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Revenue Integrity
Johnny PezzutoDecember 18, 2019

Revenue Integrity Solutions: Look Before You Leap

For multiple years in a row, chief executive officers (CEOs) participating in the American College of Healthcare Executives’ annual survey ranked financial challenges as the number one issue facing hospitals.[1] With sound revenue cycle management and, in turn, ...

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Revenue Integrity
Johnny PezzutoDecember 18, 2019

Revenue Integrity: It's All About Results

What matters more: how things work or the outcomes they produce? Take Tiger Woods, for example. If you’re like most of us, you don’t know or care about the technical aspects of his golf game, but you are impressed that he’s won 14 major championships and is one of the world’s highest paid ...

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Revenue Cycle
Revenue Integrity
Johnny PezzutoDecember 18, 2019

Revenue Integrity: Beware the High-Risk, Pre-Bill Approach

Try to imagine what it would be like if all claims were clean, compliant and processed without human or technological intervention. Hold that thought a little longer and you’ll see health systems getting accurate reimbursement for the care they provide, and physicians focusing solely on patients. This ...

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Revenue Cycle
Richard Lopez del RinconDecember 17, 2019

Three Challenge Areas Independent Practices Must Address to Thrive in Today’s Environment

With the hospital landscape becoming even more competitive and outpatient revenue growing at a faster rate, independent physician practices are becoming increasingly popular. This past summer, Modern Healthcare ...

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Billing
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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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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
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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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Patient Experience
Registration
Revenue Cycle
Tom LytleOctober 16, 2019

Patients Agree that Digitizing the Registration Process is Key to Improving Overall Patient Financial Experience

Today’s healthcare providers know that exceptional clinical care and quality outcomes are not enough—patients expect more when it comes to their healthcare experiences. With patients increasingly bearing more of their healthcare costs, hospitals and health systems need to take steps to ensure that a patient’s ...

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Billing
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Patient Satisfaction
Revenue Cycle
Joe PolarisAugust 26, 2019

Use Revenue Cycle Improvements to Clear The Path To Patient Satisfaction

Although patient-centered strategies are a common topic of debate in hospitals and health systems these days, it’s striking how seldom revenue cycle factors into the discussion. The lack of correlation between financial conversations and patient satisfaction is especially interesting given the prevalent role of ...

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