By Vasilios Nassiopoulos – Reimbursement is becoming increasingly complex for today’s providers. And while it is fair to say that a certain amount of missed revenue has always been part of the bottom-line equation, healthcare organizations simply cannot afford to leave money on the table in the current market climate.Read More
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By Robert F. Bacon – The provider community has been begging for documentation reform for over 20 years, and there is no question that simplifying the complex requirements of clinical documentation is necessary.
By Vasilios Nassiopoulos – With all the hoopla surrounding the recent announcement that CMS is proposing changes to Evaluation & Management (E/M) codes, you would think the government was eliminating documentation requirements altogether.
By Vasilios Nassiopoulos – Much of the healthcare industry is focused on reaching the goals of the Institute of Healthcare Improvement’s Triple Aim – improving health outcomes, enhancing the patient experience and lowering the per capita cost of healthcare.
By Paul Allen – Low hanging fruit. You likely hear the term nearly every day in the business world. It refers to something easy to reach and therefore should be “picked” first.
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of December that we think deserve sharing again.
From the Hayes Healthcare Leaders Blog Series – There’s a familiar quote that says, “Never make predictions, especially about the future.” But ‘tis the season for doing just that so we asked some of the leading healthcare experts to give us their predictions for the industry in 2018.
By Sondra Akrin – As the pressure on top and bottom lines grows, many healthcare organizations are focusing on revenue integrity as a way to improve margins. Part of this effort requires lowering overhead costs by driving efficiencies into their revenue cycle operations.
By Sondra Akrin – Maintaining your revenue integrity in a time of reduced revenue and shrinking margins has never been more important – or difficult.