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CMS says it won't deny ICD-10 claims for a year, scores American Medical Association backing

CMS says it won't deny ICD-10 claims for a year, scores American Medical Association backing

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Monday said it will…

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…

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Inventing the Midcycle

Inventing the Midcycle

In moving toward a fee-for-value system, clinical outcomes and documentation become increasingly critical to the financial well-being of…

Leverage Advanced Analytics to Achieve Strong Financial Performance

Leverage Advanced Analytics to Achieve Strong Financial Performance

Surviving ICD-10 depends on actionable insights. With powerful analytics you can identify…

News

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.

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.

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.

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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…

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.

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