In honor of Memorial Day and our living vets, we are taking a look at some of the good that is happening as it pertains to innovations, technology and healthcare.
By Phil Galewitz – The Trump administration has given states three extra years to carry out plans for helping elderly and disabled people receive Medicaid services without being forced to go into nursing homes.
By Lisa Eramo – These days, all medical specialties are vulnerable to payer audits and denials. However, providers who offer mental health services are particularly at risk because insurers have begun to focus not only on coding accuracy but also on the frequency and duration of services rendered.
Physician Hospitals of America (PHA) applauds Senator James Lankford (R-OK) for introducing important legislation that will improve patient access to physician-led hospitals.
By Paul Fox – Many non-Medicare provider contracts have unwritten ramifications of which you should be aware. In today’s world of High Deductible Health Plans (HDHP) what you are really negotiating is your future self-pay liability until your patient’s deductible has been satisfied.
The latest in telehealth and telemedicine news includes swyMed, Bassett Healthcare Network, U.S. HealthWorks, SnapMD, Salus Telehealth, Inc., KPMG LLP, California Telehealth Network, OCHIN.
By Jeffrey Brady MD – Each year, about 23 million surgical procedures are performed in ambulatory surgery centers, or ASCs. It’s easy to understand why. For instance, procedures such as cataract surgery, tonsillectomy, knee repair, or endoscopic procedures are less intensive than major surgeries and don’t require a hospital stay.
By Deborah Grider – Coding in a Value-Based World: Is your revenue at risk? If your hospital or practice isn’t fully adhering to the risk adjustment and Hierarchical Condition Category coding requirements for Medicare Advantage plans, the answer may be yes.
By Irv H. Lichtenwald – Shopping for a laptop can be an extensive research project where the prospective buyer compares prices based on a host of features: Processor speed, monitor resolution, video card quality, etc.
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