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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.

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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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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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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The Centers For Medicare And Medicaid Services (CMS) Established The Quality Payment Program (QPP) As Required By The Medicare Access And CHIP Reauthorization Act Of 2015 (MACRA). The Act Repealed The Sustainable Growth Rate Formula And Changed The Way Medicare Reimburses Physicians, Stressing Value Over Volume.

Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS): An Overview

This is the first in a series reviewing the Merit-based Incentive Payment System and Alternative…

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The CMS Conducts Targeted Probe And Educate Audits To Help Providers Identify And Correct Errors In Their Coding And Billing So That Denials And Appeals Will Be Reduced.

Targeted Probe and Educate Audits

MedData’s Senior VP of Medical Affairs breaks down what you need to know when  –…

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