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    Preventing Mistakes on Your Tax Return: What You Need to Know

    Filing amended tax returns falls somewhere just below getting a cavity drilled on the “things you’d rather not be doing” scale. Amended returns are tedious and time consuming enough for individuals, let alone companies with many sources of income.Every business owner dreads the letter from the IRS asking for clarification or proof of income. And many times, it’s not that the income wasn’t reported, it’s that the income wasn’t reported correctly.   Read More...

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    Does Your Organization Need Help from a Healthcare Consultant? By: Tiffany Lotridge, MBA- Consultant

    When speaking to people at networking events or conferences, I am often asked “what exactly does a Healthcare Consultant do?” This is a fair question as there are a lot of different components to the healthcare industry. For the sake of sounding like a superhero, “I go where I am needed” to help my clients with any problems or question they have. Revenue cycle, medical billing, compliance, office work flow, EMR systems-These are just some of the areas in the field that a ...  Read More...

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    Identifying Inefficiencies in Your Medical Front Office Work Flow. By: Tiffany Lotridge, MBA- Consultant

    Have you ever been a patient in a medical office that seems like nothing ran smoothly or efficiently? There were miscommunications, long wait times, scheduling conflicts, billing ‘surprises’... Everything just seemed “out of sorts”?   Read More...

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    Medicare Reform Rundown. By: Tiffany Lotridge, MBA- Consultant

    MACRA, which is the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 is a bill passed by congress outlining the new Medicare payment system and Quality Payment Program (QPP) guidelines. This law redefines the Medicare reimbursement amounts based on the quality of care and frequency of treatments/episodes of care for Medicare recipients. With its passing, this act also amends the Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and strengthen Medicare acce...  Read More...

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    MACRA Reporting and Your Current Electronic Medical Records System. By: Tiffany Lotridge, MBA- Consultant

    Data reporting, which is a MIPS requirement, is a huge piece of the puzzle of compliance with the new Medicare reform bill. Many of you that were required to report or chose to report this year more than likely pulled together the data from your current EMR system to submit to Medicare. The general consensus is that pulling this date is somewhat tedious and in some cases hard to narrow down in order to comply with what Medicare is requiring.   Read More...

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