StrategyWhen Births Go Horribly Wrong, Florida Protects Doctors and Forces Families to Pay the Price
A Florida program designed to reduce doctors' malpractice bills strips families of their right to sue, offering instead a one-time...
FinanceCMS Begins Recouping Accelerated Medicare Payments
Payments will be recouped at a rate of 50% for six months after the initial 11-month period.
Revenue CycleQ&A: Revenue Code Assignment for COVID-19 Monoclonal Antibodies
To prevent triggering a copay or deductible, CMS instructs institutional providers to bill monoclonal antibodies similar to vaccines.
Covid-19ACP Makes Recommendations for COVID-19 Vaccine Administration and Payment
The group recommends that payers inform care teams of all billing and coding information necessary to obtain prompt reimbursement for...
Revenue CycleResponding to Pre-payment Audits
HIM leaders will need to dig into pre-payment audit activity at their organization.
Revenue CycleSurvey: High-Income Patients Most Likely to Delay Care
Patients of all income levels need flexible payment options for their healthcare bills.
Revenue CycleHonorHealth Teams with OODA Health, BCBS of Arizona
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona members who are treated by HonorHealth will be able to use the OODAPay platform...
FinanceContinuing Resolution Delays $4B DSH Cuts For One Week
President Donald J. Trump is expected to sign the resolution, which delays a government shutdown that would have taken effect...
Revenue CycleMedicare Payment for COVID-19 Vaccines
For vaccines requiring two or more doses, the agency will pay $16.94 for the first dose and $28.39 for the...
FinanceCMS: Medicare FFS Improper Payments Down $15B Since 2016
The decline was due in part to improvements in home health, including a $5.9 billion decrease in estimated improper payments...
StrategyEssential Steps for Risk Analysis
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has made available a free web-based risk analysis tool...
Revenue Cycle6 Action Items for Your Denials Management Plan
Kimberly Scaccia, vice president of revenue cycle at Mercyhealth, outlines a methodical, multistep action plan for creating a denials management...