Recently an NPBO Member shared with me a report on Medicare Advantage plans and the increasing amount of prior authorizations that are being required with Advantage plans. But that is just one disadvantage of these plans… If you, a family member, or a friend receive Medicare, you’re well aware of the uptick in marketing (aggressive Read More

Opting out of Medicare has caused a lot of confusion for NPs and other providers. Not understanding what it means can lead to problems & fines. In this episode of the NP Business Matters Podcast (Episode #65) I address: The Social Security Act and how that impacts providers. When you can bill Medicare and when Read More

The idea of opting in or out of Medicare is a frequent question we receive. In this episode of the NP Business Matters Podcast, Short Takes, we discuss this in further detail. The most important thing clinicians need to understand is when you opt out of Medicare, you are out everywhere. It’s global. You are Read More