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In CO, a tale of two hospitals
Aspen Valley Hospital will give its employees an average pay increase of 2.4% this month, while the Vail Valley...
How to Be RAC-Ready in 2011
In this Q&A, HCPro's director of Medicare and Compliance, Kimberly Anderwood Hoy,  discusses Recovery Audit...
RAC-Withdrawn Reviews, Explained
Claims are increasingly being closed by recovery audit contractors for reasons beyond the understanding of many...
Web Exclusive: Slashing Medicare Reimbursements Curbs Treatment Overuse
Cuts in Medicare reimbursements for services that have mixed applications can reduce unnecessary use without reducing...
NC could save millions on inmates’ care
    The state could save an estimated $11.5 million a year by requiring that hospitals and other...
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...
Seniors face modest Medicare hike, better benefits
Seniors will see a modest increase in their Medicare prescription premiums next year, but benefits will also improve...
Hospitals say more insured patients can’t pay
It's no surprise that the struggling economy has made it harder for hospitals to collect money from patients who have...
Doctors and hospitals team up for payment reform
Across Texas, hospital systems are scooping up physician groups and solo practitioners, scrambling to create the kinds...
Aetna extends Novant coverage for 30 days
As Novant Health and Aetna health insurance company continue negotiations for a new contract, Aetna announced Wednesday...

Medicare Boot Camp - Critical Access Hospital
Medicare Boot Camp – Critical Access Hospital Version, is a three–day intensive course on Medicare...
Continuing Education: Medicare Compliance Forum: Las Vegas, NV
Attend the Medicare Compliance Forum to discover practical and innovative approaches to addressing key Medicare...
Audio Conference: 3-Day Payment Window:
Ease the burden of the CMS updates. Let our experts interpret and guide you through the new guidance in this live...
Audio Conference: Acute and Chronic Renal Failure Coding:
Our experts address new AKIN criteria, acute vs. chronic kidney disease, and other clinical aspects of renal failure...
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...
Audio Conference: Revenue Cycle Digital Library - Reimbursement - Single User Access
A searchable, Web-based resource that provides online access to HCPro’s expertly developed Medicare reimbursement books...
Audio Conference: Injections and Infusions: Identify and Overcome Top Coding Challenges
Join us for this 90-minute audio conference in which our expert speakers, Jugna Shah, MPH, and Valerie A. Rinkle, MPA...