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Read the latest blog posts from The Impatient Patient which provides insight, resources and commentary on processes, technology, data, services, and trends on why patients are so “impatient” when it comes to not having resources to fully understand and manage their healthcare costs prior to and after care.

Benefits for Mind, Body and Work Ability Seen in Medicaid Expansion

Expanding Medicaid to more low-income adults helped many of them feel healthier, and do a…

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Doctors Having A Conversation

Critical Care Documentation Tips for Physicians

Part of a recurring series on documentation guidance provided by Dr. Robert Wagner, MedData's Senior…

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Medicaid Waivers for All 50 States

Approved and Pending Section 1115 Waivers (Updated 6/26/2019) State Waiver Name Type and Date Filed…

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Managing Uncompensated Care With a Strategic RCM Partnership

What are you doing to ensure all your patients have access to the best financial…

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Clinical Documentation Button

Guidance for Teaching Physicians on CMS Policy Change about E/M Documentation

New guidance from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) affects how teaching physicians…

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Hospital Reimbursement in 2019: How Service Line Integration Can Speed Up Payments While Maintaining Compliance

Many hospital patients and their families can be overwhelmed during a hospital stay and in…

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Could National Hospital ED Coding Guidelines Also Influence Pro Fee Side?

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) made it official with a vote at its April…

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Costly Complex Administrative Processes

It’s Time for Providers to Change Costly, Complex Administrative Processes

One of the great things about the American healthcare system is the high degree of…

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