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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 report discusses how the quality based performance payment trend has impacted the documentation and coding process.
How services for CRNAs should be billed depends on several factors.
Erroneous charges for drugs, if not identified and corrected in a timely manner, can place the hospital at both compliance and financial risk.
The enactment of HIPAA in 1996 paved the way for using electronic payment processing to improve collections. Posting payments electronically enables providers to work more efficiently.
Princeton Baptist Medical Center describes the value of business office consolidation.
Preparing for integrity program audits can open up opportunities for increased revenue.
A simple exercise can help revenue cycle directors monitor how well they are managing their receivables.
Since the tertiary care hospital implemented a clinical documentation improvement initiative in 2006, net revenue has increased by more than $8 million.
Learn when it is necessary to obtain an advance beneficiary notice (ABN) from a Medicare beneficiary.
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 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.
Coding in an EMR can help organizations improve the accuracy of their claims, but it involves a role shift for both clinicians and coders.
Read how split/shared services should be reported to payers.
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.
New flu, obesity V codes are among the ICD-9-CM changes for FY11.
The recovery audit contractor (RAC) program is expanding from a three-state demonstration program to a 50-state permanent program.
The best strategy for providers to build a solid foundation for effective ICD-10 coding, and thereby protect the revenue cycle, is to establish a clinical documentation improvement program.
There are several key considerations for choosing point-of-service collections technology.
Providers are devoting scarce resources to complying with ICD-10, HIPAA, Stark, and numerous other regulations and enforcement efforts.
The Bellevue Hospital launched an initiative to improve days in accounts receivable, reduce denials, and improve charge capture—and enhanced revenue by more than $1 million.
Failing to follow documentation guidelines could pose legal headaches for hospitals. Learn four strategies for improving the accuracy of documentation while remaining compliant.
Learn more about general equivalence mappings for ICD-10.
Staying the course for ICD-10 preparations is critical for hospitals and health systems
A strong partnership between revenue cycle operations and supply chain management is essential to protecting revenue integrity.
The final ruling for the implementation of ICD-10-CM/PCS (diagnosis and intervention coding) and the related electronic transactions standards (Version 5010) was released by CMS in January 2009.
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