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Surprise Medical Bills and New Legislation: An Overview

Surprise billing has been a bipartisan focus for the United States government for a couple years. Most Americans support legislation to protect patients from these costly yet often unexpected fees. Although multiple states have adopted comprehensive legislation to mitigate surprise billing, there wasn’t any such statute on the federal level – until recently. On December…

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The Top KPIs to Track for an Optimized Revenue Cycle

Methods used in the United States to measure quality vary by industry. The country’s food supply, human and veterinary drugs and multiple other products are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) oversees national efforts based on the best available scientific information to reduce environmental risks. The Federal Communications…

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Keeping Clients in a Crisis

Client retention is always an important part of business, but when the economy isn’t doing well this becomes imperative. COVID-19 has shut down or slowed down many providers’ offices which has given doctors plenty of time to look at their books and make changes if they don’t like what they see. While this provides a…

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Hospital Price Disclosure

Healthcare has long been known for asymmetrical information. Patients see a doctor, whether at a clinic or hospital, yet they rarely know when going in how much the visit will cost them. Over the past few years, CMS has been working to close this information gap, requiring hospitals to disclose prices for their most common…

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Entrepreneur Mental Health

  When thinking about an entrepreneur, what traits do you think of? Headstrong, confident, inspiring, among others. It is easy to put successful entrepreneurs up on a pedestal, but there is another side to every story. The pressure of success can take a serious toll on an individual’s mental health. It does not take long…

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The Oversea Side of Offshoring

Many times when I talk to business owners I get a level of discomfort with the concept of hiring workers overseas. This ranges from slight uneasiness to outright hostility. I understand these feelings well because I used to feel the same way. When I owned a billing company I did not approve of the idea…

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4D Global Named a Leading Business Service Provider in Arizona!

4D Global has devoted the last 4 years to helping our clients successfully scale their businesses and increase profitability with our services. Our team always aims to exceed expectations in delivery, performance, and accuracy. This has caught the attention of Clutch.co as they recently named us a leading B2B company in Arizona for the business…

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More Physicians Are Employees Than Owners For The First Time

What Does Increased Physician Employment Mean for Medical Billing Companies? According to research done by the AMA, “for the first time, fewer physicians are owners than employees.” In 2018, the percentage of physician owners dropped below the percentage of physicians who are employees. According to the AMA, the primary shift has come from solo practitioners…

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3 Things to Consider When Choosing An Outsourcing Company

The revenue cycle management (RCM) industry is competitive and growing as hospital roll ups increase and insurers pay less. RCM companies are pushed to do more for their clients while facing downward pressure on the prices they can charge. Given this dilemma many RCM companies look to offshore outsourcing companies to help keep costs down,…

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4D Global Named 1st for Medical Billing & 6th for BPO!

4D Global Named 1st for Medical Billing & 6th for BPO!   In their annual report of the highest performing B2B companies in the world, Clutch has identified the best of the best in everything from branding agencies to call centers. In fact, their team has named us first and sixth in the world for…

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