A Strategy to Eliminate Fixed Costs From the Hospital Revenue Cycle

Peter A. HallApril 21, 2021

Just days into 2021, industry leaders such as KaufmanHall began projecting that hospitals and health systems were in for another tumultuous financial ...

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Getting the Greatest ROI from Revenue Cycle Automation

Philip MilsomMarch 10, 2021

A year after operating margins dipped into negative numbers and YOY revenues decreased as much as

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RACMonitor: Deconstructing the Concept of Condition Code 44

Dr. Juliet Ugarte HopkinsMarch 3, 2021

Dear Readers,

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Managed Healthcare Executive: 5 Takeaways About Telehealth Boom

Keith LoriaDecember 1, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a bumpy ride in the United States, featuring one controversy after another. One of the few areas of agreement is that the widespread adoption of telehealth amid the pandemic has been, by and large, a positive development.

 

Here are the first 5 ...

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Contactless Pre-Registration and Intake: 4 Ways it Pays for Itself

R1 RCMNovember 17, 2020

Healthcare organizations, like all businesses, face continued uncertainty as they navigate the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. A recent

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Increasing Revenue Through Payer Contract Management

R1 RCMNovember 12, 2020

Financial recovery isn’t just an uphill battle for today’s physician practice – it’s a mountainous one of Kilimanjaro proportions. Most practices are making up for a substantial decrease in revenue that resulted from a

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Physician Practice and Patient Resilience via Financial Clearance

R1 RCMOctober 26, 2020

More than half a year into COVID-19, physician practices are still facing reduced revenue and patient volume challenges that can no longer be solely attributed to patient safety concerns. Near the start of the pandemic, The ...

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Physicians Practice: Leveraging CDI for Post-COVID Financial Recovery

Brian SmitOctober 2, 2020

In the wake of COVID-19, physician practices faced a myriad of challenges creating a contactless and consumer-friendly patient experience, ramping up telehealth services, and transitioning non-clinical staff to work from home. Given these priorities, it’s understandable that clinical documentation ...

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RACMonitor: New Medical Record COVID-19 Compliance Challenges

Dr. Ronald HirschSeptember 24, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is targeting the hospital medical record for added scrutiny.

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Becker's Hospital Review: CMS to Require Positive COVID-19 Test for Medicare Pay Boost

Ayla EllisonSeptember 2, 2020

CMS recently released guidance that includes a new requirement for hospitals to get a Medicare payment boost for caring for patients diagnosed with COVID-19. 

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