Q: Our utilization review (UR) committee originally took a more strictly peer review role but over time its scope and responsibilities have broadened. We're not sure that it still makes sense for the UR committee to be categorized as a subcommittee of the medical staff. What is the current recommended reporting structure for a UR committee?
The Revenue Integrity Symposium is filled with so much information that applies to all levels of revenue integrity from those of us in the trenches to management. It will be my third year attending and I’m still finding new sessions to attend. And the networking is amazing!
The Revenue Integrity Symposium is the only conference I have seen that is packed with sessions that will give revenue integrity professionals practical information that they can take back and institute the next day to help their facility success financially.
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.