If you’re a gastroenterologist in private practice, there is legislation being considered in the U.S. Senate that could force your patients to seek care in the more expensive hospital setting. Continue reading “Congress Should Protect Patient Access to Much Needed Medications”
There are lots of good reasons to open an in-office retail pharmacy inside your gastroenterology clinic. It is becoming a very popular way to both increase patient medication compliance and to increase revenue for providers. While there are many benefits of having an in-office retail pharmacy, there are several factors to consider when deciding whether it’s the right move for your practice.
Biosimilars offer additional treatment options for patients with IBD. In this activity, faculty will review the role of biosimilars in the management of IBD and answer learner questions from the previous CME activity. Continue reading “The Value of Biosimilars in the Treatment of IBD: Frequently Asked Questions”
Healthcare providers are constantly looking for ways to reduce spending and increase efficiency in their practices to better serve their patients. One way for a gastroenterology (GI) practice to do this is by joining a Group Purchasing Organization (GPO). Continue reading “The Benefits of Joining a Group Purchasing Organization”
A new year means an update to gastroenterology billing and coding guidelines. Billing and coding errors such as failing to provide adequate documentation, incorrect use of claim modifiers, and failure to adhere to guideline changes often result in a loss of time and revenue due to an increase in claim denials and undercoding. Continue reading “2019 Changes to Gastroenterology Billing and Coding”