Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

By Jeff Lagasse 05:41 pm February 25, 2021
Prior authorizations in particular are a complex, time-consuming function that would be well served by technology.
By Mike Miliard 09:00 am February 23, 2021
The Wall Street Journal says Big Blue is pondering ways it might off-load the healthcare AI subsidiary, and IBM CEO Arvind Krishna has already signaled a ''maniacal focus" on hybrid cloud development.
A patient looks at a doctor on a mobile phone screen
By Kat Jercich 11:47 am February 22, 2021
The Department of Justice described the case as involving one of the "largest healthcare fraud schemes in United States history."
President Joe Biden

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By Kat Jercich 11:47 am February 17, 2021
The Biden administration this week announced the latest round of appointments to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.   
By Mallory Hackett 11:19 am February 10, 2021
Prior authorization continues to be the area with the lowest adoption rate, with only 21% of medical plans having fully electronic transactions.
A woman looks at a medication bottle with a person onscreen.
By Kat Jercich 02:42 pm February 09, 2021
The report by Foley & Lardner found that 43 states and D.C. have implemented a version of a state telehealth commercial payer law – although payment parity policies lag behind.
A Montana welcome sign

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By Kat Jercich 03:27 pm February 08, 2021
More than 20 people showed up in person to testify in favor of the bill at a committee hearing this past month.
KLAS banner at an event booth
By Mike Miliard 01:51 pm February 02, 2021
Other winners include Galen Healthcare Solutions as the top overall IT services firm, Chartis Group as top overall healthcare management consulting firm and IBM Watson Health's Merge PACS as most improved software product.
athenahealth building
By Kat Jercich 11:55 am January 29, 2021
"If the benefits of electronic health records are to be fully realized, patients must be confident providers have selected the most effective system – not the one paying the largest kickbacks," said one federal agent.
Person wearing stethoscope at a computer
By Kat Jercich 02:36 pm January 28, 2021
The United States needs a unified and timely quality measurement and reporting system, said the organization – noting that the current model is both inconsistent and largely retrospective.