Physician Advocate Mid-Year Report: 127,000 Reasons to be Member July 31, 2014 General Center for Economic Services, CES, Member Benefits, Mitzi Young, Physician Advocate 0 127,000 REASONS TO BE A MEMBER The California Medical Association's (CMA) Center for Economic Services' (CES) reimbursement specialists have recouped $127,168 on behalf of physician members of OCMA since the beginning of 2014! Mitzi Young is OCMA's Physician Advocate from CMA's CES team. Since the start of 2014, Mitzi has met with over 43 physician practices to assist with practice management needs and perform complimentary practice assessments. Your Personal Physician Advocate Meet Mitzi Young, staff member and CMA Center for Economic Services (CES) Physician Advocate for the OCMA. Mitzi is dedicated to handling your practice management issues and is only a phone call away! Mitzi brings 21 years of practice management experience and expertise in the health care industry. She has worked in numerous health care settings including county organized health programs, surgery centers and specialty health care practices. Mitzi understands the needs of physicians and their staff, the challenges that face medical practices, and is very passionate about advocating on behalf of doctors in the ever-changing healthcare environment. When do you call Mitzi? When you have questions about Covered California When your claims are not being paid in a timely manner When you are not being paid according to your contract When your claims are being denied after obtaining prior authorization or verifying eligibility When you receive unreasonable requests for medical records or untimely requests for refunds When you are having difficulty obtaining fee schedules and/or payment rules When your claims are denied despite timely filing When you've been presented with a managed care contract and you're not sure if the terms are consistent with California law When you've done everything you can to resolve an issue with a payor and have been unsuccessful When you need help evaluating your practice When you need ANY practice management guidance Would you like a FREE Practice Assessment? Find opportunities to increase revenue through the billing process, accounts receivable and collections. Increase efficiency with patient scheduling, appointments and check-in process and discuss all of your practice-related concerns. Contact Mitzi to schedule your member-only practice assessment. Receiving practice management guidance from Mitzi Young is a FREE OCMA member benefit! Contact Mitzi to schedule a one-on-one consultation to discuss your practice management needs: Mitzi Young Physician Advocate, CMA Center for Economic Services (888) 236-0267 firstname.lastname@example.org Not a member? Join today! Contact Mark Morones, Director of Membership: (949) 398-8103 email@example.com Comments are closed.