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Ways & Means Committee calls for ICD-10 contingency plan

Ways & Means Committee calls for ICD-10 contingency plan

Ways & Means Committee members call upon CMS to make public a plan to avoid disruption of payment to…

GAO report says Medicare contractors assessment needs revisiting

GAO report says Medicare contractors assessment needs revisiting

Issues include contractors' desire to protect their competitive advantage by not sharing…

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August 21st @ 2PM ET -- Bringing Payment Clarity to the Patient Financial Experience

August 21st @ 2PM ET -- Bringing Payment Clarity to the Patient Financial Experience

In this webinar, you’ll learn how Gwinnett Health Systems’ collections…

Service Lines: The Epicenter of Hospital Operations Planning and Analyses

Service Lines: The Epicenter of Hospital Operations Planning and Analyses

An effective service line structure and approach is critical to understanding…

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Truven names top 15 health systems in America

Truven names top 15 health systems in America

According to Truven, the firm analyzed nine quality metrics to come up with the rankings, which break down by size of the health system.

Map: See where states stand on the Medicaid expansion

Map: See where states stand on the Medicaid expansion

So far, 28 states expanded the program, with most showing a real drop in charity care and bad debt after the adoption.

Biggest healthcare frauds in 2015: Running list

Biggest healthcare frauds in 2015: Running list

Already, 2015 has seen a host of major fraud news involving dozens of individuals and amounting to millions in abuse, often related to Medicare fraud.

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Credible, Defensible Estimates

Credible, Defensible Estimates

In healthcare, every interaction with the patient matters. Especially in today’s environment of continuous improvement, efforts have been concentrated on coordination among providers, the patient care experience and quality outcomes – all laudable goals.

Gaining Actionable Insight into Financial Systems and Areas Impacting the Revenue Cycle

Gaining Actionable Insight into Financial Systems and Areas Impacting the Revenue Cycle

Hospital systems across the country are looking to streamline their billing and collection processes to become more efficient and better compete in their markets. The challenge many face is how to turn the data that's already flowing through financial systems into…

Clinical Quality Measures 101

Clinical Quality Measures 101

Although quality-reporting programs such as meaningful use provide incentives to help providers implement and use electronic health records (EHRs) to collect and report on clinical data, practices often need help deciding what data to collect, which measures to…

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