A recent analysis of patient financial transactions from more than 800 hospitals noted performance disparities among managed care payers for revenue cycle key performance indicators where accounts receivable and denials are concerned.
Case managers provide value across many healthcare settings and specialties. In particular, their interpersonal and communication skills can prove invaluable in the area of workers’ compensation, according to CMSA Today.
Handling requests for information from law enforcement can throw staff for a loop. Most staff are aware of their organization’s policies and the basic HIPAA requirements for disclosing patient information to family members, friends, and other individuals such as legal guardians. But handling requests from law enforcement officials can be a different matter.