With the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) are aiming to clean up billions of dollars in over payments and audits looming, we take a look at ways to prepare and efficiently handle audit requests and processing.
6.26.18 • Case Study
At a time when patient engagement and patient outcomes are critical priorities, the revenue cycle management team at Nebraska Medicine is acutely aware of how their role impacts those they serve.
What is the outlook for industry growth of outpatient centers in coming years? How are these surgery clinics structured? Who owns them? Join us as we seek answers to these questions and more from industry thought leaders. We also share the insider secret to boosting your ambulatory surgery center financial performance.
When it comes to health system mergers, we always wonder if bigger is better. Some of our hospital clients think so. Some do not. But mergers are continuing in 2018, so we thought we’d take another look at the trend and some industry analysis.
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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are already sending out their letters for the 2018 audits. Find out what changes have been made from the 2017 protocols and how physicians can expect a less punitive approach from CMS regarding Medicare billing.
The ambulatory surgery clinic industry has experienced rapid growth in recent years as organizations and patients seek more affordable options for healthcare services. As a result, the sector of healthcare has had many recent updates to policies and regulations, plus the introduction of robust ASC Analytics technology.
Financial perils in the healthcare industry continue. Costs rise. Deductibles increase. Hospital debt forces closures. The impact of soaring health costs reaches everyone involved, from the providers of healthcare to the patients.
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.
In an era of high deductibles, how do you solve the patient collections problem? One solution is,”when hiring front-of-house staff, Gray [Josh Gray, VP of research at Athena health] suggests establishing expectations and make clear that new hires understand collecting outstanding balances at the time of service is critical and hold them accountable.
Industry surveys are showing that hospitals are behind CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) target dates for value-based payments implementation. Only 23 percent of health systems expect to meet Medicare’s quality based payment target by 2019. We found some helpful outlines, slides and tips for meeting this challenge.
Healthcare Providers: Proactively manage and maximize every stage of the revenue cycle. SSI enables you to protect your revenue by identifying your most critical revenue cycle threats.