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Recruiting and Retention Strategies for Behavioral Health Practices

By Barbara Lewis, Director of People Services The current climate of low unemployment rates and high demand for healthcare jobs means that the candidate pool is shrinking, and recruiting is getting more challenging.  Whereas in the past there may have been ten candidates that could meet all ten qualifications of a candidate, the reverse is…

The Healthcare Landscaping is Changing – Billing Services are the Safe Bet

By Brice Voithofer, Senior Vice President of Anesthesia Services & Corporate Accounts Through continuous process improvement (CPI) successful companies constantly re-evaluate their business process to assure they are running their business in the most effective, efficient and innovative manner. Medical practices are no different and must adapt to the ever-changing landscape to survive long-term. Companies that thrive…

The Secret Ace up Your Sleeve – Using Your Anesthesia Billing Vendor for Stipend Negotiations

By Joe Laden, Vice President of Client Management Many anesthesiology practices rely on financial support from their hospital. This is commonly due to poor payer mix, underutilization of operating rooms and/or intensive in-house call requirements. Requests for hospital financial support must be backed up with solid information showing that anesthesia personnel costs based on hospital…

Customer Service Should be an AdvantEdge in Your Practice

By Michael J Krivich, LAFCHE, Director of Marketing and Sales Operations We all know the importance of customer service as it relates to patient experience and satisfaction with physician services in today’s healthcare environment.  Patients rank their satisfaction with the physician services in surveys by the practice, in the CMS Fee-For-Service CHAPS survey, and by…

Anesthesia RCM Specialty Challenges

By Joe Laden, Vice President Client Management Anesthesia billing and coding is an array of unique and complex specialty requirements not found in other medical specialties.  Though many billing and coding companies claim experience and expertise in anesthesia billing, the truth, when compared against actual performance, tells a different story. Given the unique aspects of…

Infographic – AdvantEdge Healthcare Solutions – Corporate

This is why AdvantEdge is recognized as one of the top 10 national leaders providing billing and coding services to specialty physicians.   AdvantEdge Healthcare Solutions is a national top 10  medical billing company that offers billing, coding and revenue cycle management solutions.   If you have questions about how AdvantEdge can be your billing and…

Surprise Billing Legislation is Gaining Traction with an Unknown Future for Physicians

By David Nicholson, Executive Vice President Surprise medical bills occur when an insured patient unintentionally receives care from an out-of-network provider. And, according to a 2018 survey conducted by the University of Chicago, more than half of Americans (57%) have received at least one unexpected medical bill that they believed was covered by insurance. The topic of…

Laboratory Economics Survey Highlights Increase in Industry Concern around Pathology Reimbursement

By Steve MacCrea, Director of Account Management A recent study by Laboratory Economics (LE) –an independent research and analysis firm focusing on pathology and the laboratory services industry– shows that 82.4% of labs and pathologists cite declining reimbursement as one of the industry’s biggest challenges. During the month of July, LE disseminated it’s Anatomic Pathology & Clinical…

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