By Joel Barthelemy – Sooner or later, ROI comes up in every telemedicine conversation. Some providers have begun to realize that virtual health can drive revenue and reimbursement.
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By Laurie Heavey – We all know that patients carry more of the payment burden for their medical care. And with so much negative publicity about sending patients to bad debt collections, health systems need to manage a delicate balance between…
Operating Rules message highlights operating rules for the Electronic Funds Transfer and Electronic Remittance Advice transactions. An EFT is the electronic message that plans use to order funds to be electronically transferred to a provider’s bank account.
By Mayur Yermaneni – According to legend, the Gordian Knot was a puzzle comprised of many smaller, almost impossible to decipher knots. Anyone who could untie it was said to be destined to rule all of Asia. Enter Alexander the Great, and the rest is literally history.
By Miriam Paramore – The healthcare industry has long recognized the role of social determinants of health (SDoH) as a vital piece of the healthcare puzzle. Defined as the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age, SDoH encompasses factors that…
When it comes to healthcare financial and payment matters, value-based care, and policy here is what is being reported and talked about from ClearBalance, Clear Health Costs, Lumeris, KaufmanHall, CVS Health and more.
By Marty Callahan – Case managers have a challenging, high-stress job, but there’s one department that should always be on their side, and that’s revenue cycle.
CMS now produces a new podcast, “CMS: Beyond the Policy,”. It will highlight updates and changes to policies and programs in an easily accessible and conversational format. The podcast was created as a new method to explain the agency’s policies and programs.
By David Harlow – The recent Executive Order regarding health care price transparency has many folks in the health care industrial complex contemplating litigation aimed at highlighting ways in which the order may contravene existing law.
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