Turn ICD-10 Panic into Peace of Mind

Nightmare-catEver had the “unprepared student” dream? You know, the one where you show up late for your most important exam, can’t find the classroom and don’t remember anything you studied? That feeling of fear and stress isn’t something you want to relive – especially not in real life!

The one-year countdown to ICD-10 officially began on October 1, and it’s the ideal time to make sure you’re on track for a worry-free transition. By evaluating key components of the conversion, you can determine what must be accomplished in these final months: Read more

Live CEU Webinar: Protect Revenue and Be Ready for ICD-10

storm-brewingIf you aren’t prepared for the October 1, 2015, ICD-10 transition date—including the detailed clinical documentation required–you risk delays in reimbursement due to denied claims. Can your practice afford this?

Learn how to implement clinical documentation improvements (CDI) and execute strategies to ensure minimal ICD-10 cash flow disruptions by attending a live webinar on Tuesday, October 21st at 1:00 pm EDT/10:00 am PDT: Protect Revenue and Be Ready for ICD-10. Register now. Read more

Trying to Improve Patient Collections? Think Happy!

Im-so-happy-for-you.-Im-just-happy-periodYou know the type: Optimistic, glad to be alive, glass-half-full people. If life gave us soundtracks according to attitude, they’d be followed by Pharrell Williams’ “Happy.” But did you know their positive outlook can even extend to routine tasks like paying healthcare bills?

In her recent presentation, “Maximizing Patient Collections,” Elizabeth Woodcock, MBA, FACMPE, CPC, divided patients into three categories: the Happies, Nudgers and Refusers. Of course, these categories aren’t meant to represent the entirety of a person, but their behavior toward payment. (And sadly, the Happies aren’t followed around by minions bouncing along to Pharrell’s catchy melody.) Physician practices can, however, get more clarity on how to collect through these categorizations: Read more

Webinar Recording Now Available: New Reimbursement Models in a Value-Based World

webinar-iconThanks to everyone who attended our webinar, New Reimbursement Models in a Value-Based World, on September 11th. During the webinar industry expert and author Deborah Walker Keegan, PhD, FACMPE, discussed the variety of reimbursement reform models and the steps organizations can take to align their revenue cycle with value-based payment.

To learn more, click here to download a recording of this webinar. After you’ve listened, let us know if you have any questions or comments.