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Hospitals’ rush to swap out their revenue-cycle management (RCM) systems has slowed, with many trying to figure out whether they can make do with the systems they already own. However, the $2.4… read more Source: Though important, RCM projects struggle for priority

On Thursday August 23, 2012, CMS announced the final rule for Stage 2 requirements and other changes to the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs. Thi… Video Rating: 4 / 5

A panel of research experts will discuss: 1. Medicare and Medicaid data currently available 2. How this data is being used to improve IHS-funded health care … Video Rating: 5 / 5

Drs. Melissa and Jeffrey Gastorf describe their experience of upgrading to electronic health records, and receiving their CMS Incentive Program payment. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) hosted a National Provider Call on the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule to Address the 2012 Physician Quali… Video Rating: 5 / 5

The Managed Care Plan Compliance material encourages providers and stakeholders in the Medicaid community to become actively involved in preventing, detectin… Video Rating: 0 / 5 This 30 second TV Public Service Announcement (PSA), available in English and Spanish, is part of the Connecting Kids to Coverage National Campaign. The conc…

Today’s headlines include reports about a new study detailing how expanded Medicaid access impacts beneficiaries’ utilization of health care services and their overall physical health.

Managed-care companies in New York have come under fire for signing up vigorous older adults referred to them by social day care centers, customers whose health needs are relatively small. But on Tuesday, legal advocates for the disabled told the state’s Medicaid director that the most seriously impaired people were getting the opposite treatment (Bernstein, 4/30).

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office for the National Coordinator of Health IT (ONC) will host a listening session on May 3 to discuss the increase in code levels billed for some Medicare services, and appropriate coding in an increasingly electronic environment. CMS, ONC to Hold Listening Session on Billing and Coding The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office for the National Coordinator of Health IT (ONC) will host a listening session on May 3 to discuss the increase in code levels billed for some Medicare services, and appropriate coding in an increasingly electronic environment

The first question many doctors ask when new patients call for appointments is how they intend to pay. If the answer is Medicaid, the doctor can expect to lose money. The Texas Legislature has been balancing the state’s budget by intentionally paying doctors 40 to 75 percent less for Medicaid patients than what private insurers pay for the same treatment (4/27).

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services gave Nevada 10 days to correct problems at Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital following reports it may have improperly discharged patients and bused them out of state.

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