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How concierge health...

According to a recent survey by Merritt Hawkins, a Dallas medical consulting and recruiting firm, it now takes an average of 29 days to get an appointment with a family care physician. This is a significant jump from 2014, when the average wait time was 19.5 days. This figure is exemplary of the overcrowding and […]

Medicare Access and ...

Here is a list for reference of commonly used abbreviations in the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015.  ABC – Achievable Benchmark of Care ACA – The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ACO – Accountable Care Organization APM – Alternative Payment Model BCPI – Bundled Payments for Care Improvement CAH – Critical […]

What is disallowance...

Disallowance is an adjustment, which is defined by the RBMA Radiology Business Management Association as: Quotation From the RBMA Receivable Standard Definitions “Amounts which are never expected to be collected, by virtue of laws regulations, contracts or internal policies applicable to the services provided by the entity.”” In most cases your physician has signed a contract with […]