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What Are Medical Billing Services? Why Outsource Medical Billing?

Posted by 99 MGMT on Oct 30, 2018 10:13:33 AM
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Topics: Financial, Business Growth, Operations, Medical Billing

4 Basic Ways to Improve Medical Practice Efficiency

Posted by 99 MGMT on Oct 10, 2018 10:15:09 AM
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Topics: Practice Management, Operations, Business Growth

11 HIPAA Technical Safeguards That Will Improve Your Data Security

Posted by 99 MGMT on Sep 28, 2018 9:00:02 AM
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Topics: Compliance, HIPAA, Liability, Operations, IT, Practice Management

How to Start a Medical Practice in Texas [CHECKLIST]

Posted by 99 MGMT on Aug 13, 2018 9:47:26 AM

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.

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Topics: Practice Startup, Practice Management, Operations, Business Growth

2019 ICD-10 Code Lookup: Infectious & Parasitic Diseases

Posted by 99 MGMT on Jul 30, 2018 11:20:33 AM

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.

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Topics: Coding, Operations, ICD-10

Average Medical Practice Overhead & How to Reduce Practice Expenses

Posted by 99 MGMT on May 12, 2018 11:57:36 AM

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.

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Topics: Practice Management, Operations, Financial

9 Crazy (And Expensive) Stark Law Violation Examples

Posted by 99 MGMT on Apr 18, 2018 3:12:35 PM

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Topics: Compliance, Liability, Operations

How to Increase Patient Volume in Your Private Practice

Posted by 99 MGMT on Mar 26, 2018 9:51:42 AM

How do you get more patients into your practice? The answer certainly isn’t “by spending most of your time handling medical records and billing.”

A study from the Annals of Internal Medicine found that some physicians spend as little as 27% of their time with patients during the day.

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Topics: Business Growth, Practice Management, Operations, Patient Volumes

Private Practice Physician Contractor vs Employee: How to Classify

Posted by 99 MGMT on Feb 12, 2018 9:05:49 AM
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Topics: HR, Practice Management, Liability, Compliance, Operations

14 Pre-Employment Background Check Tips for Private Practice Owners

Posted by 99 MGMT on Feb 6, 2018 12:49:02 PM

Pre-employment background checks are necessary for ensuring patient safety, a safe work environment for other employees in your practice, and serve as a safeguard against compliance issues (HIPAA or otherwise).

According to the FCRA, background checks are used to collect information “bearing on a consumer’s credit worthiness, credit standing, credit capacity, character, general reputation, personal characteristics, or mode of living.”

While these checks are necessary, they’re also easy to mishandle if you’re not familiar with compliance laws. Bumbled background checks can lead to financial and legal conflicts for your practice.

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Topics: HR, Operations, Compliance, Liability