Telehealth Visits

Medicare released another round of telehealth updates last week. The good news: they’re increasing pay! The reimbursement for the telephone-only 99441 – 99443 CPT codes increased from $14-$41 to $46-$110. This update is retroactive to March 1st, 2020. These codes represent 5-10 minutes, 11-20 minutes, and 21-30 minutes respectively. The description of this code is: […]

Patient Balances During the Public Health Emergency

Much has been said about how insurers will cover telehealth and COVID-19 claims with no cost-sharing. As always, the devil is in the details– in many cases, this only applies to patients with certain diagnosis codes submitted with specific modifiers. If the plan is employer-sponsored, it is up to the employer how telehealth will be […]

Five Ways to Better Motivate Your Medical Staff

10.05.2016 Five Ways to Better Motivate Your Medical Staff Medical staff provide the patient’s first and last interactions with your practice, and the effect that they have on that experience can be either beneficial or detrimental to a patient’s overall impression of your practice. Staff motivation is always the key to excellent service. Here are […]

Why Physicians Are Concerned About the Future of the Profession

Technological advancements in medicine have given patients more hope than ever when it comes to the treatment of illness and disease. However, many physicians are not as hopeful about the future of medicine as their patients may be. A large percentage of doctors are quite concerned about how the profession may change in the coming […]

Three Ways a Physician’s Practice Can Boost Revenue

Many doctors’ practices have taken a financial hit in the past decade. While no one reason is to blame, the fact remains that physicians have seen a decrease in their revenue while their overhead expenses continue to rise. Luckily, there are some options to generate more income without the need for a large capital outlay. […]