How Independent Practices are Addressing the COVID-19 Pandemic and Planning for Future Practice Operations
In late April 2020, over 500 independent practices were interviewed to better understand the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on their practices' viability, patient volumes, and how technology (like telehealth) is being used to overcome some of these challenges. The information below highlights the current state of independent medical practices.
Guide: It's Time to Switch to a Software Platform You Can Trust
Kareo is an all-in-one, integrated technology platform that streamlines care delivery, patient engagement and business management workflows.
Isn't It Time to Switch to a Better Software?
Switching to Kareo is easier than you think. We'll guide you every step of the way.
COVID-19 Telehealth Coding and Billing Resource Guide
For the latest on what independent medical practices and their billing companies need to know in providing telehealth services during the COVID-19 crisis, Kareo has put together a resource guide on CMS updates and answer questions from their recent webinar on the same topic.
Financial Relief Reference Guide
View this reference guide to help you better understand the expanded government programs that you can take advantage of to ease financial burdens and maintain your current staff levels.
Technology Assessment: What Matters to You Most?
What tools do you need to deliver outstanding patient care while building a financially healthy practice? We'll help you customize an integrated platform that meets the unique needs of your independent practice.
Success Story: InTouch Psychological Services
Switching to Kareo Helps Mental Health Clinic Expand
HIPAA & OIG Compliance for Medical Billing Company Owners
The success of your business relies on timely billing and accurate coding. Whether you’re managing the billing for one provider or 50, it’s a complex job that must meet a variety of regulations, making it easy for medical billing companies to be the target of false claims and fraudulent crimes.
Success Story: Manuka Health Clinic
Telehealth solution from Kareo extends quality care for Lyme-MSIDS patients and boosts practice revenue
Success Story: NeuroHope of Indiana
Non-profit Rehab Center Works Miracles with Kareo
State of the Independent Practice Industry Report
The results are in! Kareo conducted a nationwide survey to collect data on the current state of the independent medical practice. Respondents spanned general practice, family practice, internal medicine/primary care and more than 50 different specialties.
Medical Billing Industry Report
Kareo recently conducted a nationwide survey of medical billing companies with the goal of identifying key trends and sentiments around the medical billing industry, healthcare and billing technology, and business opportunities and risks.
Getting Paid in 2019: What Independent Medical Practices Need To Know
As 2018 is coming to a close, many independent practices are wondering what to expect in 2019. Patient financial responsibility continues to be a challenge for many practices. The Quality Payment Program (MIPs) continues to evolve. CMS is proposing changes to the way E/M visits are paid.
Switching Your Medical Practice Software Is Easier Than You Think
It’s a reality that at many independent medical practices, they don’t love their software. Providers struggle with unintuitive systems that add to their workload. Billers are frustrated with subpar claims and payment management features. Managers are sick of logging into multiple platforms to do their jobs. But it’s too hard to switch software providers, right?
What Informs Medical Practice Software Design?
User experience design plays a huge role in product development processes and we are always trying to find new ways to improve. Learn best practices about medical practice software design from Shibani Dhume, Kareo's Sr. UX Designer.
Medical Billing Company Market Overview
Rob Pickell, Kareo's CMO, talks to medical billing companies during the 2018 Kareo Success Summit. Learn more about future prospects and opportunities in revenue growth for billing companies.
6 Ways Outsourcing Billing Protects a Practice’s Bottom Line
A recent report says that 90% of independent practices plan to outsource their billing, which makes perfect sense. Outsourcing your billing just might be the golden ticket to protecting the bottom line of your practice.
Supercharge Your Billing Company with Business Intelligence
Take your revenue cycle management to the next level with Kareo Analytics. Learn how to use Kareo’s robust reporting platform to help you quickly identify unrealized revenue opportunities across multiple practices and providers, then prioritize your team’s activity based on the greatest revenue impact.
Setting Up Your Medical Practice for a Smooth Reimbursement Process
The cost in additional staff time to rework a rejected claim can come to $100 per claim, by some conservative estimates. Not to mention the cost of the lost revenue when denied claims ultimately end up in collections and are written off. Setting up your practice for a smooth reimbursement process, with less rejections and denials, can make a significant difference in your practice revenue and workflow...
Webinar: Get Paid Faster by Improving Your Enrollments Process
Enrollments can be a complicated process and one of the primary barriers to getting paid. Independent medical practices and their billing partners will benefit from a streamlined and efficient enrollments process to remove barriers that block timely reimbursement.
Telehealth for Revenue Generation and Patient Retention: Why Billing Companies Should Care
Surveys show that most patients are interested in telehealth appointments and would prioritize increased access to care over in-person interaction with providers.
How Telehealth Helps Improve Care Delivery and Increase Revenue
Do you have telehealth? This is a question you’ll get more frequently now that public and private reimbursement is opening up. Patients are coming to expect this care delivery method, and new technology makes it easier than ever to offer video visits.
Getting Paid in 2018: Ways to Optimize Time in Medical Practices
Physicians may feel they are working at high speed, but looking at what they are actually doing minute to minute reveals important details.
Kareo Ranks Highest in Customer Satisfaction by G2 Crowd
Kareo’s all-in-one medical practice management and clinical care software solution has been ranked the highest in customer satisfaction, according to the G2 Crowd Grid® for Medical Practice Management, a comprehensive report released by G2 Crowd.
High-Performing Dermatology Practice Shares Key to Success
What’s the key to success for new practices starting out in this competitive healthcare market? According to Westgate Skin & Cancer: efficiency.
