AAAAI Practice Management Resources


Office Operations


Get help with your day to day practice operations here, with information on staffing, patient flow and insurance contracting, negotiation and risk management.


HIPAA and Other Regulatory Issues

• Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (general HIPAA information)


Human Resources/Staffing

• Practice Management Resource Guide Chapter 5: Staffing and human resources issues

• Sample job descriptions for allergy office staff Medical Office: Human Resource Management

Physicians Practice: Seven Steps to Being a Better Medical Office Manager. Audrie “Christie” McLaughlin RN, June 21, 2012

Physicians Practice: 10 HR Issues That Kill Productivity. Shelly Schwartz. April 21, 2011

Pacific Crest Group: Staffing Your Medical Office to Build a Thriving Practice. Gail Merz 2011 How to Hire Office Staff for a Medical or Dental Practice. John Rossheim

The Journal Of Medical Practice Management

Reed Tinsely CPA: Forms and Checklists (for startup and management of a medical office)


Insurance Contracting/Negotiation

ACP Guide to dealing with commercial insurances

Physician’s Money Digest: Negotiating Contracts with Insurance Companies. Roger Fontes MD, August 17, 2013 Negotiating Payer Contracts. Jonelle Todd, October 3, 2013

Physician’s Practice: Negotiating Medical Practice Payer Contracts to your Advantage. Melody Irvine, CPC January 16, 2013 Healthcare: How to Negotiate Insurance Contracts

AAFP. Contract Negotiations: 5 Elements to Consider


Office Flow and Efficiency

Web tools for clinical practice

Physician’s Practice: Patient Flow Primer-Get on Track and On Time. Shelly Schwartz. August 3, 2011

Physician’s Practice: Managing Patient Flow: Keep the Lines of Communication Open. Owen Dahl. April 25, 2012 Medical Office: Part 1: Patient Flow-Identify Opportunities for Improvement. Joy Hicks

Dermatology Times: Office Workflow Improvements Benefit Patients, Staff, Physicians. Elizabeth Woodcock MBA, CPC,  FACMPE. July 1, 2011 How to Maximize Patient Flow through the Office. Victoria Stagg Elliott. Feb. 14, 2011 Overview of Patient Flow Anaylsis

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