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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...
Web Exclusive: Recent Change in CMS Manual Aims to Improve the RAC Program
A recent transmittal released by CMS implemented a number of changes to the Medicare Financial Management Manual that...
Magazine: Look for Underpayments on Internal RAC Audits
Many hospitals are trembling in fear of what the nationwide rollout of CMS' Recovery Audit Contractor program will do...
Web Exclusive: Let's Discuss the RAC Discussion Period
It seems that many providers still struggle to understand the Recovery Audit Contractor discussion period that CMS has...
Web Exclusive: Have a RAC Question? CMS Has Some Answers
While none of the newest Recovery Audit Contractor FAQs released by CMS are particularly surprising, they are perhaps a...
Be Prepared for Recovery Audit Contractors
A three-year pilot program launched in 2006 helped CMS start taking a much closer look at Medicare claims, processes...
RAC Protest Resolved: CMS to Continue RAC Program Implementation
CMS announced February 6 the permanent RAC program is once again underway as the RAC bid protests filed by Viant, Inc...
Web Exclusive: Ready or Not, Here Come the RACs
Recovery audit contractors are coming, if not this year then next. And they will be authorized to look through your...
Scariest Halloween Costume: RAC Man
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is moving forward with its permanent RAC initiative despite the...

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...