PIAM is proud to sponsor the Physician Practice Resource Center (PPRC), a division of the Massachusetts Medical Society. PPRC is designed to provide MMS members with practical resources and services to support the business operations of physician practices.
Practice Management Consulting
Practice Management Consulting services provide an added level of support for individual physicians and group practices of all sizes. Whether you’re looking for opportunities for operational improvement or long-term growth strategies, PPRC consultants can serve as your go-to resource.
- HIPAA Risk Assessment and Compliance
- Practice Expansion and Other Opportunities
- Practice Assessment
- Growth Strategy
Physician Practice Resource Center
Their NCQA Certified PCMH Content Experts respond to thousands of questions each year on a variety of topics including, regulatory requirements, payer policy changes, as well as practice management and operations issues. Physicians, their practice managers, and other key office staff can count on us to answer questions, provide valuable resources, and advocate on your behalf.
Accountable Care Solution Center
The Accountable Care Solution Center (ACSC) provides services to support physician practices looking to engage in Accountable Care Organizations, accountable care delivery and new payment models. The ACSC leverages the expertise of the Society with industry experts to provide tools, resources, "how to" guides and consulting services geared toward accountable care.
Concise information about legal issues facing physicians in practice, including anti-trust, EMTALA, and anti-fraud statutes
Practice Ownership and Operations
Resources here run the gamut from practice start-up tips and best practices for hiring staff to patient satisfaction surveys and locating discounted office supplies. Click here for more information.
Payer Relations and Billing
Valuable assistance with contracts, credentialing, collections, and coding
HIPAA demystified, and other regulations such as CLIA and OSHA requirements clarified
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