Altruis Blog

What We're Reading- April 15th

Apr 12, 2019 4:14:36 PM / by Ingrid Korgemagi, VP Marketing

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: What We Are Reading

  •  "Safety net hospitals near 'breaking point,' advocacy group says" This one is a scary one for us as safety net providers are a core client group for Altruis. The article focuses on Medicaid's Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) cuts and how it will impact facility margins.   Article 
  • "Ask KFF: MaryBeth Musumeci Answers 3 Questions on Kentucky, Arkansas Medicaid Work and Reporting Requirement Cases" Keeping up with the specifics of your state's demonstration waivers and how they impact your reimbursement can be a challenge, especially when changes in other states can potentially impact yours. Decisions on work requirements in Arkansas and (proposed) in Kentucky will likely impact several other states and this article tells you how: Article
  • "Uber files for IPO: 5 healthcare notes" Ride sharing in healthcare has been hitting the news frequently these days. Even thought some practitioners aren't a fan of the idea (particularly in critical situations), it does seem like companies like Uber and Lyft are going to hit the market with a fully HipAA-compliant solution. Article

Topics: FQHC, Revenue Cycle Management, Medicaid, Medical Billing Service, News