The healthcare revenue cycle is changing at break neck speed. Staying up to date on CMS regulations as well as overall payer trends is critical in this time. The National Association of Healthcare Revenue Integrity’s 2018 Revenue Integrity Symposium is one of the best conferences for unbiased education on essential healthcare revenue cycle and revenue integrity topics.
As hospitals transform from volume-based to value-based reimbursement, the role and functions of the utilization review (UR) committee are evolving. Learn how to refocus UR and use it as a tool for success now and in the future.
The 2-midnight rule was designed to simplify decisions on whether to order inpatient or outpatient observation services for patients and to reduce the volume of observation cases. However, some hospitals and healthcare systems have reported that the rule has actually increased confusion around level of care, without lowering observation volumes.