Where is Your Practice Losing Money? Par...

By Carol Hoppe, CPC, CCS-P, CPC-I In the last issue, we looked at some of the most common areas where practices are losing money.  Today, I have some additional tips on processes you can implement to ensure you are maximizing your revenue opportunities. Working Your A/R Following up on A/R is an absolute necessity.  I am surprised when people think that just because you submit a bill...

Where is Your Practice Losing Money? Par...

by Carol Hoppe,CPC,CCS-P,CPC-I Having done thousands of chart audits, I am still amazed at how many times things are billed incorrectly resulting in lost revenue. It might be just a few dollars here and there, but it quickly adds up to thousands. If you have any type of surgery charges, it adds up even faster! In five years, that could replace the old copier or add an additional staff...

Local EMR vs Hosted EMR

by Brian Tuttle  If you are reading this article you are no doubt a little confused about which type of EMR solution is best for your practice, local vs. hosted.    This is a very heated subject matter that EMR vendors battle over constantly.  However both have distinct advantages and disadvantages.  First let’s be clear on how the two are defined: “Local” EMR (also called...