RECENT ARTICLES

“The Physician’s Role in Advocacy,”
Vital Sounds, Vol. 26, Iss. 1, 1st Quarter 2015

“Is Your Electronic Health Record SAFER?”
Vital Sounds, Vol. 25, Iss. 4, 4th Quarter 2014

“The Rewards of Inherent Risks of Supervising Non-Physician Practitioners,”
Vital Sounds, Vol. 25, Iss. 3, 3rd Quarter 2014

“Transfer of Care: Communication & Documentation,”
Vital Sounds, Vol. 25, Iss. 2, 2nd Quarter 2014

“OSHA Revises Hazard Communication Standard,”
Vital Sounds, Vol. 24, Iss. 6, Nov/Dec 2013

“’Incident to’ Billing of Non-Physician Practitioners,”
Vital Sounds, Vol. 24, Iss. 5, Septe/Oct, 2013

“Patient Surveys Take on New Meaning,”

Vital Sounds, Vol. 24, Iss. 4, July/August 2013

“Patients’ Rights Expanded with HIPAA Mega Rule,”

Vital Sounds, Vol. 24, Iss. 3, May/June 2013


“HIPAA Notice of Privacy PracticesPrepare to Update and Redistribute,”

Vital Sounds, Vol. 24, Iss. 2, March/April 2013

“New Year Tips for Front office Staff,”
Vital Sounds, Vol. 24, Iss. 1, January/February 2013

“Manage Accounts Receivable Successfully”
Medical Practice Digest – January 2011 Issue



“Customer Servic­­­e, The Key To A Positive Patient Experience"
Healthcare Business Monthly  October, 2015


 “Ask Me 3”                                                       

Vital sounds, Vol 2, April 2015

 
“Unintended Consequences of the Electronic Medical Record”

Vital sounds,  vol 3, July 2015

 
“New Regulations for Physician Assistants”

Vital Sounds,  Vol 4, 2015


“Customer Service, the Key to a Positive Patient Experience” 

Vital Sounds,  Vol 1, 2016


“Quality Payment Programs Underway”

Vital Sounds, Vol 2, 2016

“Customer Service, The Key To A Positive Patient Experience"

Healthcare Business Monthly  October, 2015
 

“Ask Me 3”                                                    
Vital sounds, Vol 2, April 2015

 “Unintended Consequences of the Electronic Medical Record”

Vital sounds,  vol 3, July 2015

“New Regulations for Physician Assistants”

Vital Sounds,  Vol 4, 2015

“Customer Service, the Key to a Positive Patient Experience” 

Vital Sounds,  Vol 1, 2016

 “Quality Payment Programs Underway”

Vital Sounds, Vol 2, 2016

 

COLLABORATIVE PARTNERS:

ABOUT MEDICAL
PRACTICE ADVISORS


With over 40 years of experience Medical Practice Advisors can improve your medical practice operations. We are a highly respected, consulting, training and coding company known for providing practical, effective strategies and solutions to assist healthcare practices.


Our consultants and educators have hands-on experience with insurance companies, hospitals and  physician practice settings. We partner with physicians to produce high-impact results that serve the best interests of their organization.


We pride ourselves on implementing tactics and processes that have proven successful in the multitude of physicians we have served over the years.















­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­RECENT PRESENTATIONS

Customer Service- The Key to a Positive Patient Experience-

April 2014 & Grand Rounds Stormont Vail Hospital – January 2015

Family Practice Residency Program

KU Medical Center Wichita – August 2014

Presentation to Nurse Practitioners- Pittsburg State University – March 2015

General Surgery Residency Program,

KU Medical Center – August 2014-May 2015

How to Communicate with Providers 

AAPC Kansas City Chapter

Strategies to Improve Cash Flow and Reduce Accounts Receivable – April 2015

Loss Prevention Strategies for Physicians UMKC School of Medicine – January 2016

Perils and Pearls of EMR Documentation UMKC School of Medicine – January 2016

Preparing for Value Based Reimbursement National AAPC – April 2016

Quality Payment Programs – KU Medical Residency Program Wichita – May 2016

Coding and Compliance Initiatives, Inc.

