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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?
Providers still need basic education on 5010 and ICD-10 and identification of risk mitigation strategies.
Incorrectly coding the place of service could subject physicians and their billing agents to recovery actions for overpayments.
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.
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.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Medicare Learning Network® is releasing a series of podcasts to teach hospitals how to avoid common billing errors.
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.
By auditing the revenue cycle, healthcare organizations can increase revenues and ensure compliance.
Revenue cycle leaders can employ four strategies to ensure that their organizations receive proper payment.
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.
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.
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.
If your hospital isn’t billing correctly for anesthesia services, you could be underbilling or, worse, at risk for compliance action.
This practical approach will help you identify and fix root errors to speed cash flow in the revenue cycle.
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.
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.
Stuart Hanson, director of business development (healthcare solutions) at Citi Retail Services, discusses how improving the payment experience can benefit consumers and healthcare providers.
Scott Schmidt, vice president, Cerner RevWorks, LLC, shares insights on best practices for maximizing a revenue cycle management partnership.
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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