiring a Billing Company

Pricing Guideline In “Hiring a Billing Company – Due Diligence (Part 1)” we discussed the steps in determining a suitable billing company for your practice. One key point in deciding the best fit is to ensure that you are going to save money and also increase your revenue. At this stage of your due diligence Read more

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Hiring a Billing Company – Due Diligence (Part 1)

Hiring a Billing Company

Are you looking for ways to improve the efficiency of your billing and increase your bottom line? A medical billing service could be the answer. Many physicians already look to medical billing companies for assistance with their billing and collection functions. Most billing companies offer billing and collection services, plus a wide range of other Read more

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