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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.
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As hospitals and health systems address additional time for the ICD-10 transition, it will be key to recognize where efforts stand compared with others in such key areas as documentation training, coding support, contract analysis, and contingency planning. With this in mind, HFMA researchers, with sponsorship from 3M HIS, surveyed executive and revenue cycle leaders about current efforts and top challenges they are likely to face moving forward.
Understanding the reasons why some pain codes are often denied can help patient financial services professionals ensure that they submit clean claims.
Revenue cycle leaders should have a project plan in place to help ensure a smooth transition to ICD 10.
The new HIPAA 5010 EDI standards will profoundly affect coding and claims preparation in the short and long term.
Peforming self-audits of claims and implementing the OIG's voluntary compliance program can help providers avoid audits by the government and other payers.
Medicare rules for billing prolonged service codes are more restrictive than the CPT definitions of these codes.
The charge capture management process can be centralized or decentralized. Either way, the use of technology will greatly increase the effectiveness of the process.
There are three circumstances under which a second surgery within the global period may be billed.
Medicare rules for billing for an assistant at surgery have specific requirements.
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.
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.
Choosing the correct J code for oral medications can be confusing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Erroneous charges for drugs, if not identified and corrected in a timely manner, can place the hospital at both compliance and financial risk.
How services for CRNAs should be billed depends on several factors.
Princeton Baptist Medical Center describes the value of business office consolidation.
Since the tertiary care hospital implemented a clinical documentation improvement initiative in 2006, net revenue has increased by more than $8 million.
A simple exercise can help revenue cycle directors monitor how well they are managing their receivables.
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