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Growth in Medicare Advantage Surprises Even Experts
With so much turmoil in healthcare these days, Medicare Advantage (MA) is proving a bright spot for payers and patients, although many healthcare organizations have administrative headaches in...
Are You Prepared for High Deductible Health Plans?
Nearly all plans are affected by rising deductibles. Read this infographic to see facts that might be impacting you and your patients.
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Income Tax Returns Spike Patient Healthcare Spending
Patients appear to plan some of their medical care around the cash influx associated with income tax refunds. Many defer care until they have the cash in hand. Smart providers can plan for this.
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Rising Deductibles Drive More Patients to HSAs
If patients get sticker shock on their health plan deductibles in January, it’s bound to be contagious. Providers trying to get paid will catch it too.
Open Enrollment Sets Up a Challenging January 2018
2018 could be confusing and create anxiety for patients and providers will be on the front lines. Shorter open enrollment for some could lead to missed deadlines.
The High (and Hidden) Costs of Staff Turnover in Healthcare
Social Security Numbers to Disappear from Medicare Cards
Medicare beneficiaries start receiving cards in 2018 with new patient identifiers. Social Security numbers will no longer be used. ABILITY will be ready.
MACRA Reprieve for More Than 800,000 Physicians
More than 800,000 physicians are being relieved of MACRA reporting responsibilities for 2017. They are now receiving letters notifying them of their status.
4 Barriers to Addressing the Expanding Opioid Crisis
Opioids have been in the news as funds are pledged to address the crisis and revelations about the death of Prince unfold. Progress is underway, but slowly.
Occupational therapists deliver patient independence and cost savings
April is Occupational Therapy month and a chance to celebrate the cost-savings and quality of care OTs bring to the healthcare system.
Top 5 Challenges for Healthcare Executives
Discover the top 5 challenges from healthcare finance executives, along with solutions they’ve implemented for revenue cycle management.
Put Medicare Eligibility Monitoring on Autopilot
Automated Medicare eligibility software can help detect changes in patients’ Medicare coverage status and keep your billing up to date.
The Unwelcome Surprise: Patient Insurance Changes
[Infographic] Eligibility Checks: The Hard Way or the Easy Way?
Do you verify patients’ insurance on payer websites? Check out this infographic to see the streamlined workflow of insurance checking software.
Two groups could give telehealth the traction it needs
Telehealth is making inroads but its larger promise still seems far off. Veterans and Baby Boomers could change all of that.
Will physicians be burned by MACRA surprises?
MACRA is here and physicians and other providers eligible to bill Medicare should be collecting their data now, as it will impact their payments in 2019.
ABILITY | EASE® Medicare
This powerful Medicare revenue cycle management tool automates time-consuming Medicare eligibility verification and Medicare claims processes, and provides operational insights through analytics.
Value-based care: burden or benefit?