Articles 2016-11-15T20:33:41+00:00

MGMA survey finds about one out of six physician practices forced to pay fees for receiving electronic payments

MGMA STAT Some health plans and their contracted payment vendors have sought to take advantage of physician practices by forcing them to pay fees to receive their payments for medical services via Electronic Funds Transfer [...]

FREE BILLING AUDIT for Physician practices

  As physicians, do you find yourself asking, “How do I know I am getting paid correctly for the services rendered to my patients?” or, “are my fees and revenues comparable to other Physician practices?” [...]

Why and how should I back up my practice data?

by Donald P. Lewis Jr., DDS, CFE There are many myths and inconsistencies around the actual practice of backing up your computer system’s data. Practice-management software support groups experience these questions regularly. Here are the [...]

By | December 15th, 2017|Categories: Julius' IT Insights|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Tipping point: AMA study finds physician practice owners no longer the majority

by Joanne Finnegan | Jun 1, 2017 10:32am Physician practice owners are no longer the majority, as more doctors are employees. The year 2016 marked a tipping point for physician practices. Physician practice owners are no longer [...]

If your Medical Group is overpaid by Medicare, please return it within 60 Days!

  Repayment delay triggers False Claims Act settlement for double damages A cardiovascular group recently agreed to pay over $440,000 to settle false claims allegations that they failed to timely report and return $175,000 in [...]

EHR System Tech Support Greatly Impacts Patient Care Delivery

Eighty-five percent of respondents in a new Black Book survey reported that subpar EHR system tech support hinders patient care delivery. Source: Thinkstock    By Kate Monica October 25, 2017 - Health IT companies that do not offer [...]

By | October 27th, 2017|Categories: Julius' IT Insights, Practice Management|Tags: , , |0 Comments

No Business Associate Agreement? $31K Mistake

The Center for Children’s Digestive Health (CCDH) has paid the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) $31,000 to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy [...]

For the first time ever, less than half of physicians are independent

By Alex Kacik  | May 31, 2017 Less than half of practicing physicians in the U.S. owned their medical practice in 2016, marking the first time that the majority of physicians are not practice owners, according to a [...]

An administrator’s dilemma: Minimize cost or maximize revenue

“ We are often asked by clients whether they should Grow, Grow, Grow or focus efforts on cutting some costs. Is it time to add another mid-level or bring in another provider. This article below [...]