Keyword: Elizabeth Woodcock
Practices should choose quality measures carefully and weigh costs before jumping into the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System.
There’s a risk of medical errors and malpractice when a patient is handed off from one physician to another.
Payer denials are a frustration for physician practices, but there are steps to take to address the problem, such as validating patient information.
The smartest move physician practices can make right now is to move ahead with value-based payment arrangements, experts say.
While doctors got good news last week when it comes to added flexibility in implementing the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, they shouldn’t back off in their preparations for the new payment system, says Elizabeth Woodcock, a speaker and author.
Whether it’s a new employee who’s not happy to be at your practice or a veteran staff member who’s just phoning it in, sometimes you have no choice but to let someone go. Still, there’s a right way to do it.
A good administrator makes a practice more productive by ensuring all physicians and staff members work together smoothly and effectively, and that could be the key to a smooth transition to team-based care, according to an article in Diagnostic Imaging.