The Effects of Value-Based Reimbursement on Medical Billing Services

Billing Advantage, Inc. is a full-service medical billing company, providing billing services to over 200 providers in 22 states.  We are interested in how changes in health care systems will affect both our customers and billing companies like our own.  It is clear that the shift towards Value-Based Reimbursement will have a very major effect…


Email Management for Medical Offices

Medical offices run on great staff, management, and organization. To keep day-to-day tasks functioning smoothly and patients care for and happy, a practice needs to have organization in every facet – from patient scheduling to filing, phone calls, and email management. Medical office email management is not far removed from personal email management. You need…


8 Tips for Effective Medical Office Appointment Scheduling

Whether a medical office sees a steady stream of patients every day or just a trickle of patients here and there, appointment scheduling is the key to running smoothly. It ensures that no patient becomes “lost” in the system. Not to mention that a smoother transition from patient to patient can allow doctors more quality…


6 Tips Toward Better Medical Office Management

Medical office management can have its difficulties. Not being a physician nor a part of the non clinical staff, the manager is completely set apart. Medical office management has the necessary tasks of keeping the day to day activities of the practice running smoothly and the communication between personnel open. Between the constant rings of…


Group Medical Services: How to Code and Bill Shared Appointments

It is a growing trend in the medical industry for physicians to offer group medical services. Group medical services, also known as shared medical appointments (SMAs), are visits between a doctor and a group of patients with similar medical conditions. SMAs represent a new type of educational environment through which the quality of care a…


Choosing a Practice Management System

Choosing to move to a practice management system is a big step for the growth of your medical practice. Making the right choice can save you time and money in the future. Use the criteria below to help navigate the process and move forward with this transition. Determine what you want the software to do….