Category Archives for Practice Management Tips

The Physician Query: What Every Coder Wants You To Know

Query! Query! Query! Who are these people and what do they want from me?   Whether you are a physician who practices medicine in the inpatient or outpatient setting, you have probably been hunted down by a medical biller, coder or clinical documentation improvement specialist.   This group of “hunters and gatherers” are quite astute and tenacious and their weapon of choice is the QUERY! They know their stuff and can sniff out any area in the chart that needs Continue Reading

Filed Under: Billing & Coding Tips, Medical Billing and Coding Topics, Medicare Billing Tips, Practice Management Tips

Cardiology Coding Got You Down? Use These 5 Tips For Success!

We discuss 5 challenges to proper documentation and coding in a cardiology practice. These challenges include human errors, lack of knowledge regarding current coding and documentation standards, working and charting in multiple care environments, and/or not coding to the highest degree of specificity.

Filed Under: Billing & Coding Tips, Medical Billing and Coding Topics, Practice Management Tips

The Ultimate Blog Post Checklist: A Case Study

Search engines are the #1 driver of traffic to content sites, beating social media by than 300 percent. And, companies that blog have 434 percent indexed pages than those that do not. Blogging, however, is not a post-it-and-see-results marketing channel; to be effective, it requires promotion and SEO optimization. Here is the SEO blog checklist I use for Capture Billing’s blog to make sure I get it right.

Filed Under: Healthcare Digital Marketing, Practice Management Tips

How to Read Your Medical Practice’s Accounts Receivable Aging Report And Why It’s Important to You

Medical billing reports are a key barometer for understanding what’s going on in your medical practice. Without good reporting, it’s difficult to determine whether your practice is making money or not. In this post we will lo at the Accounts Receivable Aging Report for your medical practice.

Filed Under: Medical Billing and Coding Topics, Practice Management Tips

Medical Billing for Private Practices: Don’t You Want to Get Paid?

In some scenarios, in-house medical billing is efficient than outsourcing. However, the key is always to generate the highest return on investment. In most all cases, a medical billing company can save you money on overhead costs, employee wages, reduce the risk of errors, provide consistency and make you money too.

Filed Under: Medical Billing and Coding Topics, Practice Management Tips