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Dr. Chrono

 

Svast is on of the top Medical billing for practice using Dr. Chrono. Dr. Chrono is one of the widely used EHR systems among healthcare practices. Svast has been successfully providing medical billing services on the Dr. Chorno platform for over 5 years. We provide a full-service billing solution […]

4 Key E&M Updates in 2021 for Pediatric Practice

The updates in the 2021 Evaluation and Management guidelines will mean moving the way you think on selecting the appropriate visit codes for your acute visits. In this article, we’ll cover the changes we need to expect and tips to prepare […]

5 Things you need know about Pediatric Medical Billing

Medical billing for Pediatrics requires taking into consideration that Pediatricians spend approximately 25% more time with their patients as compared to other specialty practices, and oftentimes will provide several complex and more comprehensive services to their patients. The pediatric practices need […]

BRIGHTREE MEDICAL BILLING

 

Svast is highly experienced staff in Brightree Medical billing. Brightree is one of the most widely used systems for DME billing. We provide a full-service DME billing solution on Brightree. Svast will take care of everything from claim submission to A/R follow-up, and our qualified staff will field […]

ATHENAHEALTH MEDICAL BILLING

 

Svast is #1 in AthenaHealth Medical billing. AthenaHealth is one of the most widely used EHR systems among healthcare practices. Svast has been successfully providing medical billing services on the AthenaHealth platform to several medical practices for over 5 years. We provide a full-service billing solution on AthenaHealth. […]

ADVANCEDMD MEDICAL BILLING

 

Svast is #1 in AdvancedMD Medical billing. AdvancedMD is one of the most widely used EHR systems among healthcare practices. Svast has been successfully providing medical billing services on the AdvancedMD platform to several medical practices for over 5 years. We provide a full-service billing solution on AdvancedMD. […]

APRIMA MEDICAL BILLING

 

Svast is #1 in Aprima Medical billing. Aprima is one of the most widely used EHR systems among healthcare practices. Svast has been successfully providing medical billing services on the Aprima platform to several medical practices for over 10 years. We provide a full-service billing solution on Aprima. […]

ALLSCRIPTS MEDICAL BILLING

 

Svast is #1 in Allscripts Medical billing. Allscripts is one of the most widely used EHR systems among healthcare practices. Svast has been successfully providing medical billing services on the Allscripts platform to several medical practices for over 15 years. We provide a full-service billing solution on Allscripts. […]

ECLINICALWORKS MEDICAL BILLING

 

Svast is #1 in eClinicalworks Medical billing. eClinicalWorks is one of the most widely used EHR systems among healthcare practices. Svast has been successfully providing medical billing services on the eClinical platform to several medical practices for over 15 years. We provide a full-service billing solution on ECW. […]

Five Essentials for Starting a Medical Practice

1. CHALLENGE READINESS

Owning your own practice, while challenging at times, is a rewarding and satisfying accomplishment. As a physician, you are no stranger to long days and working hard to achieve what you want. Thomas Edison said it best, “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is […]

Medical Practice Fee Analysis: Complete in 2 Easy Steps!

Are you finding that your practice’s fees are below other similar specialties in your area?  On your insurance payments, are you noticing that the carriers are occasionally reimbursing your practice 100% of the billed amount?

If you answered yes to either of the two questions above, it may be […]

Concierge Medicine: The New Movement for Physicians

Have you considered the benefits of adding a concierge medicine practice to your current business or perhaps switching over entirely?

3 reasons why physicians are considering concierge medicine.

1. Popularity

The number of physicians in concierge medicine remains small, but it’s growing rapidly. In 2012 there were 4,400 private […]

Hire the Right Medical Practice Manager in 4 easy Steps

Finding the right candidate can be stressful and always comes with a little risk. If you prepare well enough, you can improve your chances of finding that right person that will work well with your practice goals and operations, and fit into the culture of the practice.

