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What We're Reading- July 8th

Jul 8, 2019 11:45:00 AM / 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: stock-image-199521488-xl-2015

  •  "Explaining Texas v. U.S.: A Guide to the 5th Circuit Appeal in the Case Challenging the ACA" On July 9, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit will hear oral argument in Texas v. U.S., the next round of litigation challenging the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The appeals court is reviewing a federal trial court’s decision that the ACA’s minimum essential coverage provision (known as the individual mandate) is unconstitutional and, as a result, requires the entire ACA to be overturned. Article 
  • "Considering the patient as a whole, including their pocketbook". In an editorial post in Modern Healthcare, Editor Aurora Auguilar shares her family's experience with medical bills, deductibles and how they affect patients from all walks of life.  Article
  • "ICD-10-CM coding changes released for FY 2020: 5 takeaways" CMS has provided ICD-10-CM coding updates for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, 2019, and ending Sept. 30, 2020.  Article

Topics: medicare reimbursement, Revenue Cycle Management, Medicaid, Medicare, News, RHC, CMS

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