Revenue Cycle & Payments Archive
Healthcare providers interested in cost savings and other benefits are converting to electronic payments at a steady clip. But what if a provider has received an Electronic Funds Transfer payment with no corresponding Electronic Remittance Advice and doesnt recognize the sending organization?
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has announced a new deadline for eligible professionals to attest to meaningful use for the Medicare Electronic Health Record Incentive Program 2014 reporting year.
Insurer UnitedHealthcare says its Health4Me mobile app now enables plan members to pay their medical bills and manage their healthcare claims and related expenses from their smartphone.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has issued a request for information as it considers new models, including payment mechanisms, to encourage more comprehensive delivery of primary care.
It will take at least two years for the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 to have a substantial impact on Medicare inpatient Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups (MS-DRG) hospital payments.
The HIPAA healthcare electronic funds transfer standard for claims reimbursement from insurers is "EFT via ACH," and it works similarly to Direct Deposit.
One of the objectives to demonstrate data exchange within Stage 2 of the electronic health records program is the ability to exchange a summary of care record with a provider using a different EHR, or proving you can do exchange by sending the record to one of two CMS test EHRs.
How soon are valuable-based payments going to start replacing traditional Medicare fee-for-service reimbursements? Very soon.
The Mayo Clinic has selected Epic to be its vendor in creating a single, integrated electronic health record and revenue cycle management system, replacing three EHRs that are currently being used.
Veteran ambulatory software and outsourced billing services vendor athenahealth is taking the inpatient plunge by acquiring small hospital software vendor RazorInsights for an undisclosed sum.
A new healthcare electronic funds transfer (EFT) standard went into effect at the beginning of the year, and many healthcare professionals are reaping the benefits of the time and money savings it can provide.
Health Data Management recently brought together a distinguished panel of health IT executives to discuss the question of whether the healthcare industry as a whole is ready for accountable, patient-centric healthcare and what stakeholders need to do to partner, collect and arrange patient information to realize the vision of a truly patient-based, value-oriented healthcare delivery system.
Health information management vendor Precyse Solutions and non-profit technology education center Vermont HITEC are partnering to offer a select group of students no-cost medical coding education.
Modernizing Medicine, developer of a cloud-based electronic health record system, has completed its acquisition of Aesyntix Health, Inc., expanding its specialty-specific product offerings with billing, inventory management and group purchasing services.
Venture capital funding for digital health companies reached an unprecedented level in 2014, continuing to significantly outpace traditional healthcare sectors.