As you may be aware, BUPA now include a decision for selecting which three consultants they offer to members on the ‘Open Referral’ product. BUPA do not disclose how they make that decision. Are you also aware that the order in which consultants appear on the BUPA finder website, finder.bupa.co.uk, which can be searched by
You will need to develop a strategy to ensure that your name appears as a primary choice for the potential patients. It may also extend to solicitors if you are planning to undertake Medico-Legal work. An important route to your potential patients is through GPs. The hospital may help you organise GP talks and introductions.
Marketing is about putting your name in front of your potential customers, the patients. For Medical Consultants it usually means the process of selling their services, knowledge of how to advertise their practice, study of how to give their practice a brand that patients will recognize quickly and much more. Marketing for Medical Consultants is
The current position is that our services are fully tax deductible. But we can save you more money on postage, phone costs, stationery, office space, equipment costs, staff costs and training and reduce your debts in the process. Call us NOW on 01702 382323 to make these savings.
My secretary seems to be struggling with the billing & collection, but I do not want to change things, as it may upset. What should I do?
We have taken over from, and worked with a large number of secretaries who were relieved when the billing was taken away. Secretaries have told us that they struggle because they do not enjoy handling the money side of the practice (ask yourself the same question, would you like to be handling the money side,
Ultimately, you are in control of your own practice, but you need to be aware of the consequences of your decisions. You would need to confirm with your Accountant on the latest position, but we understand that your tax is calculated on the Invoices that you send out, not on the amount that you collect.
It is easy to send out invoices, as long as you don’t mind the consequences. Examples are, the recipient complains that the presentation of procedures is wrong e.g. unbundling, ineligible charges which can ultimately result in being de-registered by an insurance company. The way in which you calculated the charge is wrong e.g wrong calculation
There are some excellent secretaries providing a brilliant service, but unless you can verify his or her skills in this area, you are taking a chance with your money. We often hear of Consultants who chose this option, but suffer hassle when it comes to knowing what the true picture is regarding their debts, or
All the data that we hold can only be accessed only through password protected systems. All our backups are securely encrypted, whether they are are stored at our premises or offsite.
It’s Easy: We manage the transition from your existing billing arrangement by liaising with your secretary, the insurance companies and hospitals to make this transition quick and efficient. You provide key patient information for each consultation or coded procedure carried out. We manage the administration with patients, hospitals and insurance companies. You receive the income