Business
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Medicare Rates Set to Soar

philcsolomon - October 15, 2015

 The Fed is talking about raising interest rates and now Congress so far has failed to find a way to stave off an unprecedented premium increase for…

UPDATED POST: Salami Tactics and IRS 501(r)
Policy & Law
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Policy & Law
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UPDATED POST: Salami Tactics and IRS 501(r)

philcsolomon - October 12, 2015

 Has The IRS Used Salami Tactics to Update IRS 501(r)?   Has The IRS Used Salami Tactics to Update IRS 501(r)?  Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care…

Top 80 Wackiest ICD-10 Codes
Finance
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Finance
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Top 80 Wackiest ICD-10 Codes

philcsolomon - September 30, 2015

 The U.S. healthcare system needs an overhaul. I don’t know of anyone who would disagree with me. Beginning tomorrow, October 1st health providers will transition to a…

Top at Risk DRG’s in the Post ICD-10 Era & How to Proactively Address Coding Challenges
Finance
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Finance
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Top at Risk DRG’s in the Post ICD-10 Era & How to Proactively Address Coding Challenges

philcsolomon - September 28, 2015

 ICD-10 is expected to be fraught with significant challenges to coding quality because:  ICD-10 is expected to be fraught with significant challenges to coding quality because:Dealing with…

How Health IT Plans to Focus on Patient-centered Healthcare
Medical Innovations
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Medical Innovations
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How Health IT Plans to Focus on Patient-centered Healthcare

philcsolomon - September 25, 2015

   On Monday, September 23rd the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), outlined their continued vision,…

Revenue Cycle Integrity Must Precede Data Analytics
Business
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Business
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Revenue Cycle Integrity Must Precede Data Analytics

philcsolomon - September 21, 2015

   The transition to value-based payment calls for healthcare systems to rethink and redesign care delivery across services lines. Service line management is well defined in the…

Healthcare Executives – Keep Calm and Be A King for A Day
Business
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Business
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Healthcare Executives – Keep Calm and Be A King for A Day

philcsolomon - August 14, 2015

 King for a Day: Winning Strategies in Post-Reform Healthcare         King for a Day: Winning Strategies in Post-Reform Healthcare       David Johnson, 4SightHealth CEO – Great leaders ask great questions. Banner Health’s…

CMS Finds More Than 10% of Payments Paid Improperly
Business
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Business
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CMS Finds More Than 10% of Payments Paid Improperly

philcsolomon - August 4, 2015

   GAO Report Identifies Vulnerabilities in CMS’s Enrollment ProcessTo enroll in Medicare, providers and suppliers must use the Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System (PECOS). According to…

High-Deductible Insurance and Rising Bad Debt
Business
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Business
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High-Deductible Insurance and Rising Bad Debt

philcsolomon - July 24, 2015

   The High-Deductible DilemmaHospitals and physician groups are carefully watching the growing popularity of high-deductible health plans (HDHP) which result in patients taking on more of a…

Five Facts about ICD-10 from CMS
Hospital Administration
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Hospital Administration
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Five Facts about ICD-10 from CMS

philcsolomon - May 10, 2015

There are so many uncertainties surrounding the ICD-10 transition, it’s helpful when CMS offers information and feedback to help providers understand what they are getting into. If you…