One of the most stressful situations a patient can encounter is navigating through a hospital stay. Throughout the process, the patient and family are trying to wrap their heads around the entire experience but forget the financial impact.Read More
At the simplest, Relative Value Units (RVUs) measure the value used in Medicare reimbursements for physician services.Read More
Co-authored by Chris McShanag, VP Healthcare Provider Solutions
Last week in Las Vegas, Nevada, senior representatives from the Trump Administration and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) spoke at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference, restating the administration’s commitment to overhaul “meaningful use”, place patients in the driver...Read More
While almost any business would leap at the chance to increase revenue by 4 percent or avoid an equivalent revenue loss, in the healthcare provider payments landscape, such outcomes can be held in the balance by confusing new legislation. Despite increasing cost pressures and tighter private payer margins, many providers are not taking the steps necessary to prepare for a current high-impact...Read More
In today’s healthcare landscape, data grows continuously and at ever-increasing speeds, creating new challenges for a challenged industry.
There are clear and present drivers, not the least of which is the Affordable Care Act (ACA) adding 10 million plus patients to the healthcare ecosystem. Imagine the data implications of those additional patients: new patient records, additional personal...Read More