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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...
Web Exclusive: 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...
Web Exclusive: 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...
Web Exclusive: 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...
Web Exclusive: SGR Fix Gets Cool Industry Reception
The controversial sustainable growth rate formula that is slated to ultimately cut physician payments by 25...
Web Exclusive: 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...
Web Exclusive: 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...
Web Exclusive: HHS Awards $131M for Health Professions Workforce
Grants totaling nearly $131 million will be used to strengthen and expand the health professions workforce, Department...
Web Exclusive: Physicians' Performance-based Incentive Plans Increasing
Annual performance-based incentive plans are growing for physicians in both presence and scale, according to...
Health pilot eyes a new approach to reimbursement
Pay-for-performance may be coming to New Hampshire’s healthcare industry. Under a five-year pilot program...

Book: 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...
Webcast: 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...
Continuing Education: 7th Annual ACDIS conference
The 2014 Seventh Annual ACDIS Conference will feature a diverse range of sessions on the latest trends and cutting-edge...