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AHCA Impact On Payers

The American Health Care Act (AHCA) made its debut. Not many people in government and healthcare industries expect quick passage of the AHCA in its initial form, but understanding the differences with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) sets a framework for how payers prepare for the final version. Fair to say, every organization must make adjustments and the pressures for building internal organization-level efficiencies increase.

By | 2017-04-10T11:59:00+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Trends, Uncategorized|0 Comments

AHCA Impact On Providers

The American Health Care Act (AHCA) made its debut. Not many people in government and healthcare industries expect quick passage of the AHCA in its initial form, but understanding the differences with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) sets a framework for how providers prepare for the final version. Fair to say, every organization must make adjustments and the pressures for building internal organization-level efficiencies increase.

By | 2017-04-02T13:27:54+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Trends, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Most Bang: Impactful Metrics For RCM

Analyzing your revenue cycle from start to finish can lead to recouping significant revenue dollars for your organization. Knowing what are the most impactful metrics sets revenue cycle experts apart.

Necessary Evil? 5 Medical Necessity Criteria Issues To Overcome

In the 1970s, as part of the extended managed care infrastructure, new external institutions for supervision of medical necessity, appropriateness, and quality of care were formed. Even after these many decades of use, medical necessity criteria present five issues that still cause grief and need attention for MNC success.

By | 2017-04-02T13:27:55+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Physician Advisor/Peer Review, Services, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stretching Medical Directors Too Far?

As healthcare continues to change, so do some of the roles within the industry, but no role has perhaps experienced a shift quite as significant as the Medical Director.  This position has taken on a dramatic evolutionary shift in responsibility and scope. The roles and responsibilities now require stretching medical director skills into contract negotiations, group dynamics, organizational development, team management, and many areas not covered in a traditional medical curricula.

By | 2017-04-05T11:40:03+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Training, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Doing More With Less: Positive Cost Containment

Positive cost containment can begin with not paying for down time. Administrative resources dedicated to case and claim processing sit on your books as solid, steady expense while the processing pipeline swings dramatically. Paying overtime when backlogs occur will definitely impact the monthly administrative budgets. A number of other factors also contribute to these swings.

By | 2017-04-02T13:27:55+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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