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This Jan. 21 webinar shares practical advice on how to improve revenue through an end-to-end clinical documentation chain.
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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.
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).
CMS has published a notice increasing Medicare payments to inpatient psychiatric facilities for rate year 2010. These changes, which are effective July 1, 2009, apply to IPF discharges occurring on or after July 1, 2009, through June 30, 2010.
This report discusses some of the trends toward price and quality transparency and features strategies for communicating pricing and quality that actual hospital executives are employing as well as their advice to others.
This document provides the full text of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act.
The final rule includes updates to the case-mix group (CMG) classification and weights, facility-level adjustment factors, high-cost outliers, and the rescission of an outdated HCFA rule establishing the Medicare coverage criteria for IRF services.
CMS published a final rule updating Medicare payment rates under the prospective payment system to skilled nursing facilities for fiscal year 2010. The payment rates are applicable for services provided by SNFs beginning October 1, 2009.
Below are links to bundled payment resources CMMI Bundled Payment Freeware Analysis Package View the resource for developing bundled payment bids.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
In this roundtable, hospital executives share their strategies for gathering and communicating the value of the care their organizations provide.
In this roundtable, senior financial executives discuss their top strategies for selecting metrics and ways they are optimally using performance data to implement revenue cycle change and improve payer compliance.
This roundtable discusses how new payment models are going to impact the revenue cycle and how organizations plan to prepare for new market realities.
Ochsner Health System shares strategies that providers can use to design clear and concise PATIENT FRIENDLY BILLING® statements to drive more timely and accurate patient payments.
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