Charge Capture Eases Transition to Value-Based Care

By | June 8th, 2017|Charge Capture, Uncategorized, Value-Based Care|

Value-based care is quickly becoming the new norm throughout the healthcare industry. The push to transition to a more patient-oriented approach has been a rocky one so far though. Not only does the exact meaning of value-based care seem elusive, but there still is no definitive plan for rolling out new systems or payment structures. [...]

The Challenge of Quality Hospital Integrations

By | January 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Quality integrations in healthcare are few and far between. The need for interoperability is glaring, yet hospitals and vendors seem to brush integrations off as an afterthought. Why then, is something that provides concrete value (and improves care) often discarded. As is true with most things, integrations get passed over because they are hard (and [...]

Office-based Providers: 2 Keys for Reimbursement

By | October 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|

  Today we are discussing the financial foundation of an office-based provider. For clarity, we define an office-based provider as performing non-emergency, elective-based services. With office-based providers, we consistently see 2 overlooked components of their business: Credentialing Investing in a qualified front office Credentialing: for many office-based providers, volume comes from referrals from other doctors. [...]

Unspecified ICD-10 Codes: What the End of the Grace Period Means

By | September 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|

The grace period is over as of October 1, 2016. What does this mean for providers? Well, CMS is not exactly clear in their 11-page document explaining the changes. Here’s what is clear: Code as accurately as possible for care you have provided. It’s important to note that CMS has not issued a firm stance [...]

The Case for Automation in Medical Billing

By | August 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

We advise all doctors to have a “strong billing contingent.”  Here’s what that means: They know how to find missing patient information. They know how to determine charge codes based on medicaldocumentation. They know how to work denials. In this business, we deal with the same mistakes and problems on a regular basis. The wrong [...]

Why We’ve Chosen Not to Raise VC

By | June 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|

Browse the homepage of any tech reporting website and you will learn that private tech companies are headline junkies. This should be no surprise given the sky high valuations of 2015, record-high seed funding, and Series A/B/C rounds mimicking IPO cash injections. All of the hype around who’s funded whom seems as if we’re now [...]