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Chris Bell, Partner, Moss Adams Jeff Gay,Senior Manager, Moss Adams Larry Kammerer, Partner, Outsourced Finance & Accounting Services, Moss Adams

Take Your Organization to the Next Level with Outsourced Accounting and Finance Functions


By Chris Bell, Partner, Health Care Practice, Moss Adams
By Jeff Gay, Senior Manager, Health Care Practice, Moss Adams
By Larry Kammerer, Partner, Outsourced Finance & Accounting                                        Services, Moss Adams

The ever-changing nature of the health care industry paired with increasingly complex financial accounting standards has left many health care organizations facing a key challenge: maintaining an agile staff capable of meeting the needs of the business—however they may shift.
This challenge can be especially apparent within an organization’s accounting and finance functions. Health care entities need strong departments able to produce timely, accurate, and relevant financial information that allows management to make informed business decisions and better prepare for change.
Faced with declining reimbursement and rising costs, more health care organizations are looking to outsourced accounting solutions to augment internal resources. In some cases, organizations are even seeking to fully outsource their accounting and finance tasks to reduce costs and gain scale and expertise. Read article
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Survival is Adapting to our Patient's Expectations


By Thomas Ferkovic, R.Ph., MS
Managing Director, Medic Management Group, LLC.

Every business must plan. As you begin your 2019/2020 business planning consider what your patients are expecting from your practice. Your patients are the lifeblood of your practice, if their expectations change and you do not adapt, you will wonder why you have open appointment slots. Read article
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Managing Healthcare Provider Reviews and Your Online Presence


By Torri L. Howard
Vice President, Client Executive, Parker, Smith & Feek

Say that you are a healthcare provider (either a physician or facility) who recently treated a patient. By all accounts, the interaction with this patient was uneventful and routine. Later, you learn that the patient posted an online review to various platforms, expressing dissatisfaction with their interaction with you. The patient provides a detailed account from their perspective, which includes several exaggerations and maybe even some fabrications. Your recollection of the interaction is very different then what the patient described in their review. How do you handle the situation?  Read article
Homeless man with a sign asking for help

Poverty and Public Health


By John Baackes
CEO, L.A. Care Health Plan

We are officially in the season of giving – a time of joy. But for those who are simply trying to keep a roof over their heads and food on the table, it is a time of high stress. Maybe it’s a time for all of us to give some thought to why so many in this country have so little. Read article