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Healthcare organizations have a mounting responsibility when it comes to regulatory compliance. However, is adherence taking up valuable patient time? Furthermore, what does this concerted effort cost? Sources reveal answers to these questions.

Healthcare organizations have a mounting responsibility when it comes to regulatory compliance. However, is adherence taking up valuable patient time? Furthermore, what does this...

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hospital revenue cycle data management tools shaping healthcare -

The right tools you choose will help shape the healthcare you deliver, and new hospital revenue cycle data management tools promise to help with reporting requirements, reduce costs, and increase revenues.

The right tools you choose will help shape the healthcare you deliver, and new hospital revenue cycle data management tools promise to help with...

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Healthcare Claim Denials are Rising -

Why do payers continue to deny 20% of claims payments to hospitals as they struggle to keep revenue cycles more profitable? Baby boomers are moving into their Medicare coverage phase. There are flaws in the Office of the Inspector General audits of hospitals, as alleged by the American Hospital Association.  Regulations are increasing. We take a look at the current situation and some creative solutions...

Why do payers continue to deny 20% of claims payments to hospitals as they struggle to keep revenue cycles more profitable? There are flaws in the Office of the Inspector General audits of hospitals, as alleged by...

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Big fish eating smaller fish mbolizing mega-mergers -

As healthcare mergers and acquisitions continue at an alarming rate, it may come as no surprise that Aetna has a major corporation interested in buying them. However, which company that is comes as a shock to many.

As healthcare mergers and acquisitions continue at an alarming rate, it may come as no surprise that Aetna has a major corporation interested in buying them. However, which company...

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Medical Claim with a denied stamp because of utilization management -

Utilization management is a review process used to evaluate the medical necessity and appropriateness of healthcare treatments and procedures ordered. What happens when patients are being denied access to essential treatment through this met

Utilization management is a review process used to evaluate the medical necessity and appropriateness of healthcare treatments and procedures ordered. What happens when patients are...

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hospital closures continue -

Since 2010, at least 79 rural hospitals have closed across the country, and nearly 700 more are at risk of closing. Why is it happening, how does it affect patients and communities, and what can be done? We take a look.

Since 2010, at least 79 rural hospitals have closed across the country, and nearly 700 more are at risk of closing. Why is it happening, how does it affect...

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image of a strong man with muscles made up of people that symbolizes population health -

Effective population health management (PHM) is needed to help bring down health care spending and create a value-based system. Unfortunately, many hospitals and health systems are missing the mark. Do you know what PHM is and how to implement effective strategies?

Effective population health management (PHM) is needed to help bring down health care spending and create a value-based system. Unfortunately, many hospitals and health systems are missing...

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hospital billing best practices reviewed -

When it comes to hospital billing best practices, we discovered a lot of documentation about common errors and also some helpful advice on how to avoid them.

When it comes to hospital billing best practices, we discovered a lot of documentation about common errors...

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