One of the biggest trends affecting the growth of medical practices is the utilization of technology, specifically to keep millennial patients returning. Find out what you can do to ensure you’re set up for success in this blog post that our own Tammie Lunceford wrote for the Birmingham Medical […]
Tammie Lunceford of Warren Averett’s Healthcare Group was featured in the Birmingham Medical News Blog on November 30, 2016. Tammie’s article, “Quality and Cost Adjustments May Hit Your Bottom Line in 2017” highlights on the Value Based Modifier (VBM). The VBM went into effect in 2014 to affect payment […]
As we meet with clients and evaluate trends affecting the day to day growth of their practice, it is evident that technology is an important consideration. In the past, physicians relied on referrals from other physicians to keep new patients entering the practice. Now, once a millennial leaves the […]
Although the most talked about topic in healthcare in the last few months has been MACRA, another topic is starting to gain much attention—the Value Based Modifier (VBM). The VBM went into effect in 2014 to affect payment in 2016 for practices with 10 or more providers. Eligible professionals […]
Medical practices and other healthcare providers have become a popular target for hackers, phishing scams and ransomware attacks. These malicious assaults add to the security risk threats imposed by inadvertent and inappropriate disclosures of PHI by practice staff or physicians. Medical practices have always exercised care to protect the […]
Paul Perry of Warren Averett’s Birmingham office was featured in Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) magazine. In his article, “Understanding the Internet of Things,” Perry discusses the benefits and challenges healthcare facilities experience as they implement the Internet of Things. Read Perry’s full article here.
Warren Averett’s Lisa Kianoff, was recently featured in the Birmingham Medical News blog. In the article, “Do You Know The Vitals Of Your Healthcare Practice?” Kianoff urges healthcare organizations to regularly check their vitals, and outlines 10 questions that can help healthcare leaders use KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) to improve their organizations. You can […]
Could you be losing patients because your practice isn’t accommodating millennial’s requirements? There are alternatives to in-person physician visits now. So, in order to compete Maddox Casey and Jim Stroud have offered a few tips to help keep your practice successful and thriving in years to come.
Collecting money from patients can be somewhat of an art. Since collecting this payment is so important to the success of a practice and potential bonuses for physician, we provide some best practices to ensure you’re proficient in collections and how to stop sabotaging yourself.
The Importance of Collecting the Patient Paid Portion of Medical Care Costs
Historically, the patient paid portion of medical care costs have been a small piece of the practice collections. Now, there is more pressure on physicians to collect. In this video Jim Stroud and Maddox Casey highlight the importance of […]