In MACRA
Aug 23rd, 2016
What does MACRA mean for physician practices? On May 9, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule to put in place key parts of MACRA. CMS proposes to make these changes through a single framework called the Quality Payment Program. This infographic will inform you of what we know, ...
Premier Healthcare Resource recently interviewed Betty Hovey, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I, CPC-H, CPCD, on ICD-10 and how to prepare your practice for implementation. “It’s time to reassess where you’re at, take a look at things, and jump back into the fray, so to speak,” she said. “Get your ICD-10 implementation back on track. Now that we ...
Practice managers have to weigh many options when looking at training costs. AAPC member Daryn Keeney, CPC, CPPM recently wrote about the 5P’s “Proper planning prevents poor performance” when dealing with this topic in the September issue of Southern California Physician. “I know practices that pay for continuing education; this is valuable when the employee ...
Jul 25th, 2012
Increasing revenue should be at the top of a good practice manager’s mind–often times though, it isn’t. Dixon Davis, VP of practice management for AAPC, recently gave Health Care Finance News six key steps to increasing revenue from a practice management point of view. “Depending on the compensation structure of the physicians, a substantial net ...
May 24th, 2012
The upcoming ICD-10 changeover has most of us a little anxious as we wait for the final date for implementation and then the actual implementation. Rhonda Buckholtz, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I, CGSC, COBGC, CPEDC, CENTC AAPC’s VP of ICD-10 training and education, recently spoke with Physician’s Practice for an ICD-10 related article titled “How Your Medical ...