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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: 4 Ways to RAC-Proof Hospital Admissions
As we start the new year, financial leaders should ask their teams to make a resolution to prevent "wrong...
Web Exclusive: CDC Misplaced $8.2M in Property, Audit Shows
The federal government's top medical research laboratory cannot account for about $8.2 million in missing or...
Aetna posts higher 2Q profit up 42%
Health insurer Aetna Inc. said late Tuesday its second-quarter profit rose 42 percent, as the percentage of premiums...
Providers Should Prepare for RACs Expanding Into Medicaid
As part of the healthcare reform package approved last month, federal government agencies must expand the current...
RAC Inoculation
Hospitals and other healthcare organizations interested in preserving their Medicare revenue—including already...
Web Exclusive: What You Can Learn From 31 RAC Attacks
With so much noise about how to prepare for a RAC audit, maybe its best to go directly to the source for your intel...
Web Exclusive: New RAC FAQ Explores Communications, Review Topics
CMS released four new and updated Recovery Audit Contractor FAQ on Tuesday. The FAQ range from the broad ("Why is...
Healthcare Providers Might be Unaware of This RAC Fact
CMS recently released a new FAQ on the Recovery Audit Contractor program with important news that may have previously...

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...