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A Snapshot of Risk Management in 2017: 20 Top Concerns for Hospitals

May 3, 2017

Healthcare’s frenetic pace of change—catalyzed by the Affordable Care Act, and more recently, by efforts to repeal and replace that landmark legislation—have expanded the scope and complexity of regulatory compliance and the importance of comprehensive risk management efforts on the part of hospitals and healthcare systems.  However, the barrage of competing demands in the current environment makes it a challenge for healthcare organizations to know where to focus their time and resources.

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The Administrative Burden of EHRs Opens Doors to Medical Scribes

April 26, 2017

A physician's responsibility is to provide the best possible care for sick patients.  A key for delivering quality healthcare is open communication between the physician and patient to discuss issues and develop a care plan.  Today, providing quality care is becoming more difficult due to increasing patient loads and administrative challenges.  This dilemma has become a catalyst for the growth of medical scribes (often referred to as scribes).

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CMS Aims to Simplify with Proposed Inpatient Payment Rule

April 19, 2017

On April 14, 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that would update 2018 Medicare inpatient payment and polices.  The proposed rule aims to relieve regulatory burdens for providers; supports the patient-doctor relationship in healthcare; and promotes transparency, flexibility and innovation in the delivery of care.  The proposed rule would apply to about 3,330 acute care hospitals and 420 long-term care hospitals, and would affect discharges occurring on or after October 1, 2017.  The rule will be published in the Federal Register April 28, and comments will be accepted through June 13.

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The MACRA MIPS Composite Score: A Guide for Providers

April 5, 2017

The Medicare Access & Chip Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) marked the end of Medicare payment’s fee-for-service model and the beginning of a performance-based payment system, the Quality Payment Program (QPP).  Understanding how participation in the QPP will impact payments begins with understanding the scoring system.

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