May 2016

Are you ready for macra changes

Are you ready for MACRA changes?

The Medicare Access and Chip Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 was instrumental in eliminating the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) that was tied to Medicare Part B provider reimbursement for years. The good news is that through 2019, Medicare Part B payments will increase by .5%...

Billing for additional complaints during the preventative examination

Billing for Additional Complaints During the Preventive Examination

Are you leaving money on the exam table? Many providers are performing additional services at the patient’s request during the preventive examination, and not taking credit for their work. While expenses continue to rise in running a medical practice, the practice manager should ensure the providers...