10 Things Physicians Need to Know about MACRA in 2018

The program, enacted under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), will affect participating physicians’ payment in 2020. This means physicians have about two months to prepare for what they need to report when the calendar turns to 2018, especially in performance categories that require full calendar year data reporting.

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Medical Practices Failing in Customer Service Training

September 10, 2017 | Source: Physicians Practice

A recent poll by the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) found that nearly half of practice leaders [47 percent] say their staff members need additional training in customer service. The poll also found that practice leaders see more training needed in the areas of revenue cycle issues, government regulations, and leadership. Physicians Practice recently sat down with Ken Hertz, a principle consultant at MGMA, to dig deeper into the issues practices are having with training staff members.

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Moving Your Practice Past Industry Benchmarks

There are several factors that evolve the good health of your practice, so just looking at how the physician down the street is doing, or the group located across town, or even outside of your area code isn’t as important as knowing your numbers, what your expectations are, and what you are willing to put in to get the desired result.