Madhu Singh

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Attention ODs: MIPS Rules are Changing in 2019

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, Oct 25, 2018 @ 12:10 PM

Do you know if your EHR is prepared for MIPS in 2019? The 2019 proposed rules for MIPS are out. If your eyecare practice bills $90,000 or above in Part B allowed charges or has 200 Medicare beneficiaries, then you are qualified to opt-in to attest. Your Medicare business, search rankings, and Healthgrades score could suffer if you don't opt-in to MIPS.

Although not all EHR solutions are 2015 edition certified, certification is a Quality Payment Program requirement to participate in MIPS starting January 1st, 2019.

Is it time to switch EHR platforms? What does certification mean and why does it affect you? Register for our webinar to find out.

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How to Run an Eco-Friendly Eyecare Practice

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, Oct 18, 2018 @ 11:10 AM

Sustainable living is having a moment. An over $200 billion moment. Powerful consumers are calling for more supply chain transparency, eco-friendly products, and dedication to green living. How can your eyecare practice meet the demands of these consumers?

Besides stocking up on eco-friendly eyecare products, there are many ways you can promote a green earth through your processes and workflows in your practice. If you're going through the trouble of revolutionizing your methods, marketing for eco-friendly customers is also important. Read on to find environmentally conscious alternatives to your existing practices.

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5 Book Recommendations for Managing Your Optometry Practice

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, Oct 11, 2018 @ 12:10 PM

You might have enjoyed our non-eyecare related book recommendations to help you unwind after an endless stream of exams and paperwork. Although leisure reading is necessary, you might also crave some bigger picture advice on marketing your practice, managing your team, and staying afloat financially.

We've scoured self-help books, small-business guides, and CEO biographies to choose which books are most applicable to optometrists and other eyecare professionals. Keep reading to find out the top 5 growth-oriented books to add to your reading list this year.

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Eco-Friendly Eyecare Products for Your Optical Dispensary

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, Sep 27, 2018 @ 11:09 AM

Consumers are becoming more conscious of where they spend their money, especially when it comes to e-commerce. From fair-trade logos to plastic-free packaging, eyewear brands are listening and adapting their supply chain.

If you want to keep up with consumer trends, you'll need to offer eco-conscious eyecare products in your optical dispensary. You can also inform your patients on the benefits of living or purchasing sustainably with your product descriptions.

We've scoured the internet for vetted brands making frames, solution, and eye accessories through recycled materials, fair labor, and other ethically-focused methods. Keep reading to see what we've found.

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Why You Should Separate Your Insurance Billing from Your Optometric Practice Staff

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, Sep 13, 2018 @ 09:09 AM

If you currently have a biller or split out insurance billing amongst your small staff, ask yourself if you're happy with your claim denial rate. Is your biller a bit overwhelmed with work? Does your small staff feel stretched thin because they're required to wear multiple hats? These are a few reasons that having your staff handle insurance claims might slow down your revenue stream.

Outsourcing your claim management can save you money in the long-term, keep your staff focused on patient care, and give you peace of mind. Read on to discover more benefits to separating your insurance billing from your eyecare practice's staff.

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