Revenue Cycle Management
02:13 pm October 09, 2015
A federal partnership with seven health systems is testing whether a new payment model that supports telemedicine can be used to reduce hospitalizations of long-term residents in nursing homes.
02:34 pm October 07, 2015
Not all healthcare organizations are as prepared for ICD-10 as they should be. And a lot of it comes down to not having enough skilled coding professionals to go around.
02:06 pm October 01, 2015
There's a lot still to know about how ICD-10 will play out, but one thing seems clear: Even the most well-prepared health organization, with the most well-oiled technology and well-rested staff, can probably expect to see at least a minor hiccup in performance.
02:26 pm September 30, 2015
As ICD-10 looms, value-based reimbursement remains clouded in uncertainty and many technology vendors under-deliver on their promises, more and more hospitals are outsourcing their revenue cycle management processes.
03:10 pm September 29, 2015
A group of individuals has slapped two D.C. hospitals with a class action lawsuit, alleging that their charges for requesting medical records -- ranging from $1,168 to $2,500 -- violate state and federal regulations.
01:04 pm September 29, 2015
We highlight six of the most talked about new products on display and available for demo at the 2015 AHIMA Convention and Exhibit.
03:13 pm September 25, 2015
The new BCBS Axis now compiles detailed data on more than 2.3 billion procedures from all 36 independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies, representing some $350 billion in annual claims. The aim? Better outcomes at lower cost.
02:28 pm September 24, 2015
The October 1 deadline is really just the beginning. As ICD-10 coding gets underway in earnest next month, there will be plenty of questions that need answering for providers nationwide. AHIMA wants to help.
01:43 am September 24, 2015
Thanks to a new medical school, an established high-tech community, and support from a couple of strong flagship IT companies, Austin's healthcare technology community appears poised for solid growth.
03:00 pm September 11, 2015
Officials at St. Paul, Minnesota-based 3M Health Information Systems announced this week that they were strongly considering putting its health IT business up for sale.