In July 2017, the federal OIG exclusions list contained almost 68,000 individuals and entities who are excluded from federal reimbursement for goods and services. State sanctions lists often have more - some providers on state lists are not included on the federal lists.
Although it’s never easy, there are times when terminating a patient from a medical practice is absolutely necessary. Many of those instances involve non-compliance, which can take the form of:
You have to spend money to make money, but in order to maximize your profitability, you need to keep medical office operating expenses under control before they eat your practice alive (not unlike an antibiotic-resistant MRSA).
Medical practice management consultants analyze your practice and figure out where you can streamline processes and save money. They may also provide managerial services for your medical practice.
If you’re looking to start a medical practice in Texas, you may be wondering “How the heck do I do this on my own?” or “Where do I start?”
We provide this exact guidance for clients every day. Like any major project, the key is to divide and conquer.
Here’s our working checklist for starting a medical practice in Texas, in no particular order of importance.
This information has been retrieved from the CDC’s 2019 ICD-10-CM. For the full list of 2019 ICD-10 codes, please view the CDC's comprehensive PDF.
Research shows that today’s average medical practice overhead is actually between 60% and 70%.
Overhead is calculated as costs as a percentage of revenue. Basically, all revenues that don’t go into your pocket.