Revenue Cycle Strategist: July-August 2013
Subscribers to Revenue Cycle Strategist may access the individual articles below.
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 pfibestpractices.com.
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