The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) report entitled Performance and Practices of Successful Medical Groups: 2013 Report (based on 2012 Data) identified Gastro Health as a "better performer" because of superior operational performance compared with similar medical group practices nationwide.
Gastro Health is one of the fastest growing medical groups in the state of Florida for the past three years. Their team of over 50 physician gastroenterologists, pediatric gastroenterologists and colorectal surgeons serve patients throughout South Florida
This is the first year that Gastro Health is chosen as a better performer by the MGMA. Using the latest healthcare technologies, Gastro Health has been able to achieve this exclusive status.
"We are extremely proud of the hard work and dedication from our staff. We have established and continue to preserve excellent relationships with insurance payers to collect claims
|Alex Fernandez, MBA|
with an average collection period of less than 29 days," says Alejandro Fernandez, Chief Executive Officer of Gastro Health.
The MGMA report, a benchmarking standard among medical groups for more than a decade, was produced using data from respondents to the MGMA Cost Survey: 2013 Report Based on 2012 Data as well as data from a questionnaire that assessed management behaviors, practices and procedures of better performers. The report profiles medical practices that have demonstrated success in one or more areas: profitability and cost management; productivity, capacity and staffing; accounts receivable and collections; and patient satisfaction.