Friday Focus Comments

September 10, 2021 - Do you have a staff member dedicated to patient procedure questions?

August 27, 2021 - With regard to annual merit increases, how does your practice assign annual increases?

August 20, 2021 - Do you utilize mid-levels for hospital rounding?

August 13, 2021 - Does your practice have a formal clinical documentation plan to ensure appropriate documentation and billing of services?

August 6, 2021 - What is your org policy on employee COVID-19 vaccinations?

July 30, 2021 - In your Absenteeism & Tardiness Policy, how many occurrences does the policy define as excessive?

July 23, 2021 - Has your practice seen a delay in patient care due to not being able to obtain timely prior authorizations from the insurance company?

July 16, 2021 - How do you assist patients requiring foreign language interpretation?

July 9, 2021 - Does your practice offer self check-in or pre-check technology for patients?

June 25, 2021 - How are appointments scheduled in your practice?

June 18, 2021 - When it comes to incoming phone calls do you?

June 11, 2021 - Does your organization clearly outline physician behavior expectations and hold them accountable if these expectations are not met?

June 4, 2021 - How does your practice provide administrative time for NPs/PAs to complete charts and other office related duties?

May 21, 2021 - Do you have your front office staff verify insurance coverage before an office visit?

May 14, 2021 - How you suspended or terminated an employee for HIPAA related violations in the last 6 months?

April 30, 2021 - What is the biggest physician issue your practice faces?

April 23, 2021 - Does your practice have a set of Behavior Standards that employees are required to sign and commit to?

April 16, 2021 - In your social media policy, does your practice have an assigned spokesperson that posts and responds to social media on behalf of the practice?

April 9, 2021 - Does your organization have a direct link to report phishing emails?

April 2, 2021 - Does your practice do their own provider credentialing or do you use an outside company?

March 26, 2021 - How does your practice factor physician compensation?

March 19, 2021 - Does your practice have a progressive HIPAA violation policy that has levels of actions based on the violation?

Marcy 12, 2021 - Have you done a Security Risk Analysis in the past 12 months?

March 5, 2021 - Does your practice conduct yearly formal employee evaluations?

February 19, 2021- Have you changed Medical Malpractice companies in the last 5 years?

February 5, 2021 - Has your practice received COVID vaccine and begun vaccinating staff and patients?

January 29, 2021 - Has your organization restricted travel related to education?

January 22, 2021 - Does your practice participate in any pay-for-performance programs?

January 15, 2021- How often are your vendor relationships evaluated?

January 8, 2021 - Does your practice participate in the collection of data for the annual MGMA Compensation & Production Survey?


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