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Where are the Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations? [full list]

Where are the Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations? [full list]

Here is the location and public contact information for the 405 accountable care organizations now enrolled in the shared savings program.

Healthcare mergers and acquisitions in 2015: Running list

Healthcare mergers and acquisitions in 2015: Running list

Analysts mostly agree that this year will be full of healthcare acquisitions as health systems, information technology companies, software firms, medical practices and service providers seek to find out whether bigger is indeed better in the post-Affordable Care…

CMS animates ICD-10, videos explore coding changes

CMS animates ICD-10, videos explore coding changes

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has taken to the Web, producing a series of animated videos that explain the changes in a very easy to understand format.

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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…

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.

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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