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How a Medical Billing Company Measures Office Financials - Part 1

Neeraj Jain

Today's practice management software can crank out hundreds of reports to help you gauge the health of your practice, but quantity isn't necessarily quality when it comes to practice analytics. While it's always a good idea to keep an eye on several different metrics, there are a few numbers you should watch more closely than others. Here's what medical billing specialists pay attention to when they measure practice financials. 

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Topics: Medical Billing

5 Tips to Improve Collection at Medical Practice by Front Desk

Patrick Dougherty

Thanks to recent government and industry reforms patients must shoulder a higher share of their medical costs. One result is that many practices’ revenues are being affected by drops in cash flow, particularly during the first half of the year when many employees still need to meet deductibles, leaving them faced with more out-of-pocket expenses.

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Topics: Medical Billing

CMS Realigning Primary Care Payment Model

Patrick Dougherty

Changing physician reimbursement from a volume-based fee for service model to a value-based quality of care one was one of the objectives contained in the Affordable Care Act. Now the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services is prepared to begin testing new reimbursement models for primary care that would put their money where their mouth is, so to speak. 

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Topics: Medical Billing

6 Steps to Marketing a Medical Practice

Patrick Dougherty

Today's medical practices face steep competition for patients, and too often, unfortunately, marketing falls to the bottom of the priorities list for busy providers and practice managers. However, in order to survive, every practice needs to take steps to increase its visibility in the marketplace and attract new patients, as well as retain their best existing ones. 

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Topics: Medical Practice Marketing

Telehealth and Medical Billing in the State of Georgia

Patrick Dougherty

The state of Georgia has been a pioneer in driving reimbursement for providers who use telehealth services in patient care; in fact, in 2005, it was the first state to require payers to cover these services. If you are a telehealth provider in Georgia, here's what you need to know. 

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Topics: Medical Billing

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A place for physicians and other healthcare RCM stakeholders to share and discover information about everything related to medical billing and ways to increase revenue.

Founded in 2002, M-Scribe is a full service Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) Company. We provide all types of claims billing services integral to healthcare delivery system.

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