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Top 6 Financial Game Changers for Hospitals
It's been a challenging year for healthcare executives with fiduciary responsibilities. Legislative reform, rising...
Web Exclusive: Summa Health System Reports Economic Impact of $2B
Summa Health System has generated $2.86 billion in economic impact and provided nearly $111 million in community...
Web Exclusive: Sebelius Cautions Insurers on Rate Hikes
Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says insurers with unjustified rate increases...
Web Exclusive: Medical Groups: Litigation Expenses to Cost Taxpayers $1 Billion
A reversal of federal policy that lets trial lawyers use litigation expenses as tax deductions would result in more...
Hospital monopolies ruin MRI bill as Sutter gets price it wants
After Mark Logsdon tore a ligament in his knee skiing at Lake Tahoe in March, he returned home to suburban Sacramento...
Insurers defend limited-benefit health policies
The new health overhaul law aims to end all annual dollar limits on health insurance policies by 2014. Federal...
Harvard Pilgrim seeks ’global payments’
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care will move towards “global payment” contracts with hospitals and doctors, CEO...
Blue Cross of MA agrees to reduce rate increase
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, the state’s largest health insurer, has agreed to reduce a dramatic rate...
States waiting on Congress for extra Medicaid funds, COBRA subsidies could be gone for good
A Senate effort to extend federal help to states struggling with swelling Medicaid rolls hit a road...
Health law augurs transfer of funds from old to young
Across the country, dozens of private insurers that run Medicare Advantage plans are preparing to pare dental, vision...

Medicare Boot Camp - Long-Term Care Version
Topics covered during this intensive, four-day course include Medicare coverage, billing, coding and payment for long...
Book: The New Era of Healthcare: Practical Strategies for Providers and Payers
This book focuses on methods to forge a partnership between healthcare providers and managed care payers. It contains...
Book: The How-To Manual for Rehab Documentation, Third Edition
Since our last edition, there have been significant changes to the rules and regulations surrounding documentation in...
Book: Healthcare Price, Cost & Utilization Benchmarks, Volume VI
Whether you are a healthcare provider or a managed care organization, up-to-date benchmarks are critical to successful...
Book: CMS Publication 100-4 Chapter 10: CMS Home Health Billing Manual
This handy manual, updated to reflect 2010 changes, is a great resource for finding answers quickly and easily when...