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EHR, Operating Cost Hikes Challenge Practice Managers
Health Leaders Media

Rising operating costs, managing finances amid Medicare reimbursement shifts, and installing electronic health records are the top three challenges for medical practice managers, according to Medical Practice Today: What Members Have to Say, an annual survey from the Medical Group Management Association.

“It is not surprising that ‘maintaining finances with the uncertainty of Medicare reimbursement rates’ jumped to the No. 2 spot this year due to the continued congressional irresponsibility in not permanently addressing the flawed sustainable growth rate formula,” said William F. Jessee, MD, president/CEO of Englewood, CO-based MGMA.