Category Archives: Physician Practice Management

Evolution of Health Care: Bridging the Clinical, Administrative and Financial

By | June 27, 2018

By:  Frazer Buntin & Kate Rollins The new skills required to operate a value-based care business successfully are vast, and the financial return becomes viable only if a provider can go at-risk for enough lives to scale their investment. This reality is a major inhibitor to providers who want to move up the risk continuum and for those… Read More »

Sunshine for Mid-Level Practitioners?

By | June 12, 2018

Late last month, Senators Grassley (R-IA), Brown (D-OH), and Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced the Fighting the Opioid Epidemic with Sunshine Act, a bill that would expand Physician Payment Sunshine Act reporting requirements to cover payments and other transfers of value made to advance practice nurses and physician assistants. As indicated in Senator Grassley’s announcement of the bill, the Senators are tying the expansion… Read More »

Credentialing Strategies to Streamline Your Physician Enrollment Process

By | May 30, 2018

The Importance of Credentialing The process of credentialing refers to both obtaining approval for a provider to practice at a hospital (i.e. privileging) and to be reimbursed for services by a particular payer. Both processes require satisfying many criteria, including proof of identify, education, training, licensing and board certification, as well as verifying malpractice insurance and reviewing any… Read More »