By Irv H. Lichtenwald – Earlier this year, Monmouth University conducted a survey to determine which issues were most important as the country transitions to a new presidential administration.
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By Marilyn Agbeko – To Repeal or not to repeal; that is NOT the question. Not when it comes value based care and the basic tenets of tying reimbursement to quality. At least, not that we’ve seen yet, and I daresay, not that we will see any time soon.
By Jon Pearce – More and more, health systems are looking to telemedicine and virtual care technology to improve access by connecting patients with clinicians. It’s no secret that providing care online is critical to remaining competitive and meeting patient demand.
By Kathy Kuhn – Patient payments are a vital part of revenue cycle management, but when patients fail to take financial responsibility, doctors and their practices take a hard hit.
By Sara Rosenbaum – While preliminary and incomplete, the draft offers the best evidence to date on where lawmakers may go as they work to translate ambiguous policy proposals into legally binding legislation that will determine the future of health insurance coverage for tens of millions of people.
By Tom Lee – Since the January 1st start of the Quality Payment Program (QPP), provider organizations are deciding where focusing their efforts can yield the greatest benefits and minimize the most risks under MIPS and/or alternative payment models (APMs).
By Beth Onofri – The Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) is the path that most providers will take in 2017. It is comprised of three categories. Each category represents a portion of a total composite score of 100%.
Because patients are paying more out of pocket for their healthcare, you might be focusing on improving patient collection processes. While that’s critical, it’s also important not to lose sight of the other side of the revenue equation—the payer. That’s where denial management comes in.
By David Harlow – MACRA, the current framework for Medicare physician payments, specifically quality incentive payments, took effect January 1, 2017. The 2015 law replaced the flawed SGR (sustainable growth rate) reimbursement formula in a rare show of congressional bipartisanship,
In partnership with states and providers, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services plays a leading role in safeguarding the health of America’s future by providing coverage for more than one in three American children
By Dr. Kevin Keck – Providers breathed a sigh of relief when the final Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) regulations were released in October.
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