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December 14, 2016
The spotlight on the healthcare industry grows brighter every day. The industry is facing immense scrutiny on every aspect of the clinical and business drivers. Healthcare delivery is morphing from a fragmented multi-organizational industry to a more consolidated business structure where major players are merging or acquiring smaller entities. This consolidation transition is happening within a complex, highly regulated and systematized industry. Healthcare delivery is at a crossroads with its consumers. Patients have more control over who provides their care, how it is paid for and the way it is administered. Consumerism is flourishing, and patients now have new tools that provide them with more transparency and control, allowing them to be better prepared to navigate the care continuum.
Read more: 2016 Healthcare Year in Review
December 7, 2016
A report from the American Hospital Association (AHA) outlines emerging strategies to help hospitals in rural and urban communities strengthen their viability in the current environment and preserve their ability to deliver services to vulnerable populations.
Read more: Ensuring Access to Care in Urban and Rural Communities
November 30, 2016
Medicare Administrative Contractors process an estimated 1.2 billion fee-for-service claims each year on behalf of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for more than 33.9 million Medicare beneficiaries. Of the 1.2 billion claims filed in 2015, 123 million or about 10 percent were denied, and 3.7 million of those (about three percent of total claims) were appealed.
Read more: Settlement Offer Announced for Appealed Medicare Claims
November 23, 2016
Chart auditing programs have become more important in light of increased federal payer audits. As a result, many providers want assurances that their medical chart documentation is accurate and is descriptive of the provided medical services. Validating processes and functions in a healthcare setting follows the same principles as fact checking a news story. Medical chart auditing is analogous to fact checking political promises or even validating a tabloid claim.
Read more: Separating Fact from Fiction in Healthcare Medical Chart Auditing
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