With our recent blogs on August 3 and August 17 focused on innovative care models, it seems appropriate to pause and review the historical context that served as the foundation for many current innovative efforts. While the focus of today’s article is primary care, many of the learnings have broad applicability.
The pandemic has brought testing to the forefront of healthcare issues. As we hear and see all of the media buzz about the accuracy, reliability, validity, and timeliness of tests for coronavirus, a review of the epidemiological concepts that underlie these discussions can shed some light on the best clinical approach to testing.Explore more
The previous blog in this series explored how to effectively capture patient’s information at the front desk. The next topic is charge capture—the process that physicians, other healthcare providers, and medical office staff use to record information about services provided. Once recorded, this information is translated into a claim and sent to third-party payers for reimbursement.Explore more
During a recent QSIDental webinar, Practical Tactics to Recover Strategically [link to webinar landing page], Mike Jettner, CAO at DecisionOne Dental Partners, and Roger Squire, VP, Strategic Initiatives & Revenue Operations at 42 North Dental, shed light on issues shaping their industry.Explore more
A recent original research article and editorial in the Annals of Internal Medicine addresses the factors influencing physician practices adoption of behavioral health integration in the United States.Explore more
Preauthorization is an important part of registration. Insurance payers commonly require preauthorization for medical procedures other than a primary care physician visit. If you don’t obtain it, the physician will not be paid.Explore more