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Cover Story

Minimizing Duplicate Patient Records to Maximize Cash Flow

By Patricia Consolver

Discover how Texas Health Resources reduced its duplicate patient records by 21 percent, contributing to cleaner claims, a decrease in the number of A/R days, and improved patient safety. 

Q & A

Building a Patient-Centered Revenue Cycle: An Interview with Joe Fifer

To improve transparency, revenue cycle leaders should tailor price information to each patient’s specific condition, treatment, and insurance coverage, says HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer.  

ICD-10

Involving Physicians in ICD-10: It’s All About Documentation

By Kathleen B. Vega

Learn how Sutter Health engages physicians in clinical documentation improvement to set the stage for a smooth ICD-10 implementation, leveraging a multifaceted approach to training and education.

Coding Q & A

Transitional Care Management

By Jennifer Swindle

Transitional care management services associated with a patient’s move from an inpatient setting to a home setting may now be reimbursable if several requirements are met.

Figures at a Glance

Unexpected Denial Rates for Preventive Care Claims

The most frequently cited reason for denials of preventive care claims was that payment was covered only under the CPT code for evaluation and management. Unexpected denials vary by payer and patient age range. 

Publication Date: Thursday, May 02, 2013