10 years! How did we get here?

July 22, 2022 By Helene Beilman-Werner

10 years! How did we get here?

Wow! 10 years! How did we get here?  Zymeda Provider Solutions started in 2012 with an office of 350 square feet, 6 employees and 3 clients. And we were glad to have them!   Flash forward ten years, we occupy over 7000 square feett and have 62 employees with operations in 4 states! That’s 20 times larger!!  As CEO of this fantastic organization, I would like to give a huge shout of thanks to everyone ...

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The Great Resignation and the Impact on Your Practice

June 28, 2022 By Helene Beilman-Werner

The Great Resignation and the Impact on Your Practice

As the lingering COVID-19 pandemic places unprecedented stress on U.S. healthcare workers, data suggest that the country is on the brink of a tsunami wave of change in the healthcare workforce. One in 5 physicians and 2 in 5 nurses intend to leave their current practice within two years, a new study by the American Medical Association (AMA) suggests. According to Helene Beilman-Werner,  CEO of Zymeda “A number other recent studies indicate over a ...

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Zymeda: New Texas Location

April 13, 2022 By Helene Beilman-Werner

Zymeda: New Texas Location

Zymeda is growing! We are excited to announce, due to our remarkable growth over the past year, Zymeda is expanding into Texas. "The opening of Zymeda's new location in Texas allows us to serve the needs of solo providers and group medical practices by providing a comprehensive portfolio of practice management and strategic consulting services". says Helene Beilman-Werner, CEO of Zymeda. "We are committed to positioning independent physician practices for long-term success. We conduct ...

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“No Surprises Act”

February 1, 2022 By Helene Beilman-Werner

“No Surprises Act”

The No Surprises Act went into effect on January 1st, 2022. If you are not familiar with this new law, it becomes illegal to bill patients for more money than the in-network cost-sharing price if the patient did not know that the care service would come from an out of network provider. In simplified terms, a “surprise bill” occurs when a health care provider or facility balance bills a patient the difference between the facility ...

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Looking Ahead: Healthcare 2022

January 6, 2022 By Helene Beilman-Werner

Looking Ahead: Healthcare 2022

Looking Ahead: Healthcare 2022 This past year has stressed the healthcare industry like never before. Pandemic issues and economic woes challenged every aspect in healthcare. One of the biggest impacts this past year was the number of physicians leaving healthcare due to burnout. It seems job satisfaction in healthcare has become a big concern, and understandably so. Over 40% of physicians have stated they are dissatisfied with their jobs, feeling more like employees than leaders ...

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Escaping The Box: Case Studies with successful outcomes in out of the box medicine.

November 11, 2021 By Helene Beilman-Werner

Escaping The Box: Case Studies with successful outcomes in out of the box medicine.

Translating a customized care model for a specific demographic of patients into improved patient care outcomes, reduced cost of healthcare, and increased revenue is no easy task, but with the right team establishing the outline, identifying patients through analytics, submitting encounter data, flagging patients and providing detailed clinic status reports, payors will see that patients are receiving the level of care that prevents hospital admissions and improves the health of the whole patient, especially with ...

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How to Build a Great Culture in Your Medical Practice

July 15, 2021 By Helene Beilman-Werner

How to Build a Great Culture in Your Medical Practice

Workplace culture can make or break a business. Numerous books and research have shown a great work culture can lead to improved employee engagement. Employee engagement impacts retention, productivity and the way your teams treat your customers, in this case, your patients. A happy staff member will go above and beyond for patients, flag potential issues early and always be looking to innovate and make the practice better. We’ve all heard about the amazing ...

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Hierarchical Conditions Categories / Risk Adjustment Factor

July 8, 2021 By Helene Beilman-Werner

Hierarchical Conditions Categories / Risk Adjustment Factor

Have you ever asked to be paid less than what you’re worth? We can’t speak for everyone, but for most, it’s safe to assume the answer is a resounding no. You and your staff take pride in staying connected and providing quality care to your Medicare and Medicare Advantage patients annually, so why are your HCC/RAF scores so low when so many of your patients have multiple chronic conditions? Do you ...

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MEDICARE INCREASES PAYMENT FOR COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT

June 24, 2021 By Helene Beilman-Werner

MEDICARE INCREASES PAYMENT FOR COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT

MEDICARE INCREASES PAYMENT FOR COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT AS OF 01/01/2021 Did you know that Medicare reimburses providers for a separate visit to complete cognitive assessments when conducted in the office or via telehealth?  Any clinician eligible to report E&M including physicians (MD and DO), nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, and physician assistants. Cognitive Assessment & Care Plan Services (CPT code 99483) Start with a 50-minute face-to-face visit that includes a detailed history and patient ...

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5 Insights into Private Practice Physicians

June 2, 2021 By Helene Beilman-Werner

5 Insights into Private Practice Physicians

Private practice physicians continue to face constant threats of consolidation, a recent survey of 346 healthcare providers was conducted to collect their thoughts on a number of topics integral to their practice, according to the PatientPop 2020 Practice Growth Report. Here are five insights from the report: 1. Approximately 72.7 percent of providers are satisfied with their level of success. 2. Providers identified six characteristics that were important to their success: Delivering a top ...

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