Claims Processing

close up on doctor using an EHR
By Mike Miliard 11:05 am June 17, 2015
Frustrated with poor functionality and usability, more and more buyers of electronic health records find themselves having second thoughts and replacing their existing systems, a new report shows.
boxing gloves
By Mike Miliard 09:28 am June 16, 2015
More than one ICD-10 bill has been introduced in Congress recently aiming to create a "safe harbor" for physician claims denial post-switchover. But the Coalition for ICD-10 has put forth six reasons why such a move would have "far-reaching, negative consequences."
toolbox
By Tom Sullivan 04:11 pm June 05, 2015
Company adds capabilities and technologies for translating other codes and converting existing documentation into ICD-10.
Congress
By Tom Sullivan 03:52 pm May 20, 2015
What to make of the newest Congressional wrangling over the conversion to ICD-10 and the rekindled debate that has followed. Also: the one thing healthcare executives should be doing right now.
Grades on chalkboard
By Bernie Monegain 10:29 am May 20, 2015
Payer report cards released today by health IT company athenathealth and healthcare communications firm ReviveHealth show insurers strong on operational performance, but still lacking in provider trust.
Heritage Foundation photo via Right Web
By Tom Sullivan 10:18 am May 19, 2015
The list of organizations lining up against ICD-10 is growing -- as is the ferocity of their tone, as the latest in the fray is a conservative think tank that's calling on Congress to abandon the code set transition.
Paperwork and stethoscope
By Tom Sullivan 01:27 pm May 14, 2015
One thing about ICD-10 is becoming crystal clear: The compliance deadline is not going to arrive without Congressional resistance. A new GOP-sponsored House bill calls for an 18-month transition period to ensure the conversion goes smoothly.
U.S. Capitol
By Tom Sullivan 03:29 pm May 11, 2015
Now that the actual proposed legislation for the new Cutting Costly Codes Act of 2015 is available, here's what we know about Republican Texas Rep. Ted Poe's latest attempt to scuttle ICD-10.
horse-and-buggy
By Bernie Monegain 09:14 am May 08, 2015
The U.S. healthcare industry's billing and payment system is a horse-and-buggy in a world contemplating driverless cars, a new report from PwC asserts and calls for going to digital options stat.
US Capitol
By Tom Sullivan 09:05 am April 27, 2015
Healthcare providers are going to be penalized after the ICD-10 compliance deadline. Not because they are filing claims wrong, but simply "because the system has changed," says one U.S. Senator.

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