As many of us come upon the end of our fiscal year it’s a great time to refresh the resource library that our staff has access to. Updating these documents doesn’t have to be painful. Delegate to trusted team members and then meet as a team disseminate the updated information.
National Women’s Health Week, established in 1991, is an annual observance that aims to encourage women to prioritize their health and well-being. This also sheds light on how access to affordable healthcare is a fundamental aspect of ensuring the well-being and empowerment of women.
Accounts receivable is often one of the most important areas of revenue cycle management as it represents potential money. In fact, A/R is considered an asset for that reason. The challenging part is that if A/R is not followed-up with quickly enough it can become a liability for the organization instead. Non-federal payers typically have timely filing/appeal limits between 120 – 180 days on average. When A/R ages beyond that it largely becomes uncollectable.
Discarded drugs have had a tumultuous history in healthcare. Though there are ways to bill for discarded drugs it can be challenging to receive adequate compensation for the amount wasted and the time taken to bill for them.
This month we are featuring Megan McKiver, owner of Restoration Room, who opened her practice in January with the drive to provide a more holistic approach to skincare and wellness. Restoration room focuses on lifestyle, nutrition, mental wellness, cellular health, and minimally invasive aesthetic skin treatments to help clients reach their skin goals.
The gap between the skills that employees currently have and the skills they need to be proficient at their jobs are called skills gaps. As leaders, it is our responsibility to identify these gaps and to approach skills gap assessments and training from a position of positivity.
February 3rd marks the 174th National Women Physicians Day in which we recognize and honor the contributions and achievements of women in the medical field. From the first female physicians that broke through barriers to become pioneers in their field to modern-day physicians working in a variety of medical specialties, female physicians have played an integral role in the advancement of healthcare. Today, we are recognizing Dr. Marjorie Bisenius, DO, Family Medicine physician at Midwest Regional Health Services.
The road from residency to retirement can be long and complicated, but it doesn’t have to be. When planning for the future, it’s important to build a team of industry experts early on to help navigate those financial woes.
A lot has changed in the last three years, so it makes sense that the Covid “emergency” is coming to an end. When it will end is something we still will not know until we know, but all indications point to the end of the Public Health Emergency (PHE) sometime this spring.
This isn’t the first time we’ve discussed this and full transparency, it probably won’t be the last. Though patients have plan changes throughout the year, January 1 is always going to be a significant date to collect new insurance information because of the huge quantity of individuals whose plans expire/renew at the end of each year.