3 Steps to Prepare for a Risk-Adjustment Audit
Risk adjustment plays a significant role in Medicare Advantage contracts, commercial capitated payment arrangements, and CMS alternative payment models such as shared-savings contracts and accountable care organizations.
2018 MACRA Update for Small Practices
The CMS released the proposed rule for the 2018 Quality Payment Program. Let's take a look at the proposed rule for next year and see how practices can prepare for the changes that may come in the second year of the program.
Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare Is Real
Ten years ago artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare was only realized in movies and sci-fi specials. Today the AI movement has caught up to reality and day-to-day healthcare in a big way.
Pros and Cons of Medicare for Independent Practices
These days, there’s no shortage of payers in the healthcare marketplace, and many physicians choose to contract with those that pay the highest rates. But is it the right approach when trying to expand the practice?
6 Questions to Assess Your Medical Office Workflow
Workflow, much like technology, is a powerful form of leverage that can work for or against you.
The Perils of Patient Leakage
For practices experiencing patient leakage it means you’re losing current patients to other facilities or services.
Hallmarks of a Great Medical Practice Manager
When you understand what makes up a thriving practice, you quickly realize that it’s the staff that drives that success. Your practice manager will be one of your most valuable assets.
Understanding Patients: The Secret to a Thriving 21st Century Medical Practice
With patients taking on more of the financial burden for their own medical care, providers will do well finding ways to make their practices more patient-centered.
MIPS 2017 Quick-Start Checklist
Patient Collections Boot Camp: Part 2 - Optimizing Collections Before, During, and After the Visit
Explore best practices for optimizing your patient collections process.
Patient Collections Boot Camp: Part 1 - Preparing Your Technology, Your Staff, and Your Financial Policy
Learn about critical elements that you could implement to propel your patient collections process to the next level.
Providers Continue to Consider Alternate Payment Models Heading Into 2017
Infographic shows physician perspectives on different practice models.
Practice Models Survey 2016 Infographic
Get a visual overview of the 2016 Practice Models Perspectives survey results.
2016 Practice Models Perspective Survey
Find out who is using alternate payment models, who is thinking about changing, and why.
Practice Models Perspectives 2016
This presentation gives an overview of the results of the 2016 Practice Models Perspectives Survey
Examining Alternate Payment Models eBook
This eBook, created by Kareo and Physicians Practice, can help you decide whether or not you should explore concierge or direct primary care models to help you be an Agile Medical Practice.
mHealth Moves Ahead eBook
Kareo and Physicians Practice eBook looks at how to make mobile technology come alive at your practice.
Infographic: How Outpatient Clinics Leverage Telehealth
Find out how outpatient clinics are leveraging telehealth software in this infographic from Chiron Health.
Success Story: Ohio Virtual Counseling
Counselor, Cara Tuley, tackles virtual medicine with Kareo.
Medical Office Management: Run a Better Practice
Run a more efficient and profitable practice by reading our "8 Ways to Run a More Successful Independent Medical Practice" guide
Use the Right Technology to Thrive in a Value-Based Environment
Value-based reimbursement is here to stay. It is being embraced by CMS and commercial payers. Using the right technology is more important than ever.
Is Concierge Practice Right for You?
In concierge practices, patients pay for enhanced medical access and service. There are many considerations to weigh. Here are some tips to help you decide.
Practice Models: The ABCs from ACOs to Concierge and Everything in Between - Guide
Learn the Pros and Cons of different types of practice models as well as the importance of technology, practice marketing, and patient engagement.
Medical Billing Newsletter August 2015
The August edition of the Kareo Getting Paid Newsletter has the latest updates on getting the best from outsourced medical billing, practice models survey, Kareo mobile app and more.
Medical Billing Newsletter September 2015
The September edition of the Kareo Getting Paid Newsletter has the latest updates on the easiest way to grow your practice, alternate payment models, tips to reduce productivity loss with ICD-10 and outsourcing billing.
Medical Billing Newsletter October 2015
The October edition of the Kareo Getting Paid Newsletter has the latest updates on handling denials in the post-ICD-10 world, agile practice models, chip and pin cards, and more.
Medical Billing Newsletter November 2015
The November edition of the Kareo Getting Paid Newsletter has the latest updates on uncovering the ROI of patient engagement, the top medical practice Facebook pages, and tips to manage ICD-10 denials.
Medical Billing Newsletter December 2015
The December edition of the Kareo Getting Paid Newsletter has the latest updates on getting paid in 2016, 9 upcoming medical billing changes, and top billing and health IT predictions for 2016.
8 Experts Share Top Medical Billing and Health IT Predictions for 2016
Wondering what 2016 holds for the independent practice? Experts share their predictions for what is to come next year in medical billing and health IT.
Success Story: Molly Maloof, MD
Dr. Molly Maloof focuses on innovation in her concierge practice with help from Kareo's integrated platform of solutions
Practice Models Perspectives Infographic
This infographic shows key details from the recent survey, Practice Models Perspectives, including independent providers’ perceptions around various payment models.
Survey Shows Physicians Using Membership Models in Many Different Ways
Interest in alternate models is on the rise, but there are many options. A new survey shows how Agile Medical Practices are using different models to achieve success.
Are Physicians Fed Up with Fee-for-Service?
Physicians are increasingly frustrated with current fee-for-service healthcare. New survey shows many changing or adding alternate models.
Practice Model Perspectives Survey 2015
To empower the small practice physician, Kareo is shining a light on the path to success - an agile medical practice model - combining traditional fee for service options with the flexibility of concierge services.