Altruis Blog

How States and Hospitals Benefit From Medicaid Expansion

Apr 22, 2019 7:03:00 AM / by Chris Caspar, CEO posted in Behavioral Health, medicare reimbursement, RetroPay, Revenue Cycle Management, Medicaid, News, CMS, HRSA, medicaid eligible, medicaid eligibility

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Medicaid expansion has helped safety net clinics stay afloat, reach more patients and reduce uncompensated care. That’s important to remember as the Trump administration again tries to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and as state and local leaders move ahead with efforts to limit--perhaps even undermine--Medicaid. Will Medicaid Expansion be repealed? If Trump has his way then it certainly will. 

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How the Right Technology Helps with Behavioral Health Diagnosis

Dec 11, 2018 2:27:33 PM / by Chris Caspar, CEO posted in Behavioral Health, medicare chronic care management, PreValuate, behavioral health assessments, Chronic Care Management, Medicaid, Medical Billing Service, Billing Solutions, CMS, HRSA

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The gradually maturing discipline of affective neuroscience is beginning to showcase emotion as much more than a simple reaction to stimuli. Biologists are beginning to accurately predict behavioral states from emotional databanks. Psychologists are collaborating with technologists and neurologists to define a new wave of behavioral health studies, and the results may affect us sooner than we think.

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CMS Regulatory Changes and Potential FQHC Impact

Nov 28, 2018 10:39:28 AM / by Chris Caspar, CEO posted in FQHC, medicare reimbursement, Medicaid, Medical Billing Service, Medicare, RHC, Billing Solutions, CMS, HRSA, MACRA

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Need another resolution for 2019? Probably not, but we have one for you anyway, and it’s important. We’re counseling our safety-net clients to pay closer attention to what’s going on with CMS.

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