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This March 12 webinar explains the current and emerging compliance requirements for 340B hospitals and health systems.
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A good head start to ICD-10-CM readiness is including specific and complete diagnosis information in your records now.
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.
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.
Modifiers are necessary to clarify, interpret, and provide more detail when a CPT code alone does not provide enough information to accurately identify the entire service provided.
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.
Medicare rules for billing prolonged service codes are more restrictive than the CPT definitions of these codes.
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.
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.
Preparing for integrity program audits can open up opportunities for increased revenue.
The recovery audit contractor (RAC) program is expanding from a three-state demonstration program to a 50-state permanent program.
The Oct. 1, 2013, implementation date for ICD-10 seems like a long time away, but much must be accomplished before then.
The American Medical Association has expedited the publication of a new code specific to vaccine administration and revised existing code 90663 to include the H1N1 vaccine.
The final ruling for the implementation of ICD-10-CM/PCS (diagnosis and intervention coding) and the related electronic transactions standards (Version 5010) was released by CMS in January 2009.
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