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CMS Changes Course on Rebilling RAC-Denied Claims

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, March 15, 2013

In a victory for hospitals, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services says it will change its policy of denying reimbursements for care determined by auditors to have been delivered inappropriately in an inpatient setting.

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Does Executive Compensation Structure Need an Overhaul?

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, March 15, 2013

More than a third of healthcare leaders we surveyed say major enhancements are needed to their organizations' executive compensation structure to retain and engage leaders. Four senior executives share their views on benefits packages, incentive plans, and making staff "really earn it."

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Does Primary Care Need To Be Retooled?

By: Joe Cantlupe, for HealthLeaders Media, March 14, 2013

The president of Partners Healthcare and a Harvard University economist contend that primary care in the U.S. needs to be restructured to improve physician business practices and provide more value for patients.

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CDI Prevention Protocols Maddeningly Inconsistent

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, March 14, 2013

Not only does Clostridium difficile infection kill 14,000 patients a year in the U.S. while racking up costs of roughly $1 billion, but providers are all over the map in their attempts to stop it.

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Webcast: Recruiting and Retaining Physicians for the Post-Reform Era

By: January 11, 2013

Date: March 22, 2013, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

Metro Health System and the National Association of Physician Recruiters share benchmark data and best practices to create the "right fit" for your organization when it comes to physician recruiting in the post-reform era.

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HealthLeaders Media Live from Parkview Health: The New Readmissions Plan

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, for HealthLeaders Media, January 28, 2013

Date: April 18, 2013, 12:00-3:00 p.m. ET

Parkview Health of Fort Wayne, IN, has worked its way toward the top of the list of lowest 30-day readmission rates in the nation—and this event will show you how. Parkview leaders share their comprehensive strategy for reducing preventable readmissions through a plan of early action, best practices, and coordinated care.

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