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How to get success in risk-based payment model

How to get success in a risk-based payment model?

Reimbursement insufficiency, data on time, and most important data access are preventing hospitals and health systems from moving to risk-based payment, according to a recent survey from healthcare improvement company Premier. What is a risk-based payment model? According to American Academy [...]

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Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Prospective Payment System

FY 2021 Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Prospective Payment System (IPF PPS)

The CMS is finalizing a rule that further advances our efforts to support the Medicare program by better aligning payments for inpatient psychiatric facilities (IPFs) with the costs of providing care. The final rule will update Medicare payment policies [...]

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Coding Updates for General Surgery

Coding Updates for General Surgery

Multiple changes in the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding expected to impose in 2020. Following are the coding updates, which are applicable to general surgery and similar specialties for the year 2020. Coding Updates for General Surgery General Surgery New Graft [...]

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Tips for Handling Cardiology Billing and Coding

Tips for Handling Cardiology Billing and Coding

In medical practices documentation, billing, coding, compliance, and auditing have become buzzwords after ICD-10. Cardiology billing and coding is one of the most complex billing and coding procedures for billing experts and physicians. It comes with numerous process rules, [...]

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Covid-19 is creating unique healthcare revenue cycle challenges around billing and coding

Covid-19 is creating unique healthcare revenue cycle challenges around billing and coding

As we know the world is going through the crisis of COVID-19 and the government of every country is urging people to stay at home. On the other hand, healthcare providers are battling on fields to mitigate the intensity [...]

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