July Newsletter – THE PLUSE – PracticeSuite

July Newsletter – THE PLUSE – PracticeSuite

PRACTICESUITE UPDATE By: Trey Wilson, CRO To better serve you, our valued clients, PracticeSuite has partnered with ABILITY Clearinghouse to provide PracticeSuite users integrated access to an advanced payer validation rules engine. This integrated claim editing and payer validation process will streamline billing workflow and reduce costly errors prior to claim submission to the clearinghouse. Clean claims will get to payers more quickly, with paid claims averaging 99%. Within PracticeSuite, claims will validate against payer rules, clearinghouse edits, and custom...

June Newsletter – THE PLUSE – PracticeSuite

June Newsletter – THE PLUSE – PracticeSuite

PRACTICESUITE UPDATE By: Trey Wilson, CRO As many practices continue to provide telehealth services for non-essential office visits and e-consults, some practices are preparing for a soft opening to manage a backlog of patient visits postponed due to COVID-19. It remains to be seen if this dramatic shift from in-person to telemedicine is temporary, or if the ramifications of the COVID-19 outbreak will have a lasting impact on how various types of care are delivered. As we are seeing a...

PracticeSuite Affiliate Program : The Side Hustle for All Providers

PracticeSuite Affiliate Program : The Side Hustle for All Providers

PracticeSuite has been here to support practices as the simple, integrated solution to help manage practices and find all revenue opportunities. Now, we are taking our partnerships a step further with our Affiliate Program. This program is the classic scenario of help-me-help-you, now in the case of bringing promotional, and therefore financial benefits to the practices we already serve with our software.

May Newsletter – THE PLUSE – PracticeSuite

May Newsletter – THE PLUSE – PracticeSuite

PRACTICESUITE UPDATE By: Trey Wilson, CRO PracticeSuite would like to thank you for being loyal clients and welcome you to our new, monthly e-newsletter, The Pulse. We will be publishing this e-newsletter each month to inform you more about PracticeSuite, our initiatives, programs, and new offers. As we have grown over the past 14 years, we feel that communication and collaboration with our clients is imperative. We understand that all clients and partners are experiencing effects from the current pandemic...

Patients, Providers, Community All Benefit from Medicare Care Coordination Program

Patients, Providers, Community All Benefit from Medicare Care Coordination Program

Care Coordination (Part 3) Dr. Karen Smith, a family practitioner in Raeford, NC, is the perfect illustration of why Medicare’s Chronic Care Management program (CCM) is a large step in the right direction. In fact, the program is a triple win: providers get paid for work they were doing but not getting paid for, patients get better care, and the overall community lowers its healthcare costs. Dr. Smith freely admits she and her staff were not being paid for the...

Chronic Care Management & Better Care Coordination

Chronic Care Management & Better Care Coordination

Care Coordination (Part 2) In our last post, we dove into the details of CMS’s Chronic Care Management (CCM) program, which pays providers to deliver coordinated care to Medicare and dual-eligible patients with two or more chronic conditions. In this post, we’ll look at all the benefits to patients and providers. First and foremost, this program helps providers get paid for care management work they may not have billed for in the past. Additional benefits include: More comprehensive care. By...

Chronic Care Management, Value Based & Billable

Chronic Care Management, Value Based & Billable

Care Coordination 2.0 (Part 1) CMS care initiative programs are finally rewarding doctors for work they’ve been doing all along, namely Chronic Care Management (CCM), and there’s a renewed interest in care coordination as providers and payers realize its significance in patient outcomes. With chronic care patients benefiting the most—and two-thirds of Medicare patients are shown to have two or more chronic conditions—CMS is putting its money where its mouth is and paying providers to deliver coordinated care. CPT code 99490 ...

Seven Ways Elation Health’s EHR Boosts Your Practice’s Revenue

Seven Ways Elation Health’s EHR Boosts Your Practice’s Revenue

Looking at EMR companies’ websites, you might be tempted to dismiss them as essentially the same. And that’s true—to an extent. The fact is, most EMRs are similar because they were built atop practice management systems designed around linear processes and office workflows that have little to do with diagnosing a condition or charting a clinical encounter. In other words, it’s software that was developed for office administrators and billers; and as an afterthought, a clinical layer was added for...

PracticeSuite Helps Jacksonville Practice Clear Up $900,000 AR Backlog

PracticeSuite Helps Jacksonville Practice Clear Up $900,000 AR Backlog

Many physicians struggle to find and retain qualified staff to run the insurance claims side of their practice. In Jacksonville, Fla., where the local economy went into recession, hiring was a particularly painful process. PracticeSuite Helps Jacksonville Practice Clear Up $900,000 AR Backlog In fact, an inability to engage experienced billing staff led one Jacksonville internal medicine practice to accumulate $900,000 in accounts receivable (AR). Although the practice implemented PracticeSuite’s medical billing software in an effort to streamline and improve...

Clinical Examination Of Your Practice’s Financial Health

Clinical Examination Of Your Practice’s Financial Health

A Revenue Cycle Management SOAP Note for 2019 Subjective Your medical practice presents today with recurring feelings of frustration and anxiety with secondary pain. The majority of the pain is felt in accounts receivable, as delays and denials double and triple the amount of effort it takes to get paid. The pain is getting moderately worse overtime, especially after 90 days of no payment. ROS: You and your staff are experiencing increased claim denials, but can’t find the time to...