Revenue Cycle Strategist subscribers can access individual articles and web extras below.

Articles

Navigating ICD-10: How One Organization Prepares for Implementation 

By Kathleen Vega

Catholic Health East takes a comprehensive approach to ICD-10 implementation, leveraging technology and a multifaceted business plan to foster a smooth transition.

Revenue Cycle? More Like a Revenue Rhythm

By Tom Stickel

Communicating with your staff and reviewing dashboard reports every day will help you develop a revenue rhythm that will keep your revenue cycle on beat.

Tips for Revenue Cycle Improvement

By Jeanne Chapdelaine

Complete and accurate documentation is as important to improving care and ensuring compliance, accurate billing, and prompt payment as it is to creating a high-quality patient experience.

Coding Q&A

Risks of Cookie-Cutter Documentation

By Jennifer Swindle

This article discusses increased risk of documentation in electronic health records due to time-saving features.

Figures at a Glance

Average Payment Amounts for Top Codes, 2011

Understanding how an organization is being reimbursed relative to others in a specific market can help it make informed decisions relative to setting cost schedules.

Web Extras

ICD-10 Workflow Analysis Survey Questions 

Catholic Health East created a 31-question online survey to assess department needs for the October 2014 ICD-10 implementation.

ICD-10 Impact on ED Patient Flow

Catholic Health East performed a gap analysis to pinpoint how ICD-10 might disrupt patient flow in the ED.

Two Paths to Staffing Augmentation for ICD-10

Two strategies can help meet coder staffing needs during the transition to ICD-10: training in-house staff and securing outsourcing partners.

Publication Date: Monday, October 01, 2012