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Transforming Patient Access and Engagement
By Jill Barton and David Shelton
St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital overcame patient access challenges with more than a technological fix. The hospital necessitated a culture change and put a high priority on data capture and analysis of previously unmeasured KPIs.
4 Clinical Reasons for Denials
By Glen Reiner and Sarah Bird
Denial prevention efforts should focus upstream in the revenue cycle, starting with patient status and continuing through documentation practices, coding, CDI, utilization review, and charge capture.
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3 Key Areas for Financial Assistance Compliance
By Brandon Odom
Failure to comply with financial assistance requirements could result in substantial penalties or the loss of not-for-profit status.
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Providers Should Keep Watch on Payer Discount Increases
A significant uptick in payer contractual allowances and discounts in the first quarter of 2018 indicate that hospitals should remain focused on payer mix and payer category shifts.