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Berwick Announces CMS Final VBP Rules
Donald Berwick, MD, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services administrator, has presented the final set...
Pay for Performance Doesn't Deliver, Study Concludes
Data shows that P4P does not offer any benefit to patients with hypertension, despite the enormous administrative costs...
Salary Hikes for Healthcare Workers Expected to Lag Other Industries
Healthcare workers can expect an average base salary increase of 2.6% in 2011. That's slightly below increases of...
Medicare Pays Non-Radiologists More than Radiologists for MRI, CT
Medicare payments for non-invasive diagnostic imaging scans are higher to non-radiologists than to radiologists...
SGR Fix Gets Cool Industry Reception
The controversial sustainable growth rate formula that is slated to ultimately cut physician payments by 25...
It's Good to Be in Healthcare
Despite all the ululating about shrinking reimbursements and the impact of federal healthcare reform, and any of a...
Hospital Compensation Growth Falls in Line with Larger Economy
The quarterly cost to hospitals for growth in wages, salaries, and total compensation has steadily declined over the...
How to Boost Post-Discharge Revenue, Customer Service
The healthcare model is set up to lower costs and ignore almost all the basic rules of customer service, loyalty, and...
HHS Awards $131M for Health Professions Workforce
Grants totaling nearly $131 million will be used to strengthen and expand the health professions workforce, Department...
Physicians' Performance-based Incentive Plans Increasing
Annual performance-based incentive plans are growing for physicians in both presence and scale, according to...
The Compliance Officer's Handbook, 2nd Edition
This revised edition is packed with even more practical tools, case studies, tips and tools, sample audits, and sample...
Value-Based Purchasing and Documentation Improvement
If your CDI program has not incorporated value-based purchasing (VBP) measures into its review efforts, now is the time...
7th Annual ACDIS conference
The 2014 Seventh Annual ACDIS Conference will feature a diverse range of sessions on the latest trends and cutting-edge...
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