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 Will Medicaid Expansion be repealed?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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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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FQHC Billing: 5 Things to Know about Medicare FQHC Reimbursement Rates

Jul 7, 2017 1:28:51 PM / by Altruis posted in FQHC, medicare reimbursement, Medicare

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When it comes to FQHC billing, Medicare reimbursement is a vital revenue stream for most federally qualified health centers (FQHCs). But many centers are missing out on the additional revenue they’re owed for Medicare Advantage patients.

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