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5 Hospital Finance Questions to Ask Right Now
Late December is the time of year when we look at ahead with anticipation at what the future holds. With only days...
Web Exclusive: Getting Ahead of the Revenue Cycle Curve with Technology
The nation's recent economic downturn has spread the pain of increased healthcare costs from patient to provider, as...
Clearing the Confusion Around the Three-Day Rule
The three-day payment window rule has remained unchanged since its implementation in 1998, yet much confusion still...
Web Exclusive: 10 'Do-It-Now' Strategies to Boost Cash
Providers leave money on the table for one simple reason: They don't focus on the front end. To help healthcare...
RAC Auditors Interested in Providers' Placement Orders
Admission orders are an important area of focus for auditors charged with the responsibility of recouping improper...
RAC Changes Could Leave Providers Susceptible
With Recovery Audit Contractor HealthDataInsights looking specifically at underpayments, providers should be aware of...
From the hospital room to bankruptcy court
In the campaign to broaden support for the overhaul of American healthcare, few arguments have packed as much...
RAC Preparations Well Under Way Despite Budget Issues
Budgets are tight, but it seems that many healthcare providers are aware that setting aside resources to prepare for...
Providers Report First RAC Denials in Florida, South Carolina
Healthcare providers in several states received their first RAC denials. Connolly Healthcare, the Region C RAC for...
Providers Seek Information on Medicaid Integrity Contractors
At this point, thanks to a three-year demonstration project and a plethora of available information available for...

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...