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How much does physician credentialing cost?

How much does physician credentialing cost? How much is credentialing costing your company?  We answer both of these questions in this article.

3 Ways to Measure if Your New Practice is Viable- Part 3 of 4

3 Ways to Assess Viability

Number 1: Which insurers are my targeted patient population using?

You have concluded that there is a need in your area, next you need to identify the top payers in the area that represent the patients you are targeting.  Which payers represent the majority of the targeted patient population?

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Should my billing company do my payer credentialing?

As you will quickly learn if you’re starting a new practice or evaluating billing companies, there are dozens of billing/EHR companies out there that do credentialing/contracting as part of their billing package.  As mentioned earlier in this article, we were one of those billing companies for nearly ten of the past 15 years, so we can speak from experience.  To make this decision easier, we have put together a list of pros and cons as we see them.

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PECOS Enrollment System Issues

There are always bugs that need fixing and thankfully, this usually occurs pretty quickly.  We utilize PECOS for all of our group enrollments, reassignments and DME applications as I’m sure many of you do.  This particular bug with PECOS’ latest release has proven to be especially problematic which is why we are posting about it.

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Lean Start-Up Method for New Medical Practices

There are very few things when starting a new practice that we would identify as “easy”, the only thing truly easy about a new medical practice, is how easily you can screw up and be working for a hospital or large group again.  Our hope with this article is to review some “easy”, yet effective ways to mitigate your risk and increase your chances of real, long-term success.