Read the following articles featured in the November 2019 issue of HFMA’s Revenue Cycle Strategist newsletter.
Staff must learn new skills, and they need to be trained to respond to patient questions, according to presenters for the “Revenue Cycle Essentials and KPIs” course at HFMA’s Seminars taking place Dec. 5 and 6 in Chicago.
From pre-service and onsite financial counseling to the business office, revenue cycle has become the brand ambassador for hospitals and health systems.
Building a coding integrity department
From our Sponsor, Parallon
Many healthcare coders are not just coding; they are evaluating the integrity of the codes and abstracted data associated with each patient.
Getting to the root causes of denials
Denise Wilson and Tracey A. Tomak
Root causes for denials should be defined operationally to determine the level of analysis required.
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Taking patient experience beyond clinical care
As patients pay more out-of-pocket healthcare costs, financial services influence patient experience, perceptions and actions.