April 2018 MGMA Connection magazine Financial Management MGMA members enjoy access to the following articles originally published in the April 2018 issue of MGMA Connection magazine: Washington Link: "Top 5 ACO trends to keep on your radar" Data Mine: "E&M coding comparisons: Do you have the right benchmark?" Action Plan: "7 steps to achieve compliance via internal audits" Feature: "Modern bookkeeping: Accounts payable for private practices" Feature: "Finding patient payment opportunities" Bright Ideas: "Essential financial metrics for your medical practice" Feature: "Keeping your ACO data clean: Building trust with reliable clinical data" Insight: "Private equity and the healthcare industry" Objective Advice: "What is financial management?" Party Line: "Cash or accrual-basis accounting: What's right for your group practice?" Solutions: "The story inside the numbers: Analyzing and acting on your practice's financial performance" Want a reprint PDF of any of these articles? Visit the MGMA reprints page. Have questions about submitting an article for consideration? Visit the MGMA publications author guidelines page.