Practice Management Videos
By the end of 2019, 64% of patients are expected to book their appointments online.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has worked with members of its CROWNWeb support teams to review federal rules and regulations.
'Dialysis Facility Compare' will tabulate publicly reported quality measures, such as transfusion rates and mortality.
Providers should be embracing this patient engagement tool as much as possible, experts say.
If a group has a predictable schedule that works for doctors most of the time, then legitimate reasons for change should be defined.
Providers should look up Medicare reimbursement rates for their practice's locality.
RVUs are a useful gauge of doctors' productivity, but practices also should look at such aspects as each practitioner's caseload and reimbursements.
Growing a practice is a matter of knowing your market and reaching out to referral sources and patients.
As we move to a more comprehensive model, it makes sense to diminish the separation between the clinical and administrative sides of practice.
Out-of-pocket is one option, but it may make better business sense to lease equipment or borrow money to pay for it.
Nephrologists and urologists can spend more time providing quality care for patients, but establishing referral sources may be a challenge.
In-house clinics can be a cost-efficient way to provide high-quality healthcare, without having to make a large investment.
Medical office staff need to understand which patients often miss their appointments and why.
Sensitivity to the price of medications, for example, may improve patient adherence to pharmacotherapy.
An overview of how data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' CROWNWeb system could provide additional support.
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