Recognized for extensive knowledge of documentation and coding guidelines. Coding and Compliance Initiatives has 20 years of experience in the health care industry,


Certified ICD-10 trainer

Expertise

  • Documentation and coding reviews
  • Quality assurance
  • Physician / provider education
  • Coder education
  • Clinical workflow
  • Revenue cycle & charge capture  



Areas of Industry Focus        

  • Hospitals and health systems
  • Rural health clinics
  • Federally Qualified Health Centers
  • Physician practices



Industry/Community Involvement

  • Member of American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)
  • Member of Medical Group Management Association (MGMA)
  • Speaker for American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)Speaker for the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC)



Call or email us today for a complimentary review..

913-856-0181

COLLABORATIVE PARTNERS:

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

TRACY A. BIRD,
FACMPE, CPC, CPMA, CEMC, CPC-I


Medical Practice Advisors, LLC President, Owner
tbird@medicalpracticeadvisors.com

RECENT ARTICLES

“The Physician’s Role in Advocacy,”
Vital Sounds, Vol. 26, Iss. 1, 1st Quarter 2015

“Is Your Electronic Health Record SAFER?”
Vital Sounds, Vol. 25, Iss. 4, 4th Quarter 2014

“The Rewards of Inherent Risks of Supervising Non-Physician Practitioners,”
Vital Sounds, Vol. 25, Iss. 3, 3rd Quarter 2014

“Transfer of Care: Communication & Documentation,”
Vital Sounds, Vol. 25, Iss. 2, 2nd Quarter 2014

“OSHA Revises Hazard Communication Standard,”
Vital Sounds, Vol. 24, Iss. 6, Nov/Dec 2013

“’Incident to’ Billing of Non-Physician Practitioners,”
Vital Sounds, Vol. 24, Iss. 5, Septe/Oct, 2013

“Patient Surveys Take on New Meaning,”

Vital Sounds, Vol. 24, Iss. 4, July/August 2013

“Patients’ Rights Expanded with HIPAA Mega Rule,”

Vital Sounds, Vol. 24, Iss. 3, May/June 2013


“HIPAA Notice of Privacy PracticesPrepare to Update and Redistribute,”

Vital Sounds, Vol. 24, Iss. 2, March/April 2013

“New Year Tips for Front office Staff,”
Vital Sounds, Vol. 24, Iss. 1, January/February 2013

“Manage Accounts Receivable Successfully”
Medical Practice Digest – January 2011 Issue



“Customer Servic­­­e, The Key To A Positive Patient Experience"
Healthcare Business Monthly  October, 2015


 “Ask Me 3”                                                       

Vital sounds, Vol 2, April 2015

 
“Unintended Consequences of the Electronic Medical Record”

Vital sounds,  vol 3, July 2015

 
“New Regulations for Physician Assistants”

Vital Sounds,  Vol 4, 2015


“Customer Service, the Key to a Positive Patient Experience” 

Vital Sounds,  Vol 1, 2016


“Quality Payment Programs Underway”

Vital Sounds, Vol 2, 2016

“Customer Service, The Key To A Positive Patient Experience"

Healthcare Business Monthly  October, 2015
 

“Ask Me 3”                                                    
Vital sounds, Vol 2, April 2015

 “Unintended Consequences of the Electronic Medical Record”

Vital sounds,  vol 3, July 2015

“New Regulations for Physician Assistants”

Vital Sounds,  Vol 4, 2015

“Customer Service, the Key to a Positive Patient Experience” 

Vital Sounds,  Vol 1, 2016

 “Quality Payment Programs Underway”

Vital Sounds, Vol 2, 2016

 

TSP Healthcare

With over 21 years of health care experience working as an operations improvement consultant with a focus on corporate compliance and revenue cycle.

Our focus is assisting health care organizations position themselves for sustainable success in a rapidly changing environment. We assists clients with developing a culture of change readiness, supported by processes that eliminate waste, resulting in improved compliance, improved quality, improved cash flow and improved strategic positioning.

Certified in health care compliance through the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)


Expertise

  • Corporate Compliance
  • Operational / Performance Improvement
  • Revenue Cycle & Charge Capture  
  • Strategic Planning



Areas of Industry Focus        

  • Physician practices
  • Federally Qualified Health Centers
  • Rural health clinics
  • Hospitals and health systems



Industry/Community Involvement

  •  Member of Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)
  •  Business Partner of Medical Group Management Association (MGMA)
  • Speaker for National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), Health Care Financial Management Association (HFMA) and several State Hospital Associations.