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7 Revenue Cycle Concerns for Orthopedic Practices and How to Fix Them

Posted Aug 9, 2017

Managing a revenue cycle in the medical field is no easy task. Below are some concerns for orthopedic practices and recommendations for monitoring the health of your revenue cycle.

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Revenue Cycle Management

Radiology Tops Medicare Patient Services

Posted Aug 9, 2017

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Radiologists Serve More CMS Beneficiaries Each Year

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Radiology

CMS Plans to Cut Mammography Reimbursements

Posted Jun 19, 2017

 

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CMS Proposed Cuts to Mammography Reimbursements

Due to be released in early July, the CMS will likely propose a 50 percent cut to the technical component of mammography reimbursement in the 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) proposed rule. According to industry experts, cutting down mammography reimbursements could potentially drive down access to a mammography. As a result, imaging organizations are raising questions about outdated reimbursement formulas in an effort to prevent the cuts from happening.

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Converting your Top Ortho ICD9 Codes to ICD10

There are many orthopedic coding that will come with the switch from ICD-9 to ICD-10.This free guide will help you understand ICD-10, prepare for it, and give you the resources to guide your transition.

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Imaging Practices Need to Establish CDS Before January Deadline

Posted Jun 19, 2017

 

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Imaging Clinical Decision Support (CDS) Mandate

In the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) of 2014, Congress mandated that ordering providers consult appropriate use criteria (AUC) through electronic clinical decision support (CDS) mechanisms when ordering outpatient advanced imaging exams for Medicare patients. Imaging practices are running out of time to incorporate AUC into clinical workflows before the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) requires it in 2018. The CDS mandate has a deadline set for January 1, 2018 for referring providers to begin consulting CDS when placing advanced outpatient imaging orders, and for furnishing providers to submit documentation of CDS use on Medicare claims for reimbursement.

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CMS Uncovers 2018 Medicare Advantage Plan Rates

Posted May 8, 2017

2018 Medicare Advantage Plan Rates

 

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