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

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

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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 RevCycleIntelligence.com, San Francisco...

Healthcare Revenue Cycle to Experience Significant Innovation

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In an interview, Adventist Health CIO Alan Soderblom spoke about HIT and revenue cycle innovation. Earlier this year, Adventist Health – an integrated healthcare delivery system – was named one of the nation’s most wired health...

U.S. Healthcare Cloud Market to Reach $3.5B by 2020

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Government initiatives and regulations are pushing a shift toward growing investments in cloud technology. One of the biggest expenses for hospitals and medical practices in the current landscape is healthcare technology. Evolving regulatory...

ICD-10 Adoption Costs Lower than Previously Reported

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New research found the cost of upgrading to ICD-10 for small practices is much lower than projected. The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD) is in its 10th revision. Better known as ICD-10, it...

61% of CFOs Expect the Axe for Poor Revenue Cycle Management

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Most CFOs believe their jobs are on the line if they can’t rescue their hospitals with better revenue cycle management technologies. More than half of chief financial officers at struggling hospitals expect to be fired within the next two...

Top Opportunities to Reduce Wasteful Healthcare Spending

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How can providers change their workflows and technologies to cut wasteful spending and improve the quality of care? Reducing the amount of wasteful spending is one of the highest priorities for any financial officer in the healthcare setting,...

Hospital Sustainability Purchasing to Reach 80 Percent by 2016

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A new survey found that more hospitals are planning to invest in sustainability products going forward. The idea of “going green” has touched many aspects of today’s culture and it seems as it health care practices are starting to get on...

57% of Execs Think Analytics is Crucial for Healthcare Revenue

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Big data analytics can be an important tool for revenue cycle management during a competitive time for healthcare organizations. Healthcare revenue cycle management will increasingly rely on a robust financial analytics infrastructure in the...

Will Apple Pay Impact the Healthcare Payer, Provider Market?

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While retailers and banks are already onboard, the healthcare market could be slow to adopt payment innovation. Health care technology has been evolving at a lightning pace in recent years and it seems as if every tech company wants to get involved....

Revenue Cycle Management Systems Top Q3 VC Investments List

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It is easy to see that technology is playing an important role in nearly every aspect of today’s health care field. From treating patients to keeping records to the revenue cycle, the latest tech systems are pushing operational evolution and...

HITECH Report: Healthcare Reform Continues with EHR Adoption

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The continued advancement of health IT adoption, health information exchange and the use of electronic health information are all important tools to improve the quality of healthcare in the nation. Those topics – and many more – were...

Why Healthcare Providers Should Incentivize Fitness Tracking

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Wearable technology adoption has been growing in recent years with the healthcare industry being one of the biggest beneficiaries. Products like the Fitbit and Nike+ are helping patients track their fitness and smartphones provide an all-in-one...

How a medical billing dispute led to blocked patient data

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Full Circle Health Care, a small medical office in Presque Isle, Maine, made a rather disturbing discovery over the summer: employees could not access electronic health records of the organization’s patients. Due to a billing dispute with its...

CMS updates Health Plan Identifier system

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced earlier this week that its Health Plan and Other Entity Enumeration System (HPOES) has been updated with new functionality. Now, HPOES lets multiple controlling health plans (CHPs)...

HHS: Health Insurance Marketplace to grow 25 percent in 2015

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US consumers will soon have more options when it comes to choosing healthcare coverage, according to recent research. The Health Insurance Marketplace will have 25 percent more issuers offering Marketplace coverage in 2015, stated a Department...

What is driving digital healthcare startup growth?

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Digital healthcare, which includes telehealth and wearable technology, is becoming more than just a buzzword if a recent study is to be any indication. Startup funding for digital healthcare is expected to double in the US over the next three...

Why CME is a critical resource for healthcare providers

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Continuing Medical Education (CME) is a valuable resource for the future of healthcare, but there are still opportunities for greater use of the system, according to a recent report by the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Physician Leadership...

How well-paid are health IT professionals?

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Healthcare IT is not only one of the fastest growing sectors in the country, but those in the field can earn a high salary, obtain job security and be satisfied in their job, according to a recent HealthITJobs.com survey. HealthITJobs took the...

Why is morale still high among over-extended physicians?

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One of the main goals of recent healthcare initiatives and reforms is to ensure that people across the country will have the ability to gain access to proper medical care. However, if a recent survey is any indication, that could be a more difficult...

Most effective electronic payment systems for providers

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The Health Insurance Portability and Accessibility Act (HIPAA) has its standard Automated Clearing House (ACH) Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) payment method, which health plans must now offer to physicians for the payment of claims. Businesses...

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