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The ability to use Direct Data Entry (DDE) into Medicare Fiscal Intermediary Shared System (FISS) has been around for decades and is still widely used today. Even with the proliferation of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) transactions that can be used instead, users still use DDE to manually enter, correct, adjust, or cancel Medicare transactions in FISS.
Hospitals continue to struggle to regain baseline inpatient and outpatient volumes following the COVID-19 outbreak—and many anticipate that volumes won’t return to normal until July 2021, an American Hospital Association analysis shows.
This paradigm shift demands that hospital revenue cycle departments reimagine the patient journey with an eye toward self-service, highly transparent, highly digital interactions. In a post-COVID environment, price transparency isn’t just about compliance.
Telehealth visits could top 1 billion in 2020, with 900 million visits related to COVID-19 alone, a recent report predicts. But even as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services broadens access to virtual care, navigating telehealth and e-visit reimbursement during the pandemic presents unique challenges for providers.
The SSI Group — a certified Health Information Handler (HIH) is happy to announce that all of our current providers can get their Additional Documentation Request (ADR) letters electronically (as eMDR) through SSI as their registered HIH.