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Every Saturday, The Intake brings you a curated selection of expert tips, free eBooks, in-depth reports, and comprehensive guides. Designed specifically for independent healthcare practices, doctors, and medical billing companies, our newsletter is more than just information — it's a transformation for your practice.

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The Intake featured image July 20 2024
Week of July 20, 2024: Master Your EHR + Drive Marketing Success with These Free Tips

Engage your patients, improve staff retention, and more. Did you know July is UV Safety Month? With 2024 shaping up to be one of the hottest recorded years — if not the hottest — the time is ripe to use these marketing ideas to educate your patients about UV radiation and safety. Discover additional essential […]

July 19, 2024
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The Intake featured image July 13 2024
Week of July 13, 2024: Ace your EHR implementation + free ICD-10-CM code glossary

Billing automation tips, top podcasts for doctors, and more Inside beating the heat this weekend? Cool down and level up with this week’s top tips and trends: Plus, have you checked out our free ICD-10-CM Code Glossary yet? It’s the perfect quick reference tool for independent providers to simplify billing, streamline documentation, and enhance patient […]

July 12, 2024
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The Intake featured image July 6 2024
Week of July 6, 2024: Strengthen the well-being of your patients, staff, and practice

Avoid appointment overrun, improve your medical billing, and more. We hope you’re enjoying a relaxing holiday weekend! Grab a refreshing beverage and check out this week’s top stories to help you strengthen the well-being of your practice, patients, and staff more than ever: Plus, access your free template along with tips to create the most […]

July 5, 2024
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The Intake featured image June 29
Week of June 29, 2024: Free July healthcare observances calendar inside

Essential RCM news, dealing with problem patients, and more We hope you have a joyful and safe July 4th celebration! This week, find out how automation and AI can support your practice’s mission to provide an excellent patient experience — as well as your profitability. Essential stories this week: Plus, download our exclusive guide to […]

June 28, 2024
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Week of June 22, 2024: Maximize patient interaction — essential tips and strategies

How much time do doctors really spend with patients?  Welcome to summer! This week, we reveal how doctors can spend more time with patients and cover other top-of-mind topics to position your practice for success:  This week’s must-read resources: Plus, don’t miss our on-demand webinar showing how one independent practice owner successfully replaced his practice’s […]

June 21, 2024
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Week of June 15, 2024: Avoid billing mistakes & get paid on time with our new ICD-10 glossary

Improve your coding accuracy and streamline documentation with our latest resources. Accurate medical coding is critical, as even a small error can lead to significant financial losses or affect patient retention. That’s why we’ve developed a comprehensive ICD-10 code glossary from a physician’s coding perspective, emphasizing patient care over paperwork (more on that story next […]

June 14, 2024
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The Intake featured image January 20 2024
Week of June 8, 2024: Free appointment cancellation template + 12 tips to enhance patient experience

This week, get strategies to start a billing company, improve your waiting room, and more. Providing exceptional patient care is key to giving independent providers an edge over Big Health. This week, explore creative strategies to support and retain your patients by focusing on the patient experience.  Plus, don’t miss tips on protecting your practice […]

June 7, 2024
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The Intake featured image June 1
Week of June 1, 2024: Free practice benchmark guide + Upcoming MIPS deadlines

This week, get tips for KPI benchmarking, choosing the right EHR, and more. Happy June! Kick off this month with a wealth of free resources in this week’s newsletter: Plus, we want to hear from you! Please complete our quick survey to let us know what you’d like to read about in future issues of […]

May 31, 2024
patient care and patient retention
patient care and patient retention
Week of May 25, 2024: Quiz: How efficient is your practice? + The key to patient retention

This week, access tips to improve coding accuracy, support patients’ mental health, and more. Mental Health Awareness Month is the perfect opportunity to educate your patients about mental health resources and services available in your community. By promoting open discussions, reducing stigma, and providing support for mental well-being, you can prioritize mental health alongside physical […]

May 24, 2024
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The Intake featured image May 18
Week of May 18, 2024: Free sample letter for appealing claim denials + Your guide to EMRs

This week, read about what patients want in a practice, how to stay profitable, and more. Now more than ever, every dollar and every patient counts when building a thriving practice. This week, read about tips to enhance your practice’s efficiency and profitability, appeal health insurance claim denials, and retain patients. Also in this week’s […]

May 17, 2024
Week of May 11, 2024: How to attract and retain more patients + Boost practice productivity

Find out what patients really want to keep them coming back. We hope all mothers have a wonderful, relaxing Mother’s Day tomorrow! This week, we take a deep dive into what really matters to patients with insights from our 2024 Patient Perspective survey. Plus, attract and retain more patients with our tips for creating a […]

May 10, 2024
healthcare observances calendar
healthcare observances calendar
Week of May 4, 2024: Free May healthcare observances calendar + How to complete with large health systems

Try these tips to boost your practice’s efficiency and productivity. May the 4th Be With You whether you’re enjoying Star Wars Day, Cinco de Mayo, or the new streaming releases from the comfort of home — we hope you’re having a relaxing weekend! National Nurses Week is May 6-12, and we celebrate our dedicated nurse […]

