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5 ways providers can solve their most common Medicare billing challenges

5 ways providers can solve their most…

According to recent research, the number of adults over the age of 65 is growing at a rate of about…

How billing services can achieve optimal revenue cycle management 

How billing services can achieve optimal revenue…

Billing services are experiencing unprecedented demand. According to a recent report, the aging population, expansions in government coverage eligibility and…

Three benefits of switching to electronic claim attachments

Three benefits of switching to electronic claim…

One of the biggest strains on the healthcare industry remains its reliance on paper and manual processes. The combination often…

Revenue cycle 101: charity care screening

Revenue cycle 101: charity care screening

Your introduction to the basics of the healthcare revenue cycle. This week: charity care screening. What is charity care screening?…

How front-end automation supports a more efficient + precise revenue cycle

How front-end automation supports a more efficient…

How using an effective automation strategy in key front-end areas of your revenue cycle grows reimbursement and creates a stronger patient financial experience.

Revenue cycle 101: denial and appeal management

Revenue cycle 101: denial and appeal management

How and why an insurance claim is denied, what the appeal process looks like and how automation is transforming the process.

5 success strategies every Federally Qualified Health Center needs to know

5 success strategies every Federally Qualified Health…

Five strategies for FQHCs to reduce denials, administrative burden and manual workflows while maximizing reimbursement.

The future of Medicare Advantage: what providers need to know

Health Systems + Hospitals Physician + Specialty Practices

The future of Medicare Advantage: what providers…

Outlining the key changes to Medicare Advantage, from cost-sharing adjustments to new, expanded coverage options.

Put analytics to work for your organization

Put analytics to work for your organization

Four tips for healthcare organizations of any size or specialitiy for using analytics to get the most out of their rev cycle data.

4 steps to getting the most out of your analytics

4 steps to getting the most out…

Learn about four simple steps healthcare organizations can take to get the most out of the data that powers the revenue cycle.

How the right coverage detection solution can increase revenue + ease burden on your staff

Health Systems + Hospitals Physician + Specialty Practices

How the right coverage detection solution can…

See how the right tech + tools help providers collect more from payers—rather than patients—and boost staff productivity.

6 telehealth rev cycle metrics to track right now [updated]

Health Systems + Hospitals Partners Physician + Specialty Practices

6 telehealth rev cycle metrics to track…

The core telehealth metrics you need to track to ensure billing accuracy, maximize payer reimbursement and reduce claim rejections and denials.

Why patients aren’t using your patient portal

Health Systems + Hospitals Physician + Specialty Practices

Why patients aren’t using your patient portal

Patient portals are crucial for any modern provider's rev cycle--so why are people often so reluctant to use them?

Automating claim status checks to accelerate cash

Health Systems + Hospitals Physician + Specialty Practices

Automating claim status checks to accelerate cash

How successful healthcare organizations mange claim inquiries with solutions that automatically review + edit claims pre-submission.

Why basic eligibility checks may be costing you

Health Systems + Hospitals Physician + Specialty Practices

Why basic eligibility checks may be costing…

How comprehensive, automated benefit eligibility solution reduces denials, increases reimbursement and drives revenue.

Provide automated estimates for better financial counseling

Provide automated estimates for better financial counseling

The push to get more people signed up for insurance plans through the ACA is ramping up during the ongoing…

5 key takeaways from Becker’s Pediatric Leadership Forum

5 key takeaways from Becker’s Pediatric Leadership…

The pediatric revenue cycle: how to bolster the bottom line and support the mission of children’s hospitals Children’s hospitals offer…

How price transparency can help you drive revenue

How price transparency can help you drive…

Since going into effect at the beginning of this year, the price transparency mandate has encouraged hospitals across the country…

Top billing mistakes and how to fix them

Health Systems + Hospitals Physician + Specialty Practices

Top billing mistakes and how to fix…

Billing mistakes are inevitable. From having to juggle multiple systems, keeping up with mounting denials and appeals, and navigating the…

Four tips for providers to reduce denials in 2021

Four tips for providers to reduce denials…

Managing denial rates has long been a challenge for providers. In the worst case, denied claims end up as unexpected—and…

A better diagnosis for DME denials

A better diagnosis for DME denials

Durable medical equipment (DME) represents approximately 2% of Medicare’s overall annual spending. According to CMS’ National Expenditures 2018 Highlights, Medicare paid…