March 06, 2015
In a letter this week to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, more than 100 medical societies aired "a number of concerns that do not appear to be addressed" as the ICD-10 deadline looms.
March 05, 2015
The oral arguments the U.S. Supreme Court heard Wednesday in King vs. Burwell did not address any health IT provisions of the Affordable Care Act, but the ruling could have far-reaching effects on the future of American healthcare.
March 04, 2015
Oral arguments begin today in yet another Supreme Court case that could threaten the existence of the Affordable Care Act, challenging the legality of one of its key components.
March 03, 2015
After Mike Simms, vice president of revenue cycle for Greensboro, N.C.-based Cone Health, signed on with one RCM vendor, he quickly found himself wishing he'd followed his hunch the first time around.
February 27, 2015
"CMS is ready for ICD-10," said outgoing Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner this week, pointing to 660 providers and billing companies that submitted some 15,000 test claims.
February 24, 2015
Most physician practices are now convinced that the ICD-10 transition will finally happen on Oct. 1, 2015. But just 21 percent say they're on track with their preparations for the switchover.
February 10, 2015
For physicians in small practices, it turns out the cost of moving from ICD-9 to ICD-10 is much less than anticipated, according to a new study released today by the Professional Association of Health Care Office Management.
February 06, 2015
Analytics tools are increasingly being deployed across healthcare, but in few places are investments in those technologies more important than at small and rural hospitals.
January 26, 2015
In what it's calling a 'historic' announcement, the Department of Health and Human Services has set new goals to speed the U.S. healthcare system toward value-based care.
January 21, 2015
If you're a provider or payer with a great story to tell about how you've begun to remake your revenue cycle for healthcare reform, here's your chance to share that success -- and learn from your peers.