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MiraMed’s eAlerts are distributed via email every Wednesday, and contains the latest industry information regarding business process outsourcing solutions, helpful coding news, or any number of relevant topics in the fast-paced, ever-evolving world of healthcare. To subscribe, simply complete the form below. Below the subscription form, you will find the archived eAlerts available.

August 24, 2016

Today hospitals operate under a microscope.  Consumerism has motivated healthcare leaders to become more transparent in publically sharing their pricing, quality and performance data.  In addition, they must comply with a barrage of new reporting requirements thrust upon them by governmental mandates.  These trends along with other operational challenges have forced providers to operate in a financial pressure cooker.

Read more: Three Research Studies Indicate Early Discharge Puts Patient Lives at Risk

August 17, 2016

Eighty-three percent of healthcare organizations have systems in a cloud environment, and an additional nine percent are in the planning phase, according to a 2014 survey by the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS).   Other research shows that 55 percent of hospitals have already migrated mission-critical and sensitive data to a cloud, and that 77 percent plan to move more of their information technology (IT) systems there in 2016.

Read more: How Hospitals Can Avoid the Risks of Moving to the Cloud

August 10, 2016

Anyone who has followed the healthcare industry over the past few years understands the transition that is underway moving from the traditional fee-for-service (FFS) model of reimbursing providers for delivering care where physicians and organizations are incentivized to do more and provide more services.  Under this economic model, a provider can make more money by ordering more tests, see more patients and perform more procedures.

Read more: Improving the Patient Experience Drives Superior Patient Satisfaction

August 3, 2016

Health plans and care providers need to open the lines of communication with each other in ways that they have never done before.  In order to maintain compliance and receive accurate payment from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that reflects the severity of illness, utilization of resources and the increasing number of chronic conditions requires ongoing management of care documentation by providers.  The silos that exist between payers, providers and other enterprises must play ball together, or they will become their own besetting evil.  Frankly, this decision to communicate and collaborate will be the very process that will separate the “Men from the Boys; and the Women from the Girls.”  This article will delve into four areas that affect improper payments and will offer strategies to mitigate them.  They are:

Read more: Where the Rubber Meets the Road – Correcting Improper Payments

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