I set out trying to do an article on how long hospital and physicians billing offices should retain their records. Once I got into it, I realized it could turn into a major project. It turns out each state gets to determine the length of time medical and billing records are expected to be kept. […]

A couple of my consulting assignments have involved setting up processes for increased upfront collections. Although physicians offices have been doing this for years, it’s still surprising just how many hospitals have yet to truly broach this subject within their own facilities. Pictures of Money via Compfight A major part of upfront collections, and direct […]

After reading a news story on how 25% of pediatricians are firing their patients, which in actually are the parents of their patients, because the families won’t vaccinate their kids, it prompts the question not only as to whether this is ethical but are there other reasons physicians might think about firing you as their […]