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Articles on Payer-Provider Relationships

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Healthcare is a dynamic industry, and physician practices must be able to adapt constantly by...

By Lisa Eramo | 02/24/15
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As a follow up to the recent webinar, Getting Paid in 2015: What You Need to Know, speaker...

By Elizabeth Woodcock | 01/07/15
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It is common practice when a new payer contract or an amendment to an existing contract shows up...

By Rochelle Glassman | 12/08/14
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The 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) goes into effect April 1, 2015. While the current...

By Elizabeth Woodcock | 12/08/14
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Managing chronic conditions is both time- and resource-intensive for physicians, many of whom spend...

By Lisa Eramo | 11/18/14
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Everyone agrees the United States’ healthcare system needs improvement, but nobody can agree on how...

By Charles Settles | 09/25/14
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The new normal means a move toward patient-focused care rather than volume-based care driven by the...

By Scott Rupp | 08/20/14
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When the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) began to allow for well visits, they sold the idea...

By Kathy Young | 07/18/14
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Knowing your carrier’s policy is the key to billing transitional care management (TCM), Jill Young...

By Lisa Eramo | 05/07/14
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These days, no practice can afford to take a financial hit. That’s why it’s important to understand...

By Lisa Eramo | 04/30/14
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"She was bitten by a dog.  How much clearer can I be?” "He fell.  That’s what I wrote on the...

By Betsy Nicoletti | 05/23/12
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Medical practices have been using Relative Value Units (RVUs) since they were adopted by Medicare...

By Sara Larch | 05/07/12
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A journalist called me recently and asked, “Why do you think there is such a high denial rate for...

By Betsy Nicoletti | 05/07/12
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With today’s complex coding and reimbursement systems, it came as no surprise to discover that...

By Elizabeth Woodcock | 04/09/12
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Remember in high school when your teacher assigned “compare and contrast” essays?  “Compare and...

By Betsy Nicoletti | 04/09/12
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Dr. Julie Taitsman, Chief Medical Officer for the Office of Inspector General, gave a presentation...

By Kathy McCoy | 02/06/12