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Dr. Ronald HirschJune 14, 2021

AAPL: Physician Billing During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency: Ambiguities Abound

The COVID-19 pandemic brought with it an unprecedented number of waivers and regulatory flexibilities that allowed physician practices to continue to provide care to patients in the office and hospital. But with these came significant confusion related to coding of services provided to patients during the public ...

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Emergency Medicine
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Steve QueenJune 9, 2021

Why Data-Driven Emergency Department Scheduling is Critical Post-COVID-19

Even as the U.S. emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, emergency department (ED) patient volumes are still predicted to be inconsistent throughout 2021. Last year, ED visits were down

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Nicole ShinglerJune 8, 2021

Don't Reinvent the Wheel: How a Revenue Integrity Strategy Drives Financial Performance

If 2020 was a year of financial crisis, then 2021 is shaping up to be the year of financial resilience – and healthcare providers are nothing if not resilient. After last year’s estimated $323 billion financial loss, bouncing back is no small endeavor for hospitals. The winter COVID-19 surge has caused expenses ...

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Brian ZimmermanJune 3, 2021

LifePoint SVP Jason Ross Discusses Value of Rev Cycle Partnerships

Amid what may be healthcare’s toughest era, financial leadership currently faces the daunting task of increasing revenue while simultaneously containing costs. At the recent Becker's Hospital Review 11th Annual Meeting, Jason Ross, senior vice president of revenue and network management for LifePoint Health – a ...

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Brian BellamyJune 1, 2021

MGMA: Don’t Let Tight Resources Hinder Contract Optimization

It’s a long-standing paradox: When resources are tight, practices tend to omit some of the fundamental activities that could help generate additional revenue. Many practices are still feeling the effects of pandemic-related volume reductions, which have resulted in negative financial ...

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Michael UlandayMay 19, 2021

Five Ways to Increase Patient Volume & Grow Your Medical Practice

With more Americans becoming vaccinated and some COVID-19 restrictions being lifted, medical practices are in a better position to get back to their “normal” day-to-day operations. After a challenging 2020 –

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Alyson BelzMay 17, 2021

Automating Prior Authorizations Enhances the Patient Experience

While some progress has been made in the past year, insurance prior authorizations are still largely a manual process. According to the 2020 Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare (CAQH) ...

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R1 RCMMay 17, 2021

R1 and Mednax Announce Enterprise RCM Agreement to Enhance Patient Experience and Drive Financial Performance

CHICAGO – May 17, 2021 – R1 RCM Inc. (NASDAQ:RCM), a leading provider of technology-driven solutions that transform the patient experience and financial performance of healthcare providers, and Mednax, Inc. (NYSE:MD), a national medical group specializing in prenatal, ...

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Becker's Hospital ReviewMay 14, 2021

Becker's: 5 Key Takeaways - LifePoint's Jason Ross on RCM Partnerships

In the wake of COVID-19, many healthcare leaders are concerned about their organization’s financial viability and are seeking new revenue cycle management (RCM) strategies to increase profitability and market share.

At the virtual Becker's Hospital Review 11th Annual Meeting, Jason Ross, senior vice ...

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Kathryn BeardMay 11, 2021

How Emergency Physician Groups Can Endure Balance Billing Restrictions

While the price transparency law is helping patients better anticipate and manage healthcare costs, there are still situations where they can receive unexpected bills – especially when making a ...

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