By Mary Kay Thalken RN MBA – Since taking effect the last few years, the chronic care management and transitional care management CPT codes have accounted for sources of revenue that too many provider organizations have overlooked. Principally, it’s money left on the table. The post CCM and TCM codes: Providers Leave More Than Money […]
We sorted through the archives of HealthcareNOW Radio Shows and found three unique episodes talking about consumer wearables. Take a listen to Conversations on Health Care, The Incrementalist, and Healthcare de Jure. The post NOW on Demand Listen to Experts on Consumer Wearables appeared first on RCM Answers.
The HIMSS19 social media scene can be just as overwhelming as the Conference itself. Trying to stay connected with the HIMSS19 topics that matter to you most can be challenging. We’ve tried to do some of the sifting for you and have created a collection of #RethinkRCM tweets we thought were worth a look. The […]
Latest news being reported on payers and the health insurance industry including news from UnitedHealth, Anthem, Medica, CVS Health, Humana, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Cigna, UnitedHealth Group, Molina Healthcare, Inc., AHIP and more. The post Revenue Cycle and Payer News 2-13-2019 appeared first on RCM Answers.
New Innovations in Technology Promote Patient Access and Could Make Health Data Exchange a Reality for Millions
On Monday, February 11, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Office of the National Coordinator released proposed rules to support seamless and secure access, exchange, and use of electronic health information. The post New Innovations in Technology Promote Patient Access and Could Make Health Data Exchange a Reality for Millions appeared […]
By Gavin Baker – Nearly 70% of patients who read healthcare reviews are influenced in the selection of their next physician, hospital or medical practice, according to PwC Health Research and almost 3 out of 4 of adults search online for a doctor. The post Q&A How Do You Handle Negative Online Reviews from Patients? […]
By Elisabeth Rosenthal – As President Donald Trump was fighting with Congress over the shutdown and funding for a border wall, his administration implemented a new rule that could be a game changer for health care. The post Analysis: Pulling Back Curtain On Hospital Prices Adds New Wrinkle In Cost Control appeared first on RCM […]
CMS recently completed a large-scale effort to provide new Medicare cards without Social Security numbers to people with Medicare. The new cards support the agency’s work to protect personal identity and reduce fraud and abuse. The post CMS Finalizes New Medicare Card Distribution Ahead of Deadline appeared first on RCM Answers.
By Deirdre Ruttle – Let’s face it: patients are frustrated with confusing and inconvenient healthcare payments experiences. They can become even more frustrated at the start of a new year when deductibles reset. The post How to Guarantee Patient Payments When Deductibles Reset appeared first on RCM Answers.
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