Efficient, correct, and compliant release of information (ROI) processes are necessary to support patient care, legal processes, reimbursement, and patients’ rights. Give ROI staff and leaders a shot of energy with targeted training that adapts to their needs. Succinct modules, interaction, and a positive attitude can have a ripple effect on the department.
In today’s uncertain regulatory environment, establishing an internal audit process is more important than ever to ensure proper billing and reimbursement. Follow these eight steps to establish an efficient internal audit and compliance program.
Preventive care is an essential component of rural health clinic services, but Medicare's coverage and billing rules for these services—including annual exams and vaccines—can be complicated to navigate.
Many hospitals find that their Patient Safety Indicator (PSI) ratios remain high despite doing a spectacular job of addressing these events and exclusions. That may be because they fail to realize that the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has a risk-adjustment methodology that predicts each of these PSIs and is dependent upon the documentation and coding of PSI-sensitive risk factors.