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This April 30 webinar covers several aspects of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act: auto-dialers, prior express consent, third-party debt collectors, and more.
Advance your own or your organization's revenue cycle knowledge base with our online CRCR course and exam.
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MAP App is a web-based application that helps organizations improve revenue cycle performance based on industry-standard metrics called MAP Keys.
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Guidelines on how to make it easier for consumers to get information about healthcare prices.
Help patients understand the cost of services they receive, their insurance coverage, and
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Dan Michelson recalls the tragic event of one year ago with the bombing of the Boston Marathon and asks us all to reflect on the finest qualities of our healthcare system—qualities that became so profoundly evident in health care’s heroic response to the horrific event.
A summary of CMS's report to Congress outlining the key principles, challenges, and options that must be considered when developing a plan for implementing a value-based purchasing program for ASCs.
A group of providers participating in PROMETHEUS Payment project pilots discuss challenges and opportunities healthcare organizations will face in transitioning to a value-based system.
This spreadsheet, based on the CMS proposed shared savings rule, can be used to calculate potential shared savings/losses from forming a Medicare ACO.
In the FY12 IPPS final rule, CMS outlines the requirements of the hospital readmissions reduction program that it intends to implement in the FY12, FY13, and future IPPS LTCH PPS rulemaking cycles. Provided is the section of the FY12 IPPS
HHS issued a proposed rule implementing the new affordable insurance exchanges (Exchanges) mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that will provide competitive marketplaces for individuals and small employers to directly compare available private health insurance options on the basis of price, quality, and other factors.
CMS announces its request for applications for providers to test episode-based payment for care using bundled payment methods under the Bundled Payment for Care Improvement initiative.
This resource provides a way to track the actions that states are taking to implement health insurance exchange development.
This tool provides questions to help prepare your organization for health insurance exchanges.
HFMA has compiled a resource catalog of content related to the proposed health insurance exchange regulations and the Essential Benefits Bulletin.
This summary describes the stage 2 criteria that eligible professionals (EPs), eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals (CAHs) must meet in order to qualify for Medicare and Medicaid electronic health record incentive payments.
Below are links to bundled payment resources CMMI Bundled Payment Freeware Analysis Package View the resource for developing bundled payment bids.
Provides an overview of physician and hospital payment demonstration projects sponsored by private sector organizations and CMS.
This fact sheet dicusses aspects of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program, as mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
This fact sheet includes updates to the hospital inpatient value-based purchasing program developed by CMS to reward hospitals for meeting certain performance standards established for a performance period.
This document contains tables with useful dates and timelines pertaining to Stage 2 meaningful use criteria published in the September 4, 2012, final rule.
HFMA comments on CMS's proposed rule on Medicare Shared Savings Program: Accountable Care Organizations.
This table from CMS outlines the differences between the Proposed Rule and the Final Rule for Accountable Care Organizations in the Medicare Shared Savings Program.
On May 17, 2011, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it is accepting applications for the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization Model (Pioneer ACO Model). The Pioneer ACO Model is designed to encourage organizations experienced in providing
This roundtable discusses how new payment models are going to impact the revenue cycle and how organizations plan to prepare for new market realities.
CMS published a final rule to implement a new hospital value-based purchasing program under which hospitals that meet or exceed certain quality measures relating to clinical process of care and patient experience of care would be rewarded incenctives beginning in FY13.
HFMA President and CEO Dick Clarke addresses key impacts of the healthcare reform law, describes key organizational competencies that are critical for success, and profiles organizations that exemplify these competencies.
Valence Health COO Karen Janousek discusses the spectrum of value-based options, from shared savings programs to full-risk arrangements to provider-sponsored health plans.
This course outlines responsibilities associated with scheduling, preregistering, and registering patients. It is appropriate for all levels of patient access staff.
Medicare Billing Essentials provides a background in the elements of correct Medicare billing. This course is aimed at billing professionals from staff to management level. Detailed instruction on completing the UB-04 billing form and 1500 claim form is presented.
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