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Hospitals should focus on three areas in an era of reform to improve revenue cycle performance: processes related to eligibility, denials management, and documentation and coding.
Key considerations for assigning codes for chondroplasty procedures as they relate to different knee compartments are discussed.
Providers can take several proactive steps with vendors and payers to meet the Jan. 1, 2012, compliance deadline.
What determines the applicability of code 99053 (after-hours code for the emergency department?
Choosing the correct J code for oral medications can be confusing.
Understanding the reasons why some pain codes are often denied can help patient financial services professionals ensure that they submit clean claims.
Come Jan. 1, 2012, if you don’t transmit electronic claims using the new 5010 transaction standards, they will be rejected.
How to code medications associated with an implantable infusion pump refill depends on circumstances of the service and billing requirements of MACs, private insurers, and Medicaid programs.
Incorrectly coding the place of service could subject physicians and their billing agents to recovery actions for overpayments.
Five key areas should be considered when selecting an integrated patient accounting system.
St. Anthony’s Medical Center’s revenue cycle leaders created a detailed strategy for the transition to the ICD-10 code system.
Revenue cycle leaders 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.
One more update for ICD-9-CM takes effect on Oct. 1.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Medicare Learning Network® is releasing a series of podcasts to teach hospitals how to avoid common billing errors.
Providers still need basic education on 5010 and ICD-10 and identification of risk mitigation strategies.
Dual coding improves coder productivity and builds coder confidence during the transition to ICD-10.
If you are submitting electronic insurance verification and claims and receiving your remittances electronically, you have the data to measure and improve your revenue cycle.
A major challenge facing providers is that, in many cases, both consumers and regulators feel they are either overpaying for the services they are receiving or they are paying for services they are not receiving.
Modifiers are necessary to clarify, interpret, and provide more detail when a CPT code alone does not provide enough information to accurately identify the entire service provided.
A recent clarification of the 72-hour rule offers new opportunity to increase revenues. Or does it?
Read how split/shared services should be reported to payers.
New flu, obesity V codes are among the ICD-9-CM changes for FY11.
Revenue assurance is always important, but in today's challenging economy, it is critical for healthcare organizations to make sure they receive all of the payment they are due.
Learn when it is necessary to obtain an advance beneficiary notice (ABN) from a Medicare beneficiary.
Coding in an EMR can help organizations improve the accuracy of their claims, but it involves a role shift for both clinicians and coders.
Scott Schmidt, vice president, Cerner RevWorks, LLC, shares insights on best practices for maximizing a revenue cycle management partnership.
Amy Amick, president, revenue cycle management, and William Davis, vice president, revenue cycle advisory solutions, both with MedAssets, share insights on the industry and techniques to drive sustainable performance improvement.
Eric Ward, president and CEO, Parallon Revenue Cycle Services, discusses key trends in revenue cycle management and factors providers should consider when partnering to advance their revenue cycle performance.
Dale Hockel, senior vice president of operations, and Jim Fanelli, CFO, TriMedx, share strategies for elevating clinical engineering through innovative management programs.
Rick Heise, senior vice president, revenue cycle, at Cerner Corporation, discusses the importance of integrating clinical and financial data to excel in health care's changing payment environment.
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