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 [...]
At the beginning of 2017, providers across the country started to collect data to report to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) - but many have fallen behind the curve.
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 [...]
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 [...]