Author: Cheyenne Brin­son (Cheyenne Brin­son)

What is G2211? Why is it here, and what do you need to know?
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What is G2211? Why is it here, and what do you need to know?

Submitted by Christine Banks, RHIA, CPC, CPCO February 21, 2024 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has finalized its new add-on code for visit complexity, G2211, as part of the 2024 CMS Physician Fee Schedule. This add-on code has many in the industry looking for guidance. Here’s what the code says: G2211: Visit complexity...

KZA’s Next Chapter: Our Evolution in Healthcare Consulting and Education Takes a New Address
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KZA’s Next Chapter: Our Evolution in Healthcare Consulting and Education Takes a New Address

December 21, 2023 We are thrilled to share a momentous announcement that marks a new chapter in the story of KZA – your trusted partner in healthcare consulting and education. After 38 years of dedicated service and countless transformative collaborations, we are excited to inform you that KZA has moved to a new office location....

KZA’s Next Chapter: New Leadership, Same Commitment to Excellence!
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KZA’s Next Chapter: New Leadership, Same Commitment to Excellence!

December 7, 2023 Dear Valued Clients, Partners, and Stakeholders, We are delighted to announce that KZA is embarking on an exciting new chapter under the guidance of new leadership. While change is inevitable, our commitment to excellence and unwavering dedication to your growth and success remain steadfast. We are pleased to introduce Cathy McDowell as...

Blog - MIPS 2020 Dont be Caught
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MIPS 2020: Don’t Be Caught with a 9% Medicare Payment Reduction

January 22, 2020 As MIPS enters its fourth year, the penalty for not participating rises to 9%. CMS retired 42 quality measures in 2020 including measures specific to orthopaedics, otolaryngology, neurosurgery, vascular surgery, PMR, as well as others. So whether you have been participating all along or 2020 is your first year, there are new...

Plug these Top 5 Revenue Leaks
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Plug These Top Five Revenue Leaks

August 28, 2019 Is there revenue hiding under the baseboards in your practice? Not likely, but there are likely revenue leaks occurring that are costing the practice thousands to hundreds of thousands of dollars a year if not properly monitored. 1. Missing Encounters. The patient was seen, services were rendered, yet no bill was generated....

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Clean Up the A/R Before Putting the Practice on the Market

Clean Up the A/R Before Putting the Practice on the Market Physicians Practice – May 2019 by Cheyenne Brinson Thinking of selling your practice?  Looking to be acquired by the hospital?  Merging with another group?  If you’re contemplating any of these scenarios, it’s time to clean up the accounts receivable (A/R).  And even if you’re not, routinely cleaning up...

How to Create an Efficient Appointment Schedule
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How to Create an Efficient Appointment Schedule

June 12, 2019 A well-constructed schedule improves patient flow, minimizes wait times, and increases patient and provider satisfaction. The smoothest running clinics are the ones that know how to control the schedule. They don’t let the schedule control them. Good scheduling is more of an art than a science. Perhaps you have tried revising the...

4 Secrets to Speeding Up Clinic Workflow
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4 Secrets to Speeding Up Clinic Workflow

May 8, 2019 Is your office running as efficiently as it could be? Does clinic start on time? Is the staff able to get all of their daily work completed without getting overwhelmed each day? If you can answer “no” to one or more of those questions, here are four underused workflow techniques that will...

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