FinanceHCC Capture: 3 Ways to Ensure Payment
Coding specificity, education, and CMS monitoring are key for capturing Hierarchical Condition Categories.
FinanceAbout 30 New Lawsuits Await Supreme Court Input in High-Stakes DSH Payments Case
In latest filing, HHS argues there's a broader principle at play than the potential reimbursements totaling up to $4 billion.
InnovationAsynchronous Virtual Visits Save Time, Provide Effective Care
Despite lagging regulations and reimbursement challenges, one provider says individual health systems can change how they do business using virtual...
StrategySouthwest Health System Fires 3 C-Suite Execs
The CEO, CNO, and chief of ambulatory services were dismissed from their posts immediately.
NursingHow Will ADL Scoring Change Under RCS-1?
Industry experts help providers navigate upcoming changes scheduled for October.
FinanceThe Dawn of Consumerism: Key trends and strategies for healthcare consumerism
A new day has arrived where consumers can take charge of their healthcare-- demanding greater transparency and information access. As...
Clinical CareHow Much Does a CAUTI Cost?
The prevailing notion that a catheter-associated urinary tract infection costs about $1,000 is 'an underestimate and an oversimplification,' say two...
InnovationMedicare to Reimburse for Telestroke Regardless of Location
The FAST Act changes Medicare rules to expand telestroke reimbursement to urban and suburban hospitals.
InnovationMissouri Mulls Looser Telemedicine Rules
A new bill would allow reimbursement for telehealth visits that meet the same standard of care as in-person visits.