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Coding
Jessica ShortDecember 9, 2019

Four Most Common Errors in Medical Billing and Coding (And How Independent Providers Should Solve Them)

For modern medical practices, financial health is often challenged due to shrinking reimbursements and increased scrutiny over coding practices. Although medical billing and coding errors are usually from minor mistakes, these common errors can add up to a lot of lost revenue over the years and, for ...

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RCM Trends
Revenue Cycle
Chris IngersollDecember 9, 2019

Price Transparency: The Top Revenue Cycle Trend for 2020

At long last, healthcare is starting to act on the realization that we must embrace a consumer approach to the healthcare financial experience. While the concept of revenue cycle consumerism has been discussed for years now, 2020 is the year when we might finally see the adoption of real solutions. That’s because ...

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Physician Services
Revenue Cycle
Richard Lopez del RinconDecember 9, 2019

Five Revenue Cycle Metrics Profitable Practices Are Measuring

Measuring the financial health of your practice plays an important role in future growth. When you understand the metrics that impact your revenue cycle, you can better manage your overall process by making strategic changes to increase revenue and lower costs.

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Patient Satisfaction
Physician Services
R1 RCMDecember 8, 2019

Five Ways to Increase Patient Volume and Grow Your Medical Practice

Since the beginning of the Affordable Care Act enrollment, approximately 20 million uninsured Americans have gained insurance coverage. This provides ...

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Automation
Patient Experience
Chris IngersollDecember 4, 2019

Three Keys to Creating the Optimal Payment Transformation Strategy

Well before the June 2019 White House Executive Order regarding price transparency, healthcare leaders ranked offering a positive patient financial experience as one of their top two strategic priorities for 2019 1 . Today’s patients not only want cost transparency, but also an array of options for ...

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Patient Experience
Registration
Hospital Access ManagementNovember 21, 2019

For Patients, Self-Registration Options Mean More Control and Speedier Care

If a department had all the available “bells and whistles” vendors are offering for self-service options, patients could completely bypass registration altogether.

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Partnership
RCM Trends
Revenue Cycle
Karen WagnerNovember 8, 2019

Rethinking Revenue Cycle Management

AN INTERVIEW WITH JOE POLARIS AND WESLEY ARNETT BY KAREN WAGNER

 

HFMA REVENUE CYCLE FORUM

Transitions fail when schedules are emphasized over readiness to implement a new process or technology.Read More

Automation
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Patient Experience
Revenue Cycle
Lora QuinnNovember 7, 2019

Paving the Way for the Revenue Cycle of the Future

For healthcare finance teams, leading and managing the revenue cycle has evolved into an increasingly complex role—requiring in-depth knowledge of regulatory changes, payer contract management, staffing, value-based reimbursement and the patient experience. As attendees at the fifth annual Becker’s ...

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CMS
Medicare
Dr. Ronald HirschNovember 6, 2019

Service Delivery Fundamentally Changing as ASC Use Accelerates

As advances in surgery continue, more and more procedures are destined for the outpatient arena.

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Automation
Patient Satisfaction
Revenue Cycle
Joe Polaris for HIT ConsultantOctober 30, 2019

How Intelligent Automation Can Address Three Revenue Cycle Challenges

Artificial intelligence (AI) has received a lot of buzz and been positioned as the central healthcare technology needed to solve many financial challenges and digitally transform internal operations. However, if you’re looking for practical solutions that can address variable activities and complete ...

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