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What We're Reading- May 20th

May 20, 2019 7:03:00 AM / by Ingrid Korgemagi, VP Marketing posted in medicare reimbursement, Revenue Cycle Management, Medicaid, Medical Billing Service, News, RHC

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No matter if you are on the facility or the partner side of Revenue Cycle Management, there is a lot of information, both legal and regulatory, to keep up with to maximize reimbursements. Here are a few things of interest that we are reading right now: 

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What We're Reading- May 13th

May 13, 2019 7:03:00 AM / by Ingrid Korgemagi, VP Marketing posted in medicare reimbursement, Revenue Cycle Management, Medicaid, Medical Billing Service, News, RHC

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No matter if you are on the facility or the partner side of Revenue Cycle Management, there is a lot of information, both legal and regulatory, to keep up with to maximize reimbursements. Here are a few things of interest that we are reading right now: 


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Reducing Hospital Readmissions: Adjusted re-admission penalties may now be fairer, but they remain potentially devastating to safety-net hospitals

May 7, 2019 2:12:23 PM / by Chris Caspar, CEO posted in FQHC, medicare chronic care management, medicare reimbursement, Revenue Cycle Management, Chronic Care Management, Medicare, denials, reducing hospital readmissions

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Hospital readmission penalties seem to have been working as intended, by driving down 30-
day hospital readmissions and saving Medicare roughly $2.3 billion between 2010 and
2016. The unintended consequence, however, was that hospitals serving the poorest of
the poor were the most frequently penalized. Medicare has made changes to mitigate
that, but safety-net hospitals still struggle with reducing hospital readmissions largely attributable to social determinants of care, and they still risk penalties that could push them over the fiscal
edge. 

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What We're Reading- May 6th

May 6, 2019 7:03:00 AM / by Ingrid Korgemagi, VP Marketing posted in medicare reimbursement, Revenue Cycle Management, Medicaid, Medical Billing Service, News, RHC

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No matter if you are on the facility or the partner side of Revenue Cycle Management, there is a lot of information, both legal and regulatory, to keep up with to maximize reimbursements. Here are a few things of interest that we are reading right now: 

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What We're Reading- April 29th

Apr 29, 2019 7:03:00 AM / by Ingrid Korgemagi, VP Marketing posted in medicare reimbursement, Revenue Cycle Management, Medicaid, Medical Billing Service, News, RHC

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No matter if you are on the facility or the partner side of Revenue Cycle Management, there is a lot of information, both legal and regulatory, to keep up with to maximize reimbursements. Here are a few things of interest that we are reading right now: 

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