Changes for Nurse Practitioners in Business

If you’ve been coming around these parts for a few months, you’ll notice today a new look. This is in prepration for changes that will be coming as we expand the site and offerings to you. If you’ve not yet completed our survey, please consider doing it now. It will just take a few moments …

Medicaid Prescriptions – Are You Ready?

We wrote about this back in July, but it’s worth writing about again. Somehow, slipped into the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’’ Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act of 2007, was a law which mandates the use of tamper-resistant prescriptions for all non-electronic Medicaid prescriptions.

New ICD-9 Codes for 2008

Every year, there are changes in the ICD-9 codes as well as the CPT codes.  Changes for the ICD-9 codes are effective 10/1/07. It’s important to be aware code changes

Networking with Nurse Practitioners

Last evening, I had dinner with two other the Nurse Practitioner business owners.  One of them has been in her practice for seven years and the other for less than six months. As for myself, I’ve owned my own practice for little over a year now.  The focus of all of our practices its primary …

Clinical Resources Update

Do you have clinical resources you use in your practice on a daily basis? I’ve added some suggestions shared by Nina Ravey, NP as well as a few others, so be sure to check it out. Please let your colleagues know if there is something you find you use frequently. Visit the Clinical Resources page, …

Insurance Free (aka Cash) Practice

Lots of people talk about developing a cash practice. And with good reason. Having to bill insurance companies, wrangle back and forth with them about payment for covered procedures is a nightmare.