Published Communications

Paying You is NOT a Priority

It is a proven fact that patients have priorities when it comes to paying their bills. Come on, you know you do it too. When I get a bill from my dentist, I’m not always in a rush to send payment (maybe he should park his shiny new Porsche behind the building). Priority order of…

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Controlling Receivables in Today’s Podiatric Practice

No matter how long you have been in practice, the trends and points discussed here will pertain to you. Please keep in mind that this article was not composed as a negative rant about the state of healthcare, but instead as a reminder that private practice growth and success is still possible in today’s changing…

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Practice BFF & Controlling Receivables

Your Biller / Your Practice BFF Your biller or Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) company should be trusted and valued in the same way as a BFF (Best Friend Forever) as RCM is the lifeblood of your practice. Here are some points to consider: If your biller or RCM company is not performing well or worse,…

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Are you AND your practice protected?

As a podiatry specific practice management consultant, I receive lots of questions and requests for assistance on subjects that are as they say, “in my wheelhouse.” Recently, however I received an email from a physician/practice owner that was not. The physician wanted to know if she needed to have malpractice for both herself and the…

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Delegating “Vacuum Tasks”

Physicians often find themselves bogged down with daily chores that interfere with the efficiencies and productivity of their practices and their overall well-being. These could be anything from completing chart notes and searching for outside testing or lab results to keeping track of inventory and ordering of supplies in the office. On a recent webinar…

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Cherry Picking

Don’t allow patients to “cherry pick” Most of our patients fall into two columns. The first we will title “head in the sand.” You know the type. They present as new patients or as existing ones with a new insurance card. On their initial visit as well as the first time they are seen each…

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