May 3, 2024
Medical billing company manager reads about marketing your billing company to mental health practices
Medical billing company manager reads about marketing your billing company to mental health practices
Week of April 27, 2024: Free marketing guide and more

This week, get strategies to get paid, tips to reduce no-shows, and more. May is Mental Health Awareness Month, the perfect time to educate your patients, share valuable resources, and highlight any mental health services and support your practice provides.  If you’re leading a mental health practice, discover how Tebra’s all-in-one platform can help you […]

April 26, 2024
EHRs for independent practices
EHRs for independent practices
Week of April 20, 2024: 12 Patient Experience Week ideas

This week, get the latest news on how the Change Healthcare cyberattack is affecting independent practices and more. Celebrate Patient Experience Week (PX Week) starting April 29 by prioritizing empathy, communication, and patient engagement in your practice. This sets a standard for excellence that keeps patients coming back. Try these Patient Experience Week ideas to […]

April 19, 2024
Cybersecurity in healthcare
Cybersecurity in healthcare
Week of April 13, 2024: Free cybersecurity guide for your practice

This week, get strategies to maximize your practice’s success National Healthcare Decisions Day is observed on April 16 — an excellent opportunity to educate your patients about the importance of advance care planning. Consider providing resources and guidance to your patients on completing advance directives, living wills, and other essential documents to ensure their end-of-life wishes […]

April 12, 2024
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Week of April 6, 2024: 2024 guide to MIPS & MACRA

This week, read essential RCM news, patient privacy tips, and more. World Health Day is tomorrow, and this year’s theme is “My health, my right.” The World Health Organization chose this theme to advocate for the right of all people to have access to quality health services, safe drinking water, decent working and environmental conditions, […]

April 6, 2024
The Intake newsletter for March 30. 2024
The Intake newsletter for March 30. 2024
Week of March 30, 2024: Free April healthcare observances calendar inside

This week, learn how to reduce no-shows, prevent staff burnout, and more. On National Doctors’ Day, we celebrate your dedication and commitment to making a positive impact on countless individuals’ lives as you work tirelessly to improve the health and well-being of your patients — ultimately making a profound difference in the world. World Autism […]

March 29, 2024
Week of Mar 23, 2024: Tips to future-proof your practice

Welcome to spring, the season of growth! Take a look at this week’s tips that’ll help your practice thrive in today’s competitive healthcare landscape:

March 22, 2024
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The Intake featured image March 16 2024
Week of March 16, 2024: 12 Patient Experience Week ideas to celebrate staff and patients

This week, access tips to increase your practice’s revenue, attract more patients, and more. As we celebrate the festive spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, we hope you’ve had a wonderful week filled with good fortune and health. With National Poison Prevention Week on the horizon starting tomorrow, it’s an opportune moment to spread awareness about […]

March 16, 2024
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The Intake featured image March 9 2024
Week of March 9, 2024: What your practice needs to know about the Change Healthcare outage

This week, discover how to get paid faster, support your patients, and more. On February 21, Change Healthcare, a major player in healthcare data exchange that handles 15 billion transactions a year and connects with 1 in 3 patient records in the US, was hit by a ransomware attack. The attack has caused significant operational […]

March 9, 2024
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The Intake featured image March 2 2024
Week of March 2, 2024: Which physician specialties experience the highest burnout rates?

This week, access your free March healthcare calendar, tips to collect payments, and more. 🎉 Celebrate National Dentist’s Day on March 6! Discover 7 innovative ways to engage your patients and illuminate the dedication of your dental team. Plus, in honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, let’s recognize the phenomenal women shaping healthcare. […]

March 2, 2024
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The Intake featured image February 24 2024
Week of February 24, 2024: Patient scheduling and retention tactics to keep your calendar full

This week, get strategies to improve the patient experience, attract the best staff, and more. Grab a cup of tea and discover ways to set your practice apart with the insights in this week’s issue: Plus, get strategies to reduce patient no-shows and cancellations with our free guide. CHART OF THE WEEK Tebra surveyed over […]

February 24, 2024
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The Intake featured image February 17 2024
Week of February 17, 2024: Free digital marketing cheatsheet to grow your practice

This week, equip yourself to successfully navigate RADV, patient education, and more. We hope you’re enjoying a relaxing Presidents’ Day weekend. This week, we cover 2 major shifts in healthcare: the transition to value-based reimbursement models and a projected increase in Risk Adjustment Data Validation (RADV) audits. Find out how to prepare your practice to […]

February 17, 2024
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The Intake featured image February 10 2024
Week of February 10, 2024: Attract more patients in 2024 with this guide

This week, access tips to boost your revenue, retain patients, and more. Happy Lunar New Year to those who celebrate — we wish you a year filled with health and good fortune. Valentine’s Day is around the corner too, and the week ahead features heart-focused dates to remember: To all the health professionals who are […]

February 10, 2024
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The Intake featured image February 3 2024
Week of February 3, 2024: Thrive digitally with key tech advances for independent practices

This week, dive into digital trends, RCM essentials, and more. Welcome to this week’s edition of The Intake, where we’re embracing significant dates to highlight the intersection of healthcare and societal awareness. As we don National Wear Red Day attire to raise visibility for heart health, we also gear up for World Cancer Day, reflecting […]

February 3, 2024
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