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Moving Forward With MACRA: A Review of Progress, Changes, and Preparation

By Brandt Jewell, Senior Vice President and Alex Kirkland, Vice President | Coker Group

The convoluted journey from volume to value-based reimbursement continues, requiring providers, health systems, payers, and patients to adjust economically and operationally. Since the signing of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010, value-based reimbursement strategies have demonstrated success as well as […]

By |February 14th, 2019|

Buy-in/Buy-out: Illustrating the Critical Need for Quality Valuation and Timely Update of Operating Agreement

By Yong Zhang, ASA, CPA, Senior Manager and Michael Ueng, CPA/ABV, ASA, Manager | Coker Group

We have seen a dramatic increase in hospital employment of physicians over the last decade. However, many physician practices and groups still remain privately-owned, mostly by physicians. Subsequently, practice buy-in and buyout transactions continue to be a vital component […]

By |February 14th, 2019|

Episode 27: Espresso Shot #6: Using Technology to Disrupt Your Health System

Today’s episode is an interview with Jeffery Daigrepont, SVP in our Healthcare IT Services division, conducted with Morgan Hefner, VP of Sales at MobileSmith Health, a healthcare technology mobile solution. Jeffery and Morgan discuss the advantages of using a mobile platform to disrupt healthcare in your system before someone else does.

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By |February 14th, 2019|

Bonus Episode: Three Key Objectives from the 2019 State of the Union Address

During the 2019 State of the Union Address, much was said about the state of healthcare in the country and President Trump’s agenda for lowering costs across various sectors of the industry. One item will be critical for hospitals and providers moving forward: the call for price transparency. Taylor Harrison and Mark Reiboldt present […]

By |February 8th, 2019|

Episode 26: An Effective Approach to Coding and Compliance Auditing and Education

Roz Cordini and Jeannie Cagle join Mark to discuss the importance of coding and documentation. Roz, Jeannie, and Mark talk about the need for an effective compliance program and the use of a coding audit as an educational tool for healthcare providers.

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By |February 7th, 2019|

Bonus Episode: One Month into MACRA Webinar

Roz Cordini, Brandt Jewell, and Alex Kirkland join Mark for a webinar to discuss the Medicare Quality Payment Program (QPP). The discussion was recorded live during its presentation on January 24, 2019.

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By |January 31st, 2019|

Five Hot Topics to Consider While Strategic Planning

Strategic planning is a business imperative, yet, when the method does not change over time, the strategic planning process can begin to feel stale. Many organizations struggle with the same people discussing identical topics, year after year. Meanwhile, the healthcare industry environment is undergoing rapid transformation, so limiting discussions only to those always addressed […]

By |January 22nd, 2019|

Episode 25: 2019 Healthcare Industry Trends

Roz Cordini, Aimee Greeter, Brandt Jewell, Stephen Ross, and Chris Torregosa join Mark to share their thoughts on current healthcare industry trends and where the industry is heading in 2019. The discussion was recorded live during its presentation to the company as part of the 2018 Coker Group annual meeting.

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By |January 17th, 2019|

2019: New Year, New Physician Fee Schedule, and New Opportunities for Your Practice

By Brandt Jewell, Senior Vice President and Andy Sobczyk, MHA, FACMPE, Manager | Coker Group

With a new year freshly upon us, we would like to use this month’s Coker Connection article to analyze and explore the impacts of the 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Final Rule. Our regular subscribers may recall Jeannie Cagle’s […]

By |January 10th, 2019|

Episode 24: Healthcare Strategic Planning: Working Now for the Future

Aimee Greeter and Taylor Harrison join Mark to discuss the importance of prioritizing new strategic initiatives as the healthcare industry continues to evolve. Aimee, Taylor, and Mark talk about the importance of strategic planning—and the process for strategic planning–as the healthcare industry changes.

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By |January 3rd, 2019|