MGMA In Practice Blog
According to a series of articles published in MGMA e-News Scan, the future will require provider groups to prove value in the form of lower costs, higher-quality care and better outcomes to employers, payers and other provider organizations with which you partner.
Do no-show fees affect the number of patients who fail to show up for appointments without calling in advance? Although implementing a no-show fee can be a solution for some groups, others have found mixed success with them. Here are three MGMA member perspectives on no-show fees
Patient-centered care can improve health outcomes, but it’s not always evident what “patient-centered” looks like.We outlined several common factors that surveyed PCMH practices incorporate in their patient care models.
Medical malpractice insurance is a must-have for any physician, but as many practice managers know, higher coverage limits aren’t necessarily a good thing. How do you determine what level of insurance coverage is appropriate for your practice? Here are some issues to consider.
Inpatient hospital charges can be a mixed blessing for medical
practices: On one hand, physicians generate income with little to no
overhead — on the other hand, providers don’t always submit charges in a
timely manner, according to a recent discussion on the MGMA Member Community
Members say this issue leads to charge lag - money that could have
earned interest in practice accounts is uncollected as the charges float
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