News & Analysis

August 15, 2017
Medicare Web

HCPro announces the launch of a new professional association serving the healthcare revenue integrity community, the National Association of Healthcare Revenue Integrity (NAHRI).

July 12, 2017
HIM Briefings

The Joint Commission continues to provide excellent resources to help healthcare organizations stay ready for surveys, as well as resources that help them meet and understand the intent of standards and elements of performance.

July 1, 2017
Briefings on APCs

As CMS and third-party payers have looked for ways to treat patients in the outpatient setting and reduce inpatient volumes, CMS has used the 2-midnight rule, in addition to other methods, to treat patients as outpatients or in observation whenever possible.

June 12, 2017
Medicare Web

What guidance do you have for building a denial management team?

May 24, 2017
HIM Briefings

When it comes to dealing with Medicare Recovery Auditors (RACs), there is never a dull moment for HIM professionals. Any shift in the RAC program quickly emerges as front-page news for HIM leaders.

May 3, 2017
HIM Briefings

Overcoming barriers to care for LGBT individuals can require a culture shift at an organization, but it can be as simple as adding additional options to forms. It’s up to organizations to close the gap, and HIM plays a central role in identifying barriers, implementing change, and fostering a culturally competent environment.