Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management, ICD-10, Claims Reimbursement, Medicare, Medicaid

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Value-Based Care Transition Begins with Physician Engagement


Physician engagement is the key to improving how the American healthcare system performs in 2015 in regards to a smooth value-based care transition, according to The Advisory Board Company’s Annual Health Care CEO Survey. Physician engagement...

Telehealth Reimbursement Needed for its Growth, Advancement


An increasingly digitalized healthcare system has experienced significant telehealth reimbursement changes — even within the past five years — as it becomes more routinely integrated. The snowballing demand for telehealth solutions...

AHA Supports Proposed Changes for Virtual CAHPS Surveys


The American Hospital Association (AHA) expressed support Friday for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ’s) proposal to improve the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CG-CAHPS)...

Telehealth Reimbursement Complications Paint a Vague Future


Despite its overwhelming benefits for improved patient quality of life, reimbursement complication is a major negative aspect regarding teleheath’s evolving legislation limitations. Fluctuating definitions regarding location may affect expected...

EHR Incentive Payments, Medicare Payment Adjustments in Brief


The EHR Incentive Programs comprise two distinct programs: one for Medicare and other for Medicaid providers. The Medicare & Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs grant incentive payments for qualifying healthcare providers to actively utilize ...

Costly Aspects of an Overstretched Revenue Cycle Management


It is imperative physicians adequately review all expected possible financial shortcomings within revenue cycle management to immediately improve long-term healthcare performance and pinpoint performance opportunities that are commonly ignored...

Focusing on esMD for Healthcare Revenue Cycle Optimization


With such a high volume of requests for medical documentation each year, handling them efficiently is beneficial for those working toward healthcare revenue cycle optimization in the years to come. Claim review contractors receive over 1,000,000...

Hospital Information Systems Market Set for Expansion


A new study found that through 2020, the hospital information systems market will increase nearly 59 percent to $17.6B. In the healthcare landscape, there have been several popular technology trends that become industry standards. Typically this...

Healthcare IT Funding Surpassed $7B in 2014


A new study found healthcare IT funding has doubled the number seen in 2013, with mobile devices and RCM pushing trends. Many healthcare executives are watching industry trends to help determine future investments. However, it seems that regardless...

The Multiple Benefits of Remote Monitoring and Telehealth


By adopting remote monitoring and telehealth technology, clinics can improve patient health and organizational finances. In the healthcare landscape, keeping patients out of the hospital had become just as important as treating them if they arrive....

Role of CIO Increases Importance as Healthcare Embraces Digital


A new study examined the CIO role and found a rapidly changing landscape that can cause fatigue among executives. For healthcare providers, having the right executive team can be a major factor toward success. One of the more important roles...

Colorado Launches Multi-Payer Data-Sharing Online Tool


Dr. Judy Zerzan speaks about the creation of a new database and how it will impacts payers, providers and consumers. Last month, it was announced that seven health plans in Colorado have come together to form a multi-payer data-sharing online...

HCCI Partners with NORC to Create Data Enclave


The most sophisticated gathering of healthcare data is being created with claims of 50 million Americans available. When it comes to decision making, data is king. The more you know, the easier it is to make accurate choices and implement the...

Adoption of Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring ‘Inevitable’


With shifting incentives to a value-based approach, technology like telemedicine becomes a must have solution. When it comes to improving the quality and cost of care through technology, telemedicine is one of the most talked about solutions....

The Major Revenue Cycle Management Trends of 2014


Revenue cycle trends have varied from payment platforms shifts to increased investments in IT solutions. There have been a number of developments from the last year that impacted revenue cycle management trends. From shifts in payment platforms...

Financial Incentives, Data Exchange Drive EHR-HIT Adoption


62 percent of physicians who adopted health IT tools cited financial incentives and penalties as being influential. A data brief released by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) revealed that the use...

Healthcare Payer IT Market Poised for Substantial Growth


Recently, ReportsnReports released a forecast and analysis of the healthcare payer IT market from 2013 through 2018. According to the numbers, the North American payer IT industry is the largest contributor in the global healthcare payer IT market....

Mass Incorrectly Paid $3.3M in EHR Incentive Payments


The Government Accountability Office identified Improper incentive payments as the primary risk to EHR incentive programs. According to a new report from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHSs) Office of Inspector General (OIG), the...

EHR to Create $78B in Cost Savings Over Next Five Years


Regulations of the Affordable Care Act and cost savings are pushing the adoption of digital health systems. One of the biggest investments that healthcare providers and companies are making in recent years involved electronic health records (EHRs)....

Why it’s Important to Select the Right Revenue Management System


San Francisco Sport and Spine Therapy CEO Sturdy McKee talks challenges of upgrade revenue cycle management processes. This is Part 2 of an exclusive interview. For Part 1, click here. In an interview with, San Francisco...


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