Revenue Cycle Strategist: May 2014 Issue
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The Right Patient Approach Increases POS Collections
By Jyl Nieto
Advanced Medical Imaging, Denver, knew that its longtime patients would be unfamiliar with the request to pay upfront for their medical services, so revenue cycle leaders ensured that staff were able to strike the right tone and clearly explain estimates to patients.
CVC: A Key Metric for Managing the Physician Practice Revenue Cycle
By Lucy Zielinski, Carmiña Nitzki, and Cara Campos
By using a little known metric—collected versus collectable—revenue cycle leaders can monitor the medical practice revenue cycle, manage practice performance, and communicate outcomes.
Figures at a Glance
Medicare Payments to ASCs Have Grown
At the Front Lines of the ACA
Top 10 Healthcare Services Excluded Since ACA Implementation
Individual plans are excluding essentially the same medical services since ACA passage except for pediatric dental coverage and eyeglasses.
ICD-10-CM Coding: Heed Definition Changes
By Kathy Johnson and Jennifer Swindle
The ICD-10 conversion will affect comparative data analysis of disease categories.
Centra Health’s Financial Counselors Eager To Take On New Challenges
Nida Finch and Safwan Williams increased upfront collections by $1.7 million and consistently receive accolades from the patients and families they work with.
Publication Date: Thursday, May 01, 2014