Category: Ancillary

To Be Or Not To Be An Independent Physician

A recent article in Medical Economics suggest for the first time in the United States, the number of employed doctors outnumbers independent physicians. The article states that 45.9% of doctors are owners of their practices which represents a 7% downshift from 2012. The most recent of those years, however, suggests that this trend is slowing.  […]

MIPS – 5 Reasons Why Healthcare Providers Should Pay Attention

As the first Quality Payment Program performance data from 2017 has become available to the public in 2019, MIPS scoring and its impact on practices is beginning to get very real. A survey conducted in 2018 by University of Pennsylvania scholars, and published in the July issue of Health Affairs, revealed low levels of familiarity with the Merit-based  […]

9 Trending Medical Ancillaries for 2019

The demand for ancillary services by independent physicians has never been higher. In the 2018 Medical Economics Physician Report, among all non-surgical primary care survey respondents, 84 percent said they provide ancillary services. The number of ancillary options for practices has grown substantially in recent years to meet the growing demand. With so many options,  […]

Keeping Your Patients on Their Feet

Vestibular, central nervous and corneo-retinal potential testing is readily available to physicians in assessing patient risk for falls. Many patients are asymptomatic with inner ear disturbances being the leading risk for falls. The right equipment enables physicians to quickly and easily treat patients and reduce the risk and incidence of falls in the ageing population.  […]

TM Flow and Autonomic Nervous System Testing

TM Flow Device

The TM Flow is proving to be an invaluable diagnostic tool in the detection of Cardiac Autonomic Neuropathy (CAN). CAN is a serious and underdiagnosed complication of diabetes. Early detection of CAN is possible for physicians in the primary care field, with the right equipment, such as the TM Flow and knowledge. Traditional testing methods  […]

The #1 Condition Overlooked by Most Primary Care Physicians

  Primary Care Physicians are facing many challenges in today’s healthcare economy. According to a survey done by Procare, roughly half of independent doctors responded that they expect to have to sell their practice within the next decade [1]. In most primary care practices, opportunities for reimbursements are missed. This lost revenue is not insignificant.  […]

How Medical Records Storage can increase your practice profits

Despite the adoption of electronic medical records (EMR) systems, medical practices still face serious space constraints due to the storage of physical patient files. And in a medical practice, space is money—meaning every square foot occupied by physical records represents thousands in wasted resources. Shelves upon shelves of cumbersome files are siphoning resources that might  […]

How Ancillary Services Like Patient Financing Are Helping Private Practices

RAccelerated by the Affordable Care Act, high-deductible health plans have emerged as a major trend in healthcare. Placing more financial responsibility on patients for medical services has a direct impact on physician practices. Operating successfully within this framework requires greater awareness of differences among insurance policies and discussions of treatment options that are sensitive to patients’ out-of-pocket expenses.  […]

Increase The Value Of Your Practice With Ancillary Services

Whether you are looking to increase profitability or have retirement on your radar, there are effective ways to increase the value of your practice. Ancillary Medical Solutions has a variety of products and services that can enhance your practice and profitability. Many physicians constantly struggle with practice challenges from reimbursement changes, staffing and time management.  […]

How Ancillary Services Like In Network Lab Are Helping Private Practice

Independent practices are being pressured more and more every day to look at adding services, not only to keep their patients satisfied but also to bring more revenue back into their clinic. Most of you have recognized the push to incorporate solutions like the Annual Wellness Visit or solutions revolving around mental health and disease.  […]