Tag: RCM


Revenue Cycle Will Be The Main Focus Of Advocacy For 2023

Each year the American Hospital Association (AHA) releases an advocacy agenda focusing on key areas in need of “critical support” for hospitals and health systems, and this year, quite a few key areas will be focused on your revenue cycle. “Hospitals and health systems are dealing with unprecedented challenges as they manage the aftershocks and […]
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EHR-RCM Integration Can Improve Revenue Cycle Efficiency

Partnering with a vendor that provides EHR and RCM capabilities helped one healthcare organization boost communication and improve revenue cycle efficiency for 150 care centers. Leveraging automation for revenue cycle management (RCM) processes can streamline tasks and improve efficiencies. Specifically, partnering with an EHR vendor helped a healthcare organization to achieve $1 billion in patient […]
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Medical Coding News – August 2021

What are the latest code changes? Get the facts, fast. This month, there’s new billing guidance for a COVID-19 vaccine; there are three new HCPCS Level II codes for COVID-19 therapeutic injections; and Medicare payment allowances for the 2021-22 influenza vaccine codes have been released. FDA Approves COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine received the green […]
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CMS Prior Authorization—operational And Financial Impact

CMS has expanded the prior authorization requirement to two new service categories within hospital outpatient department services. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has expanded the prior authorization requirement for two additional hospital outpatient department (OPD) services. Effective with date of service July 1, 2021, CMS has expanded the prior authorization requirement to […]
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HCPCS Level II codes for CAR-T Coding Update

C9076 is the newest addition to the list of HCPCS Level II codes for CAR-T therapies, effective July 1. Learn the latest changes to reporting products and procedures related to Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy to ensure proper medical coding and billing of CAR-T services furnished to Medicare patients. Review the Basics CAR-T is […]
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Hospitals Use Supply Chain Analytics to Recover from COVID-19 Losses

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged healthcare networks throughout the U.S. in unprecedented ways. As financial losses are being surveyed, new opportunities have emerged for hospitals and health systems to not only recover from those losses, but also simultaneously establish cost-saving initiatives in the perioperative area by using optimized supply chain analytics. Healthcare organizations are also recognizing the […]
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How Hospitals Are Changing Revenue Cycle Processes Due to COVID-19

As an effort to understand what changes hospitals are making in response to COVID-19, HBI is currently surveying revenue cycle professionals on how their organizations have altered, might alter, or will not alter revenue cycle processes. The following are highlights of HBI survey results as of April 3, 2020. We will continue to update these […]
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Mastering Revenue Cycle Management

Doctors are fond of complaining that they didn’t go to medical school in order to practice business, but independent physicians do spend much of their time on their practices’ finances. That requires mastering revenue cycle management (RCM), the financial process practices use to administer all the functions associated with claims processing, payment, and revenue generation. […]
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