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

Clinical Documentation

Does the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Undervalue Primary Care?

September 12, 2017 - CMS continues to put the revenue of primary care providers at risk by undervaluing codes for primary care and failing to meet the misvalued code target required by law in the proposed 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule update, the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently argued. The federal agency is charged with ensuring that relative value units (RVUs) used to...


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90% Report Clinical Documentation Improvement Boosted Revenue

by Jacqueline LaPointe

Nearly 90 percent of hospitals with 150 or more beds and outsourced clinical documentation functions realized at least $1.5 million in appropriate healthcare revenue and claims reimbursement following clinical documentation improvement...

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