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Get Your Patients to Say “Yes” with Flexible Payment Arrangements September 21, 2016 by BerganKDV Team
Get Your Patients to Say “Yes” with Flexible Payment Arrangements
The median household income in the United States has dropped considerably over the past few years, causing the middle class to have less disposable income to spend on needed dentistry than in the past. With factors such as this, in addition to the fact that 89% of doctors are still operating below full (100%) capacity, […]
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Determining the Real Value of a Dental Practice September 21, 2016 by BerganKDV Team
Determining the Real Value of a Dental Practice
Determining the true value of a dental practice involves a plethora of considerations. There are two main approaches: the “academic” and “real world.” The academic approach is made up of scientific formulas, which can be translated to a written appraisal and used in court. This approach is best when it coincides with knowledge obtained through […]
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How Bundled Payments Will Redefine Value in Healthcare: A Primer for Investors June 22, 2016 by BerganKDV Team
How Bundled Payments Will Redefine Value in Healthcare: A Primer for Investors
The healthcare market’s shift to value-based reimbursements is well underway, with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) steering the ship. CMS has been aggressively rolling out initiatives to support its goal of tying 85 percent of traditional Medicare payments to quality or value by the end of 2016. As further evidence of the […]
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When Merging Medical Practices, Watch Out for the Antitrust Regulator December 7, 2015 by BerganKDV Team
When Merging Medical Practices, Watch Out for the Antitrust Regulator
The growing movement toward medical practice mergers has attracted the attention the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department of Justice (DOJ). Read a case study to demonstrate the importance reviewing antitrust laws before joining forces.
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New Payment Models Bring New Healthcare Data Measurement Requirements October 13, 2015 by BerganKDV Team
New Payment Models Bring New Healthcare Data Measurement Requirements
Quality data is moving to the forefront of healthcare as a critical element of value and will serve as the basis for reimbursement made by government payers. This can be clearly seen in new population health management models for healthcare delivery, including Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) programs now […]
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Medicare PQRS penalty will impact 470,000 clinicians June 19, 2015 by BerganKDV Team
Medicare PQRS penalty will impact 470,000 clinicians
The Medicare program will shave its reimbursement this year by 1.5% for roughly 470,000 clinicians, including 240,000 physicians, because they flunked its Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) program in 2013, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced last week.
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How the IRS views your investments June 19, 2015 by BerganKDV Team
How the IRS views your investments
When it comes to taxes, all investments aren’t created equal — everything depends on their character and timing. So before you sell appreciated stock, buy interest-bearing bonds or even rebalance your portfolio, learn the tax consequences. Deferring vs. paying now The first distinction is between taxable and tax-deferred accounts. Retirement accounts such as traditional 401(k)s […]
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What should know about the 2015 tax filing season June 19, 2015 by BerganKDV Team
What should know about the 2015 tax filing season
The 2015 tax filing season was predicted to be “one of the most complicated filing seasons we’ve ever had” by IRS Commissioner, John Koskinen. The 2015 filing season certainly brought about new questions, and fortunately answers, but it also brought about areas in need of further explanation. For example, for the first time, return filers […]
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QuickBooks and your dental practice May 3, 2015 by BerganKDV Team
QuickBooks and your dental practice
As a dental practice owner, having reliable and accurate accounting has the power to make your practice more successful.  Your financial information portrays how your practice is performing, where it is weak, and where you should be investing your energy. QuickBooks is the best way for you to monitor your business performance in real-time.  Especially […]
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Summary of fiscal 2016 budget proposal March 23, 2015 by BerganKDV Team
Summary of fiscal 2016 budget proposal
President Obama recently released his Fiscal Year 2016 federal budget proposal. This proposal includes items that could affect tax incentives for families, education tax breaks, new retirement savings opportunities and potential tax increases for higher-income taxpayers. We have highlighted some of the major items within the proposal below. 28-Percent Top Capital Gains Rate The President […]
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