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5 opportunities for improving hospital revenue cycle management

5 opportunities for improving hospital revenue cycle management

With hospital margins growing tighter and bad debt increasing, improving revenue cycle becomes…

Smoothing the rev cycle when purchasing a physician practice

Smoothing the rev cycle when purchasing a physician practice

Although there are some indications of a possible lull, hospital systems are still buying up…

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Navigating the Road to RAC Survival

Navigating the Road to RAC Survival

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) reinstated the Recovery Audit program in late 2014, meaning that automated…

June 11th @ 2PM ET -- Navigating the New World of Self-Pay Collection

June 11th @ 2PM ET -- Navigating the New World of Self-Pay Collection

During this webinar, Parallon reveals the four critical steps hospitals must take now to…

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.

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.

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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.

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…

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