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Articles

Why Should You Be Interested in Auditing?

By Patti Frank

By auditing the revenue cycle, healthcare organizations can increase revenues and ensure compliance.

Cataract Surgery for the Revenue Cycle

By Stephen Forney, Judson Ivy, and Bill Phillips

Revenue cycle leaders can employ four strategies to ensure that their organizations receive proper payment.

Optimizing the Revenue Cycle from Cerner

Medicare's 'Pay for Quality' Strategy: Are You Prepared?

By John Travis

CMS's "pay-for-quality" strategy offers rewards, but it also carries penalties and payment reductions.

Coding Q&A

ICD-10 and General Equivalence Maps

The GEMs should be viewed as a starter kit for I-9 to I-10 mapping. They are not a one-to-one conversion in most cases.

Figures at a Glance

Acute Care Discharges Fall

Acute care discharges fell again in 2011, for hospitals overall and for most of the hospital groups.

Web Extras

Example of an Audit Report

An audit report should list each record in the review, including a comparison of the codes reported with the codes found by the auditor.

Compensation Growth Varies for Middle Managers: HFMA Survey

Some middle managers received larger compensation increases in 2011 than they did in 2009, while others received smaller increases.

Publication Date: Thursday, September 01, 2011