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Penn Medicine Prognosis: Reduced Costs, Increased Revenue

By Thomas Cooper, Margaret Dowling, and Steven F. Honeywell

Penn Medicine's Physician Groups automated cash postings to reduce costs and improve administrative efficiency.

Contract Variance Management: Not by Software Alone

By Cindy Luu and Sarah Gattis

The expertise of a managed care compliance team is critical to managing contract variance.

Understanding Semi-Automated RAC Reviews

By Lori Brocato

The new semi-automated RAC audits give providers an opportunity to justify their billing without the threat of an automatic recoupment.

Optimizing the Revenue Cycle from Cerner

Tropical Storm 'ICD-10' Has Been Designated a Hurricane

By Elaine O'Bleness

The transition to ICD-10 can be less stormy if the process is broken down into simple steps.

Coding Q&A

A 2012 Action List for ICD-10

By Kim Felix

For successful implementation of ICD-10, all departments need to contribute, including your revenue cycle team.

Figures at a Glance

Hospital Stays Covered by Medicaid, 1997-2008

Between 1997 and 2008, the number of hospitalizations covered by Medicaid increased by 30 percent.

Web Extras

Training Tips from Penn Medicine

By Thomas Cooper, Margaret Dowling, and Steven F. Honeywell

Training occurred at multiple points during Penn Medicine's cash posting automation project.

Tips for Improving Medical Billing

By Yvonne Dailey

Providers' billing staffs should gather accurate information up front, use technology to support accurate claims, and receive ongoing training.

Publication Date: Wednesday, February 01, 2012