How to […]

EHR Clinical Documentation: Optimization through Customization

The heart of the provider/patient interaction, beyond the visit itself, is the provider’s documentation.  For many years, our charts were folders that moved around with the provider or his team containing hand written notes, old scripts, and eventually neatly typed dictation. The ‘chart’ is a whole new world […]

Result Interfaces – Common Yet Complex

3 areas which can cause your interface project to fall out of range

Except for Registration (ADT in HL7 vernacular) interfaces, Result (ORM) interfaces are the next most commonly implemented interface making them old hat to many. However adding connections to additional labs, system upgrades, and initial rollouts for those not […]

EHR Go-Live Challenges -Top 5 pitfalls and quick solutions

In the bustle of EHR implementation to meet compliance with the HITECH Act and Meaningful Use, there are EHR go-lives happening every day in all parts of the country. As EHR implementation experts’ clients are constantly asking, “How did you do this before? What can we learn from […]

Why Outsource your Medical Billing?

Many practices struggle with the decision of whether to do their billing in-house or outsource medical billing.  For some practice managers and physicians, outsourcing the billing can feel scary, like you’re giving up control over a crucial part of your business.  However, if you have the right billing partner, […]

8 Benefits of Outsourcing Medical Billing

Deciding whether or not outsourcing medical billing is the right thing to do for your practice can be a difficult decision. However, it should be as easy as deciding whether or not to perform your own appendectomy. Medical billing has always required a specialized set of skills, […]

The Importance of Accuracy in Medical Payment Posting

When posting payments in a practice management system the need for accuracy is essential. Inaccurate postings can result in serious downstream financial affects for your practice. Though the importance and possible negative ramifications of posting payments inaccurately are seemingly obvious, mistakes can easily occur with a simple typo. […]

Improve Your Practice Financials in 5 Steps

All providers who enter the medical field generally do so to meet a common goal, providing good care to their patients. With this goal in mind it is often conflicting to set a price to the care provided. It is even more challenging to make financial decisions that […]

5 Questions to Ask to Reduce Denied Claims

We’ve all seen it. The patient comes to the check-in window, and you ask “Name… date of birth… have there been any changes in your address or insurance?” The patient quickly replies, “Nope”, and takes a seat in the waiting room. The charge is entered and billed to […]

5 Tips to Collect Outstanding Patient Balances

High deductible health plans and higher copays have driven practices to focus more attention on collecting large outstanding patient balances.  For many practices, patient collections accounts for 20-30% of their overall revenue, so it’s more important than ever that the practice staff be comfortable with and trained on […]

The Perfect Team Roster to Open a Medical Practice

Building intellectual and emotional equity happens while deciding whether or not to start your own medical practice.  Once you have decided to go ahead and open a medical practice, get prepared to start building your sweat equity.  Sweat equity is your contribution to starting your practice in the […]

Why Physicians Should Open a Medical Practice in 2021

Own or be Owned: Why Physicians Should Open a Medical Practice in 2021

The Healthcare industry is pushing toward outpatient/ambulatory services.  What better time to open a medical practice business providing outpatient/ambulatory services than when that model has been determined to be the most effective in improving patient care […]

How to get a Medical Practice Loan

For some, going to a bank to obtain a medical practice loan may seem daunting but it’s really a straight forward process.  These simple points will help you obtain a good loan.

Get a low rate

Naturally,  you will want the lowest interest rate you can get.Consider using […]

Small Practice Renaissance

The time is right to start a medical practice.

Although it may not yet be obvious at scale, we are beginning to see an increase in physicians entering private practice.  The last several years have been a period of intense consolidation, with many physician practices being acquired by large […]

Things to consider when bringing on a mid-level provider

There are things to consider when bringing on a mid-level provider, first be clear on what you are trying to achieve. Is it increased revenue, better life style, or more face time with patients?  With some planning each of the above can be accomplished.

If increasing revenue […]

9 Steps to Successfully Starting a Practice

Step 1 – Possess the “Spirit of the Entrepreneur”

The “Spirit of the Entrepreneur” is innate and constant.  It is not a characteristic that one can learn, develop and strengthen over time.  It is not dynamic and therefore doesn’t change.  You either possess it or you don’t.  Sarah Pierce, in […]

Start a Medical Practice without Making these 5 Mistakes

WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW TO START A MEDICAL PRACTICE?

Should you start your own practice and be an entrepreneur or should you be hospital employed? For some physicians, the answer is crystal clear – you want to start your own practice. You want more autonomy to make […]

7 Key Telehealth Billing changes one MUST Know

As we all are aware, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has continued to release telehealth coding and telehealth billing changes that impact billing in response to care providers’ concerns amidst the novel coronavirus pandemic. Here are the most recent changes that impact medical billing, which […]