Preparing for ICD-10: The Basics

May 19, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

If there is one thing we can be sure of in healthcare, it is that things are always changing. This time the change is really significant. Effective October 1, 2013, ICD-10 codes must be used on all HIPAA transactions. Additionally, effective January 1, 2012, electronic health care transactions (read on...)

The Five Must-Have Meetings for Your Medical Office

May 7, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

For any team to work well together, it is vital that each player know how their individual role fits into the big picture of what the organization is trying to achieve. It is why the football coach gathers the entire team together before the big game to discuss strategy. Equally important is that (read on...)

Improve Your Practice’s Financial Health – Focus on the Four Ps in a Pod

April 9, 2010 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

This is the second in a series of articles on the financial health of your practice. In the first article, “Conducting a Practice Financial Analysis: Three Critical Calculations,” we discussed three critical ratios you should calculate regularly in order to know where your practice (read on...)

Five Steps to the RAC Appeals Process

July 29, 2009 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

This is the final installment in our three-part series on RAC: Recovery Audit Contractors. In Part One, we provided you with a step-by-step guide to get ready for RAC. In Part Two, we discussed the eight things you should know about handling a RAC request. In this final article, we will explain (read on...)