Should you outsource your billing?
Abstract: Deciding whether to handle billing in-house or hire an outside billing company is an important decision for any medical practice. While it’s true that not all physicians or their staffs have the experience, training and temperament to handle billing internally, it’s important to understand that a billing company typically takes 6% to 9% of the monies they handle. This article takes a look at the drawbacks — and benefits — of outsourcing billing. A sidebar lists four key metrics that will help physicians make the decision for their practices.