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September 15, 2014 | Jessica L. Gustafson
In its new rules, CMS places great emphasis on the physician's documentation regarding his or her expectation of a patient's need for hospital care and... More

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September 12, 2014 | Blair Childs
Congress returned on Monday with just a few weeks until they adjourn to campaign. The Senate is set to adjourn by September 23 while the House could be in session for as... More
September 10, 2014 | Tina Picklesimer
According to the KISS principle, most systems work best if they're kept simple. Simplicity is the key goal in design, and unnecessary complexity should be avoided.... More
September 09, 2014 | Wayne Adams
The incidence for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA), a bulging, weakened area of the aorta, has led the U.S. market for AAA repair to increase rapidly. It is currently... More
September 08, 2014 | Dawn Crump
Inpatient rehabilitation services are already a big target area for recovery audit contractors, and there will likely be more denials as audits ramp back up. Providers... More
September 04, 2014 | Joel French
Working together, CFOs and CIOs can breathe new life into their growth strategy by thinking beyond architectural and functional limits of their EHRs. They must embrace... More

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September 04, 2014 | Paul Levy
While others have dispassionately made the point that there are unexplained variations in Medicare physician billing data that warrant careful consideration when using... More
September 02, 2014 | Kayla Sutton
Accountable care has taken a stronghold in today's healthcare environment, and the trend is progressing, according to respondents from Premier's semiannual... More
August 29, 2014 | Keith Borglum
Around the country, physicians are starting private practices every day. And the economics work if the practice is constructed correctly -- paying for itself and earning... More
August 28, 2014 | Adrienne Prager
Asking three questions can help unlock the right approach to evaluating your hospital's claims management program, and help identify strengths and improvement... More
August 27, 2014 | Bill Ide, Crystal J. Clark
With pressure high to reduce costs, the healthcare industry is experiencing increased consolidation, particularly through mergers and acquisitions. Healthcare mergers... More