Revenue Cycle Management

Congress
By Tom Sullivan 07:52 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 02:29 pm 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.
By Mike Miliard 08:04 pm May 15, 2015
The Cutting Costly Codes Act of 2015, the bill filed earlier this month by Republican Texas Rep. Ted Poe that would prohibit HHS from replacing ICD-9 with ICD-10, has garnered the support of the American Medical Association.
Doctor with virtual touchscreen
By Patty Enrado 01:40 pm May 15, 2015
Clinical workflow efficiencies, greater security for mobile users and quantitative ROI were running themes this week at Citrix Synergy 2015, which concluded in Orlando on Thursday.
Stacking coins
By Erin McCann 08:02 pm May 14, 2015
To date, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has paid out more than $30 billion in EHR incentive cash to hospitals and providers that meet meaningful use requirements. Check out our breakdown of these payments by hospital and provider type, as well as attestation stats by month.
Frustrated doctor
By Sherree Geyer 02:10 pm May 11, 2015
Recent repeal of the sustainable growth rate formula, which benchmarked reimbursement to the U.S. gross domestic product, could complicate things for IT systems already overburdened with federal reporting regulations.
horse-and-buggy
By Bernie Monegain 01:14 pm 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.
Doctors with thumbs up
By Mike Miliard 01:22 am May 08, 2015
Grove Medical Associates, an internal medicine practice serving Worcester County in Massachusetts, has earned the latest 2015 HIMSS Ambulatory Davies Award.
Elephant and flag
By Tom Sullivan 11:58 am May 06, 2015
The new budget blueprint does not technically repeal the Affordable Care Act, but it could be a cornerstone of the GOP's long game against it.
Stethoscope
By Bernie Monegain 02:54 pm May 05, 2015
Just couple years after what appeared to be a rocky start for Pioneer accountable care organizations, with some ACOs struggling and others dropping out of the program, a new report from CMS shows encouraging savings.

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