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Cover Story

Three Key Emerging Revenue Cycle Trends

By Derek Ellington and Jeff Pauly

Discover the trends that will change revenue cycle business processes and relationships—and what providers should be doing now to prepare.

Physician Revenue Cycle

How to Reconcile Physician and Practice Management Visit Tallies

By John Plichta 

When physician and practice management visit tallies differ, four simple steps and tools can help solve the problem and ensure that practice sites stay on top of charge capture.

At a Glance

Improving Managed Care Recovery

By Megan Iemma

From contract review to post-payment payer outreach, these five steps will help providers protect managed care revenue and improve recovery.

Patient Financial Interactions

Proposed Guidelines for Patient Financial Interactions Released

HFMA has released a draft of new best practices that will bring more consistency, clarity, and transparency to patient financial interactions. Revenue Cycle Strategist subscribers are encouraged to comment on the proposed guidelines at

Coding Q & A

Defining New Versus Established Pediatric Patients

By Kathy Johnson

To ensure compliance and accurate payment, pediatric multispecialty group practices can use these tips to differentiate between new and established patients.

Figures at a Glance

Unexpected Denial Rates for Frequently Billed Outpatient Claims

Analysis of unexpected denial rates and reasons for frequently billed outpatient claims reveals opportunities for providers to improve their coding and eligibility and verification processes. 

Publication Date: Wednesday, July 03, 2013