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Reducing Payment Errors- The Right Contract Management Steps

In order for hospitals to be certain that they are being paid accurately for the care they provide, it’s crucial to the hospital’s financial health that they have an effective and functioning hospital contract management system. These contracts include Medicare, Medicaid, commercial, workers comp, and employer payers which account for more than 95% of all patient care.

How Medical Billing Services Can Prepare Your Practice for the Future

With all the changes in healthcare, it can be difficult for your medical practice to keep up on regulations, mandates, and other initiatives that will affect your bottom line. These changes include the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 codes, a shift from traditional fee-for-service models to value-based models, and updates to the new Affordable Care Act.
 
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Federal healthcare organizations such as CMS have spent billions of dollars over the years trying to bridge the gap between medical data and quality patient care with interoperability requirements and data integration, the mesh...

 
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Dr.Patient Relationship
Dr.Patient Relationship
Dr.Patient Relationship

By Donald Voltz, MD, Aultman Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical Director of the Main Operating Room, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Case Western Reserve University and Northeast Ohio Medical University. In ...


 
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Exclusive Article by Lindsey Patterson at EMRIndustry.com Keeping administrative costs down in healthcare organizations has never been more important. The pressure of healthcare reform, the increased influx of patients with com...

 
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Maybe the initial challenge of population health is deciding exactly what that phrase means. Well before it became a catchphrase in health IT, population health was the province of academics who devised predictably academic def...

 
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Benefitfocus
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Benefitfocus

Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a leading provider of cloud-based benefits software solutions, today announced that Rush University Medical Center has selected five additional Benefitfocus solutions to complement its BENEFIT...

 
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InfuSystem Holdings, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Revenue
InfuSystem Holdings, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Revenue
InfuSystem Holdings, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Revenue

InfuSystem Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT:INFU) (“InfuSystem” or the “Company”), a leading national provider of infusion pumps and related services for the healthcare industry in the United States and Canada, today reported t...


 
 
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CVS Health Announces Major Expansion
CVS Health Announces Major Expansion
CVS Health Announces Major Expansion

CVS Health Announces Major Expansion of CVS/pharmacy’s Annual Free Health Screening Campaign CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced the kickoff and major expansion of Project Health, its annual free health screening campa...

 
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In 2010, the federal government approved a hotly contested law aimed to increase the number of Americans with health insurance and decrease the cost of health care in America. As part of the Patient Protection and Affordable C...

 
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Doctors should hire assistants to fill out electronic health records for them — tagging along on exams if necessary — to avoid job burnout, says ScribeAmerica. Is the electronic health record falling short of its pr...

 
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Even though some New Year’s resolutions are broken as fast as they are made, January represents a timely period to guide patients to better health. Use the month, management experts say, to set health goals and motivate patie...