Health Care Practice Strategies

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Our Health Care Practice Strategies newsletter covers topics of interest to physicians, practice owners, dentists and managers within physician and dental practices.

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Articles April 12, 2018 What's the Outlook for Bundled Payments?

Doctors should not jump to the conclusion that bundled payments are over. While it’s clear that doctors’ voices will be heard more going forward, it’s too soon to expect that the current administration will entirely reverse this aspect of the ACA.

Articles April 11, 2018 High Demand, Low Supply: Physician Recruiting Strategies

While the current physician shortage is expected to worsen for private practices, here are several physician recruiting strategies so when you decide to hire your next physician, you’ll have to be creative and competitive.

Articles April 10, 2018 Controls and Audits Are Key: How to Guard Your Practice Against Fraud

An employees’ financial pressures are outside your control; so is the fact that some of them may be able to rationalize theft. You can control opportunities to commit fraud against your practice and it starts with the following rules and audits.

Articles April 09, 2018 Focus on Employee Benefits: Reduce Your Healthcare Benefits Costs

The ongoing fog of healthcare politics and the complexity of benefits systems have posed big challenges to employers as well as employees. Customized solutions, however, can help meet your staff’s needs while sustaining profitability.

Articles October 27, 2017 Managing Overhead Costs: Eight Ways to Reduce Staff Expenses

Do you know how much your practice spends on overhead? On average, physician practice overhead exceeds 60% of billings and that ratio is growing as the ACA reduces payments to providers. Here are eight ways to reduce your staff costs.

Articles October 25, 2017 Collection Strategies: Tips for Boosting Practice Collections

In this issue of our healthcare strategies newsletter, we explain some key tasks you can implement now to help your patients make full and timely payments throughout the year..

Articles October 25, 2017 Disaster Recovery: Create a Disaster Plan Before You Need One

Creating a disaster plan before you need one helps identify the kinds of disasters and consequences your medical practice could face. This article reviews some proactive measures you can take to manage your practice during and after the event.

Articles October 24, 2017 Can Physician Autonomy Survive?

Restrictions on physician autonomy and an increase in paperwork heads the list of complaints from doctors. Now, a shortage of doctors, along with some long-awaited stabilization in healthcare reform, could permit the profession to push back.

Articles May 09, 2017 A Competitive Advantage: Should Your Practice Offer Extended Hours?

Until recently, few physicians offered after-hours care beyond an automated telephone instruction to call 911 or visit an emergency room. But offering 24-hour access is a policy goal today. Why should practices consider staying open longer?