Group Practice Journal

May 2016

Superior Professional Revenue Cycle Performance
Focus on Net Collection Rate and Other Outcome Measures
By Wayne Hartley and Will Holets
A shift in focus to net collection rate-an outcome measure-along with clarity of responsibilities across the entire revenue cycle allows you to appropriately maximize cash flow.

Publisher’s Comment
AMGA MA Efforts Prompt Changes
By Donald W. Fisher, Ph.D., CAE

Industry Insights
Diabetes on the Rise

In Washington
A Busy Spring in Washington
By James J. Miller, M.B.A., Garrett Eberhardt, and David Introcaso, Ph.D.

Finding Hidden Cash
How to Return Telecom Cash Drains to Your Operations
By Greg McIntyre
A streamlined program in the often-overlooked area of optimizing IT expenses can return significant dollars to your practice.

Keep Your Eye on Denial Management
Three Steps to Reducing Denials Post-ICD-10
By Joel Young
Regional Urology uses a three-step approach to create a comprehensive denial management program that streamlines workflows and encourages communication.

Three Steps to Data Efficiency
That Lead to Actionable Insights
By Keith Blankenship
Healthcare organizations and vendors must adopt three steps to achieve efficient interoperability and share data across the continuum of care.

Does Your Pricing Confuse Your Patients?
Develop a Consumer-Friendly Approach
By Doug Tice
Providers and health plans now have an opportunity to collaboratively create a simple, transparent approach to pricing.

Harness Your Data
To Grow Reimbursement in Value-Based Models
By Randy Jones, D.H.A., FACHE, FACMPE
Data is the key to increasing reimbursement within value-based models.

Foundation Cornerstone
AMGA Foundation Successfully Launches Second Chronic Care Challenge Campaign

May 2016 GPJ