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Are you prepared for Meaningful Measures?

By | 2018-01-31T14:18:12+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Categories: Coding, Coding Compliance, Healthcare Industry, Meaningful Use, Revenue Integrity|

A new program from CMS, called Meaningful Measures, could be a crucial step toward reducing regulatory burden and putting more focus on patients. It’s also ups the ante on coding and documentation accuracy.

How integrated health information technology puts the patient first

By | 2018-01-11T14:29:53+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Categories: Coding, Coding Compliance, Healthcare Industry|

Revenue cycle systems rely on a web of data systems, yet crucial disconnects can unnecessarily hinder performance and results.

What is Revenue Integrity, and how can your organization best achieve it?

By | 2018-01-25T19:32:20+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: Business Intelligence, Coding, Coding Compliance, Healthcare Industry, HIM, Revenue Integrity|Tags: , , |

Ten years ago, not many hospital administrators would list revenue integrity as a major concern, but today the concept is more important than ever.

Why artificial intelligence and machine learning are the future of coding accuracy

By | 2017-10-04T14:24:23+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Categories: Artificial Intelligence, Coding, Coding Compliance, HIM|Tags: , |

Automated coding analysis based on Artificial Intelligence enables providers to ensure coding accuracy and revenue compliance prior to billing.

Denials Management Poses A Unique Challenge for Behavioral Health Providers

By | 2017-07-13T17:16:27+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Categories: Coding Compliance, Streamline Health|Tags: |

By Kevin O'Neill Client Account Executive, Streamline Health, Inc. As a Client Account Executive working in HIT, I’m well aware of the challenges that providers face when preparing and submitting claims for their services. However, my first encounter with this occurred well before my professional life began. While still a teenager, a relative was receiving psychiatric [...]

5 Years From Now: Will We Still Use Computer Assisted Coding?

By | 2017-06-06T18:02:23+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Categories: Business Intelligence, Coding Compliance|Tags: , , |

In an ideal world, translating what occurred during the patient's visit to a correct bill would be a simple task. Documents and other clinical data would stream in from physician notes and other sources, an automated system would recognize the appropriate information, structured or otherwise, translate the chart into the correct codes and seamlessly send [...]

Assess your ICD-10 Implementation Before RAC Audits Do

By | 2017-06-06T18:03:04+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Categories: Coding Compliance|Tags: , , , |

Last year, health care organizations across the country successfully made the transition to ICD-10 coding. Although the storm of changes has finally abated, the threat of Recovery Audit Contractors (RAC) still looms overhead. Errors made on claims to Medicare beneficiaries may cause problems for organizations, including loss of revenue.Should a RAC audit of your charts show [...]