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3 Medical Billing and Collection Methods to Improve Your Practice

March 12, 2019 | Medical Billing, Patient Collections

In today’s challenging economy, many can’t afford the healthcare services they need; 26% of U.S. adults aged 18-64 say they or someone in their household had problems paying (or an inability to pay) medical bills in the past 12 months according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Higher inflation rates make patients reluctant to pay copayments […]

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Patient-Financing

How Can Patient Financing Boost Patient Retention?

February 18, 2019 | Patient Financing, Patient Retention

Running a successful practice is equivalent to running any successful business. By providing patient financing in your practice, you will provide a sustainable patient retention rate for your organization moving into the future. As a practice you want your focus to be on patient care and being a reliable healthcare provider to your patients. But, […]

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Why Your Veterinary Practice Needs Patient Engagement

January 21, 2019 | Patient Engagement, Veterinary

Running a veterinary practice isn’t easy if your practice isn’t leveraging patient engagement. To improve your practice, it’s important to understand that patient engagement extends well-past the animal that you are treating. What is Patient Engagement? Patients want to be engaged in their healthcare decision-making processes, and, as a result, those who are more involved […]

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Patient Satisfaction Linked to Improving Patient Pay

January 3, 2019 | Patient Pay

Practices rely on patient pay to increase revenue and maintain the necessary standard of care. According to the Medical Group Management Association, practices, on average, collect $15.77 for every $100 they charge. That’s less than sixteen cents received for every dollar billed. Organizations are finding that enhancing patient satisfaction has been shown to positively affect […]

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Improve Patient Retention In Your Practice With These 5 Expert Tips

December 19, 2018 | Dental, Patient Retention

Studies show that dental care is considered optional for most Americans feeling financial stress, but what does this mean for patient retention in dental offices? It means that they have to work harder to maintain and retain their patients. Neglected dental health can lead to more complications and higher costs down the road. So, what […]

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practice-management

How to Improve Practice Management in Veterinary Practices

December 3, 2018 | Practice Management, Veterinary

Practice management can be difficult for any practice and even more so for veterinary practices that have to manage both clients and their pets. An efficiently running practice will retain clients for years while creating a steady and reliable stream of revenue. Is your practice experiencing difficulty in retaining clients? Do you feel that you […]

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How to Maintain Dental Self-Pay Patients at Your Practice

November 19, 2018 | Dental

Running a successful dental practice requires not only quality management but acceptance of dental self-pay patients, as well. A common misconception with dental self-pay is that these patients don’t have insurance. In reality, these patients are a combination of uninsured and insured individuals that find self-pay a better option for their finances than going through […]

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6 Ways to Improve Your Revenue Cycle Management

November 1, 2018 | revenue cycle management

Maintaining any medical practice requires revenue cycle management that works for both your practice as well as your patient. Many complications can arise as roadblocks while managing revenue for your practice, but by using these 6 tips to manage your revenue cycle, the patient experience and practice revenues will improve exponentially. Are you ready to […]

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Can Dental Financing Help Your Practice Increase Revenue?

October 30, 2018 | Dental, Patient Financing

What are the advantages of offering dental financing? In the past decade, healthcare affordability has become a burden for most American families. Managing dental financing, in particular, can translate into serious complications for any family working within a budget. Lack of Dental Financing Leaves Patients’ Dental Health to Worsen Before Seeking Treatment Maintaining regular dental […]

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Ambulatory Surgery Centers: 3 Tips for Patient Collections

September 21, 2018 | Patient Collections

Ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) focus on providing same-day surgical care, including diagnostic and preventative procedures; these facilities perform surgeries that do not require overnight hospital care. However, ambulatory wellness services aren’t limited to surgery; they offer chemotherapy, substance abuse therapy, and other forms of outpatient therapy. RELATED: How to Select the Right Payment Processing System ASC […]

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