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Health Systems Considering Remote Revenue Cycle Management

A new survey found that 75% of health systems and large hospitals are considering permanent changes to revenue cycle management due to COVID-19, including more work from home positions. Source: Getty Images    Share on Twitter   By Jacqueline LaPointe September 15, 2020 – According to a new survey, large hospitals and health systems plan to permanently move more revenue … Continue reading

September 15, 2020 Post Types

Providers Confused by COVID-19 Coding, Claim Requirements

Providers Confused by COVID-19 Coding, Claim Requirements A new survey shows that confusion over COVID-19 coding and claim requirements is one of the top impacts the pandemic has had on revenue cycle operations. Source: Getty Images    Share on Twitter  By Jacqueline LaPointe August 31, 2020 – Erratic claim volumes and confusion over COVID-19 coding and claim requirements … Continue reading

August 31, 2020 Post Types

Surprise Billing Action Needed, But Hospitals Urge Congress to Wait

Surprise Billing Action Needed, But Hospitals Urge Congress to Wait A new report from HHS underscores the urgent need for a federal surprise billing solution, but AHA and other hospital groups hope Congress will wait until after the COVID-19 pandemic. Source: Getty Images  Share on Twitter  By Jacqueline LaPointe August 06, 2020 – Lawmakers are focused on addressing … Continue reading

August 6, 2020 Post Types

Hospitals Can Sell Patient Bad Debt to Charitable Orgs, OIG Says

Hospitals Can Sell Patient Bad Debt to Charitable Orgs, OIG Says A new advisory opinion says a medical debt forgiveness company would be able to purchase patient bad debt directly from hospitals without triggering the Anti-Kickback Statute. Source: Getty Images    Share on Twitter  By Jacqueline LaPointe July 29, 2020 – Charitable organizations like RIP Medical Debt can … Continue reading

July 29, 2020 Post Types

New Physician Compensation, Recruitment Take a Hit During Pandemic

New Physician Compensation, Recruitment Take a Hit During Pandemic New physician compensation is likely to decline temporarily as the number of new recruiting engagements drops by over 30% compared to last year, Merritt Hawkins reports. Source: Getty Images    Share on Twitter   By Jacqueline LaPointe July 23, 2020 – The physician market has become more competitive as a … Continue reading

July 23, 2020 Post Types
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