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Web Exclusive: RAC Tip: How to Determine Inpatient Admission Date, Time
While Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released guidance on hospital inpatient admission decisions, it...
Baptist Health South Florida doubles profit in fiscal 2010
Baptist Health South Florida more than doubled its income in fiscal year 2010 as its hospitals attracted more...
Tenet’s plan to buy back debt moves forward
  Tenet Healthcare Corp. said Tuesday that a plan to rearrange its debt is moving on schedule. When the...
HCA 2Q up 3.9% on higher revenue, fewer bad-debt provisions
HCA Inc.'s second-quarter profit grew 3.9% as the hospital chain reported higher revenue and fewer bad-debt provisions...
Diabetes drug maker hid test data on risks, files indicate
In the fall of 1999, the drug giant SmithKline Beecham secretly began a study to find out if its diabetes medicine...
Obama Signs Law That Redefines False Claims Act Terms
President Barack Obama last week signed the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009, which gives additional...
Web Exclusive: Overcome Your Fears about Community Benefit Reporting and form 990H
I’ve been doing a lot of research about the newly revised IRS form 990H lately, and found there are many...
Hospital 'hole in bucket' patched
Nearly two years ago, St. Vincent's Healthcare in Jacksonville, FL, gave Charlton Memorial Hospital a line of credit to...
Scandal dampens Boston hospitals' galas
An near-altercation last weekend between Robert Jaffe and 9 West founder Jerome Fisher dampened a society party at...
Magazine: Armchair Finance
A chief executive officer's first responsibility is to the shareholder. That's the refrain we hear so often to...

Book: Marketer's Guide to Community Benefit Reporting and IRS Form 990H
This book and CD-ROM shows healthcare marketers how to gather data effectively from every corner of their organizations...
Book: The HIM Director's Handbook, Second Ed.
This second edition is an updated version of the earlier best seller and details everything you need to know to direct...
Audio Conference: Manage Revenue Integrity and Audit Activity
During this 90-minue audio conference, our speakers will explain how to work across departments and build a strong...
Audio Conference: PEPPER for Critical Access Hospitals: Identify Your Audit Risk
During this 90-mintue audio conference, our speakers will explain PEPPER and tell you how to use your report to...
Audio Conference: Physician Supervision: Meet requirements in hospital outpatient departments
During this 90-minute audio conference, Kimberly Anderwood Hoy, JD, CPC will review requirements for supervision and...
Audio Conference: Optimizing PEPPER in the Audit Environment
Our experts cover changes to PEPPER, as well as provide advanced techniques and strategies for incorporating the data...
Audio Conference: Auditing Documentation for ICD-10:
Audio conference shows you what you need to do now to review your current ICD-9 documentation in preparation for...
Audio Conference: 2014 IPPS Final Rule Explained
The sheer volume of new payment and quality information, along with new patient status proposals that will be in the...