99MGMT Blog

9 Crazy Examples of Surprisingly Expensive Stark Law Violations

Posted by 99 MGMT on Jan 12, 2022 3:15:00 PM


The Physician Self-Referral Law, also known as Stark Law, bans physicians from referring patients to  “designated health services” payable by health coverage programs such as Medicare or Medicaid with which the physician or an immediate family member has a financial relationship (unless a rare exception applies).

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Topics: Operations, Compliance, Liability

Reduce Physician Burnout: Signs & How to Prevent it

Posted by 99 MGMT on Jan 12, 2022 2:36:13 PM

As a physician, you play a pivotal role in your community. You and your team are responsible for keeping everyone healthy, and the weight of your daily responsibilities can take a toll on your mental health and well-being. Loss of passion at work, feeling mentally drained, and not feeling like you’re achieving your goals - these (just to name a few) are some of the challenges that physicians just like you can face. These feelings can lead to weariness, and even worse, burnout.

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Topics: Business Growth, Operations, Compliance, Practice Management

4 Tips on How to Run a Clinic Efficiently as a Practice Owner

Posted by 99 MGMT on Oct 28, 2021 1:15:54 PM

Much like any business, running a medical practice is a lot of work. To reasonably handle everything it takes to make a medical practice run, day in and day out, there must be a high level of optimization and efficiency.

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Topics: Operations, Practice Management, Practice Start-Up

10 Social Media Guidelines & Tips for Online HIPAA Compliance

Posted by 99 MGMT on Oct 15, 2021 12:45:00 PM

As the internet gains more users who are ready to share their lives by the minute, social platforms are climbing in the number of users and popularity. 

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Topics: Operations, Compliance, HIPAA, HR

Did your Medical Practice get a Negative Online Comment or Review? What to do next.

Posted by 99 MGMT on Oct 12, 2021 12:00:00 PM

With the rise of the digital era and almost everyone being able to share their opinion with just a few clicks - it’s important to keep up with your online reputation and to know how to respond to the good, the bad, and even the ugly.

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Topics: Marketing, Operations, Compliance, Liability, HIPAA, Social Media, HR, Practice Management, Physician-Patient Relationship

Looking to Switch EHRs? Follow These 4 Tips

Posted by 99 MGMT on Aug 11, 2021 8:46:32 AM


Switching electronic health record (EHR) systems can be an extremely daunting task. This is especially true for small private practices that don’t have an entire IT department at their disposal to assist with the transition. 

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Topics: Business Growth, Operations, Practice Management, IT

Team-Based Medical Care: Assembling Support Teams Per Physician

Posted by 99 MGMT on Aug 6, 2021 10:46:44 AM

They say that there is no “I” in “team”, and that great things can be achieved when we all work together. This philosophy rings true, especially when it comes to team-based medical care.

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Topics: Business Growth, Operations, Practice Management

The Importance of Digital Marketing for Your Medical Practice (And Why You Need It)

Posted by 99 MGMT on Jul 12, 2021 7:26:50 AM


The marketing world has come a long way since town criers were in existence. And although having someone stand outside your place of business and scream at people may get their attention, it’s not exactly the most effective way to gain new customers.

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Topics: Marketing, Business Growth, Operations, Social Media

What Is Telemedicine? Consolidating Overhead & Reducing Practice Expenses Post-COVID

Posted by 99 MGMT on Jun 29, 2021 11:17:24 AM


If there’s one positive thing that we can say about the COVID pandemic, it’s that it showed the world just how equipped we are to effectively conduct our jobs from the safety and comfort of our homes. For some things, at least. 

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Topics: Operations, Practice Management, Financial

Bookkeeping in the Medical Office: 3 Tips

Posted by 99 MGMT on May 19, 2021 10:52:54 AM


As a physician or other medical worker, your primary focus is likely to be on patient care -- not the tedious details afterward. However, bookkeeping in the medical office isn’t something you want to overlook.

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Topics: Business Growth, Operations, Practice Management, Financial