NSCHBC Edge Podcast

NSCHBC Edge Podcast

Leading the way in the business of medicine

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October 12, 2021 47 min

In this episode of the NSCHBC Edge podcast, host Terry Fletcher is joined by NSCHBC member and healthcare attorney Amanda Waesch. 


They discuss the "realities" of HIPAA and what it means in terms of your privacy and rights. For example, can anyone ask you if you're vaccinated? And do you have to reply?


This leads to a polarizing discussion of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates. Is this legal to enforce? Why this virus and not othe...

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In this episode of the NSCHBC Edge Podcast, Healthcare Business Consultant Chris Zaenger of Z Management Group, Ltd. joins host Terry Fletcher to discuss hiring the right people in management positions in your practice.

Among those decisions is whether your spouse or relative should be on the hiring list!

Also on the agenda, is salaries, remote workers, and staff members who look good on paper: but are they the best fit?

Join us fo...

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Practice start-up services can be very tedious to get a medical practice off to a solid start and firm foundation.

This episode of the Edge Podcast discusses startups and practice feasibility, going to work for an established private practice, or joining a Kaiser-like model or ACO to get a new physician's feet wet.

Joining Terry is NSCHBC member and Doctor's Management Healthcare Business Consultant Valora Gurganious.

Valor...

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It has been reported that Medical Practices with NPP/APP's and other non-physician providers are more profitable and productive.

In this episode of the NSCHBC Edge Podcast, Terry welcomes NSCHBC member and Business Consultant Adam Middleton to discuss how NPPs can increase access, hours expansion, value-based services, and profitability.

Listen in to this discussion to help you make an informed decision to add NPPs or not int...

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Whether you are an independent, small or large practice, it is important to think about the pros and cons of outsourcing your medical billing.

On this episode of the Edge Podcast, guest Cyndi Walker CHBC joins Terry Fletcher to help you determine if outsourcing is right for your practice – and what factors go into making that decision.

Cyndi and Terry also discuss the difference between outsourcing and offshoring: do you know the ...

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Have you sprung a leak in your RCM? Do you renegotiate or review your insurance contract language regularly? What about EOB review?

You may have payment posters, but who in your practice is deciding to appeal or write off denials - or work those denials? Have you checked in on your E/M documentation and coding with the new 2021 rules for office visits?

If you are a primary care are you utilizing your NPPs by adding value-added s...

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This edition of The Edge Podcast focuses on the financial challenges most medical practices have faced during the last year: what did we learn from the pandemic to pivot our Medical Practices Financial Profile to a more profitable future?

Terry welcomes Practice Consultant Ginny Martin to the program to discuss extending hours, APNs, Medicare wellness services, and working AR with our remote RCM staff.

 

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During the COVID-19 pandemic a lot has happened: the shutdowns, the halting of elective surgeries and procedures, the pivot to telehealth, and a decline in patient encounters.

The healthcare community had to figure out how they would financially stay afloat during the PHE. Provider Relief Funding came in the form of HHS Funds, EIDL, PPP, AAP and more.

In this episode of the Edge Podcast, Terry Fletcher welcomes Jennifer Pemble CP...

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The Edge Podcast welcomes Doctor's Management Consultant Grant Huang to the show. Grant joins host Terry Fletcher to talk about Telehealth during the PHE and what to expect post-PHE.

With changes to the 2021 Medicare PFS and the CARES act flexibility set to roll back once the PHE ends, the two discuss the future of FaceTime and Skype as an approved platform, how to ready your practice to go all-in on Telehealth for your patien...

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Today's topic focuses on employment terminations. From simple terminations to aggressive employees, this episode focuses on how to handle challenging situations: including contract employees with a non-compete clause.

Attorneys Amanda Waesch and Brian Meek role-play these real-life employer situations which could occur during or after the pandemic.

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Welcome to the latest NSCHBC Podcast where our topic for discussion is "Fee for Service Medicine and Front Desk Collections".

Is Fee for Service Medicine here to stay? Is socialized medicine or a bundled/capitated payment system on our horizon or even a remote possibility?

Also, we discuss being proactive when it comes to front desk collections and payments.

Terry's guest contributor on this episode is the President ...

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The National Society of Certified Healthcare Business Consultants decided it was time to join the podcasting community to bring you healthy business principles, and conversations on what it takes for a medical or dental practice to be successful.

We are bringing the Business of Medicine to you. Taking the time to understand the Business of Medicine is crucial for building a successful career and providing great patient care.

We hop...

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