Revenue Cycle Strategist subscribers can access individual articles and a web extra below.

Articles

Maintaining Case Mix Index in a Post-ICD-10 World
By Angela Carmichael and Melinda Tully
Revenue cycle leader should take a few steps to ensure that the transition to the ICD-10 code system will not have a negative impact on the organization's case mix index.

Strengthening Your Position for Payer Contract Negotiations
By Kyle Kobe
Revenue cycle leaders can take steps to strengthen their contract negotiations with payers.

Optimizing the Revenue Cycle from Cerner

An Integrated Patient Accounting System
By Ryan Friedrich
Healthcare organizations should consider five key areas when selecting an integrated patient accounting system.

Coding Q&A

Final ICD-9-CM Code Changes
One more update for ICD-9-CM takes effect on Oct. 1.

Figures at a Glance

2011 Milliman Medical Index Components of Spending
The total cost of health care for a typical family of four covered by a preferred provider organization rose 7.3 percent from 2010 to 2011.

Web Extra

St. Anthony's Medical Center's Approach to ICD-10
St. Anthony's Medical Center's revenue cycle leaders created a detailed strategy for the transition to the ICD-10 code system.

Publication Date: Saturday, October 01, 2011