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Read the latest on healthcare billing, admissions, revenue cycle management, and other industry trends.

  • Maximize revenue and monitor CCM program performance

    Maximize revenue and monitor CCM program performance

    Quality data drives wise decisions. That’s never been more true than in today’s healthcare environment. Think about your practice for a moment. How would you benefit from reports, enrollment...

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  • HICNs to MBIs for Medicare Eligibility: How to Handle the Switch

    By now, you are probably aware that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is no longer accepting SSN-based Health Insurance Claim Numbers (HICNs) for most transactions. The HICNs have...

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  • Prevent uncompensated claims in your Chronic Care Management (CCM) program

    Prevent uncompensated claims in your Chronic Care Management (CCM) program

    You go above and beyond every day to provide the best possible care for your patients. Unfortunately, many of the services you provide outside of face-to-face visits require extra time and...

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  • How to streamline clinical workflow and reduce staff stress

    How to streamline clinical workflow and reduce staff stress

    Did you know that over 40 million Medicare beneficiaries have multiple chronic conditions? Did you also know that people with chronic conditions account for over 75% of hospital stays, office...

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  • Increase awareness: Introduce your patients to CCM

    Increase awareness: Introduce your patients to CCM

    They say ignorance is bliss. While that may be true for some things in life, it certainly doesn’t apply to healthcare. And for patients with chronic conditions, being informed about care options...

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  • Avoid missed care coordination and income opportunities

    Avoid missed care coordination and income opportunities

    So, you’re thinking about starting a chronic care management (CCM) program, but not sure where to begin? If your objective is to avoid missed care opportunities AND increase your revenue… You’ve...

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  • What the HETS transition means to you

    What the HETS transition means to you

    Ready or not, a change is coming to your Medicare eligibility check process. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has officially announced the deadline for hospital, home healthcare,...

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  • Disrupting the status quo: staffing based on evidence

    Disrupting the status quo: staffing based on evidence

    “Meaningful and sustainable change to traditional staffing models is a moral imperative that requires urgent collaborative action.” That call to action from the American Association of...

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  • 3 Patient Billing Workflow Areas that are Costing You Money!

    3 Patient Billing Workflow Areas that are Costing You Money!

    Is your healthcare organization losing money to inefficient patient billing workflows? You’re likely all too familiar with the losses that you can incur from write-offs and denials, but you may be...

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  • 3 patient billing workflow areas that are costing you money!

    3 patient billing workflow areas that are costing you money!

    Is your healthcare organization losing money to inefficient patient billing workflows? You’re likely all too familiar with the losses that you can incur from write-offs and denials, but you may be...

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  • 5 hidden remittance problems that are holding you back — and how to fix them

    5 hidden remittance problems that are holding you back — and how to fix them

    How much are your remittances costing you? You may have hidden inefficiencies draining your time, labor and revenue. If any of the following issues sound familiar, you could benefit from a...

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  • 5 hidden remittance problems that are holding you back — and how to fix them

    5 hidden remittance problems that are holding you back — and how to fix them

    How much are your remittances costing you? You may have hidden inefficiencies draining your time, labor and revenue. If any of the following issues sound familiar, you could benefit from a...

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  • 3 ways to boost patient satisfaction and financial performance

    3 ways to boost patient satisfaction and financial performance

    When you think of patient satisfaction, patient payments is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. But, if you take a deeper look into your patient payment processes, you’ll find a lot...

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  • 3 ways to boost patient satisfaction and financial performance

    3 ways to boost patient satisfaction and financial performance

    When you think of patient satisfaction, patient payments is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. But, if you take a deeper look into your patient payment processes, you’ll find a lot...

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  • 3 Revenue Cycle Management Mistakes that Drain Revenue

    3 Revenue Cycle Management Mistakes that Drain Revenue

    Healthcare organizations have various metrics that help define and measure success. With so many moving parts, how do you determine what to prioritize? A strong and efficient revenue cycle is the...

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  • 3 Revenue Cycle Management Mistakes that Drain Revenue

    3 Revenue Cycle Management Mistakes that Drain Revenue

    Healthcare organizations have various metrics that help define and measure success. With so many moving parts, how do you determine what to prioritize? A strong and efficient revenue cycle is the...

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  • Market Share Made Simple: How Predictive Analytics and Insights Strengthen Your Competitive Advantage

    Market Share Made Simple: How Predictive Analytics and Insights Strengthen Your Competitive Advantage

    What do predictive analytics and insights have to do with getting more hospital referrals? When you brainstorm ways to gain more referral sources, what comes to mind first? You may think of...

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  • Market Share Made Simple: How Predictive Analytics and Insights Strengthen Your Competitive Advantage

    Market Share Made Simple: How Predictive Analytics and Insights Strengthen Your Competitive Advantage

    What do predictive analytics and insights have to do with getting more hospital referrals? When you brainstorm ways to gain more referral sources, what comes to mind first? You may think of...

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  • 4 Smart Ways to Prepare for PDPM

    4 Smart Ways to Prepare for PDPM

    The Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) that goes into effect on October 1 is the largest financial change the industry has seen in 20 years. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)...

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  • 4 Smart Ways to Prepare for PDPM

    4 Smart Ways to Prepare for PDPM

    The Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) that goes into effect on October 1 is the largest financial change the industry has seen in 20 years. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)...

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