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Dedicating increasing amounts of income and personal time to lead and manage quality programs is not sustainable.
Here's how to patients who might otherwise miss getting the services they need.
With planning, you can be prepared to assess financial need, provide discounts and share helpful resources.
Argues that physicians profiled in cover story about charging patients for "free" services are inadvertently conducting experiments in the future of the health care system.
Knowing your collection rate and overhead percentage isn't enough anymore. Here are 10 questions you need to be able to answer.
This article will describe why practices should establish a policy of expecting payment from patients on the day services are rendered, what that policy should include, how to implement it, and potential pitfalls.
This article will discuss how to compare your capitation payments with what you would have earned for your services on a fee-for-service basis, and how to factor in your costs of doing business with health plans, to determine whether your capitation payments are appropriate.