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A Prescription for Reviving Your Financial Outlook: A Medicare Risk Strategy

Healthcare providers face $42 billion in cuts in 2018 under Medicare’s traditional fee-for-service program. Those payment rate reductions, which were put in place by the Affordable Care Act, are scheduled...

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MSHFMA Population Health for Newbies June 20, 2017

Join HORNE Healthcare Supervisor Matt Malone, CPA, as he presents Payment Model Overview – ACO, MSSP, Bundles, and How Private Payers Enter the Game at MSHFMA Population Health for Newbies.  

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Lessons Learned From the WannaCry Ransomware Attack

Last week, the WannaCry ransomware attack hit over 150 countries and infected tens of thousands of systems worldwide. Among those victimized were England’s National Health Service, automobile manufacturers, and government...

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6 Considerations in Choosing a Healthcare Valuation Appraiser

Trusting HORNE for healthcare valuation counsel is the first step in successfully managing operations toward clinical excellence. Here are six considerations in choosing your organization's valuation appraisal. 

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How To Get Started on the Journey to Population Health

For many healthcare organizations, the long-term vision for population health is clear: Deliver better care at a lower cost, ultimately improving the health of the populations they serve. But the...

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Would Trump Tax Plan Trigger Entity Restructuring for Medical Practices?

President Trump’s vision for tax reform has raised more questions than answers. Just one of these provocative questions is how a 15% corporate tax rate—which would apply to pass-through income...

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MedPAC to US Congress: Act Now to Reform Post-Acute Payments

The post-acute care (PAC) sector is a target for significant change. Facing criticism of excessive spending, the sector is facing an overhaul of the payment system that, when it finally...

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In Latest Report, MedPAC Reiterates Call to Equalize Payments

With health care spending growth still increasing, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC or the Commission) continues to pursue its mission to advise US Congress on the Medicare program and...

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Appealing to the New Healthcare Consumer: Use Your Data

As high deductibles and escalating costs drive patients to take a more active role in their health care, providers are waking up to the fact that they need to pay...

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Data Security Hygiene Practices for a Healthy Practice

One of the first words that come to mind when I think of medical care is hygiene. Let’s face it, poor hygiene practices in a healthcare provider’s facilities can cause...

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3 Insights from AHLA’s Institute on Medicare & Medicaid Payment Issues

Last week’s sudden pull of the American Health Care Act from House vote caused uncertainty around what’s next for the healthcare industry. This week, the AHLA Institute on Medicare and...

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How Do Recent Settlements Give Insight into Effective FMV and CR Compliance Programs?

As discussed frequently in compliance and health care conferences and forums and on this page, fair market value (FMV) of payments to referring physicians is an essential compliance requirement of...

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MACRA Success Series

September 8-10, 2017: Ashville, NC – Join HORNE Healthcare Partner Greg Anderson, CPA/ABV, CVA, and Smith Anderson Health Care Head Julian D (Bo) Bobbitt as they co-present MACRA Success Series at the 2017 NCSA Annual Meeting.   

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Payment Model Reform Infographic

Are You Prepared For Success In The Ever-Changing World Of Healthcare Reimbursements?

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New Exempt Employee Rule

The Dept. of Labor projects this new ruling will cost employers an estimated $12 billion over the next 10 years. 

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Managing FMV/CR Risk

Mitigating the risk of a qui tam relator should be a top priority for healthcare risk management systems.

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MACRA's Effect On Physician Practice FMV

The Effect of MACRA On Physician Practice FMV

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Value-Based Compensation

8 Considerations in Moving Employed Physicians from Volume to Value-Based Compensation

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What Can't Go On Forever...Won't.

The current healthcare system is headed for a crash. Are you adapting?

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Hospital/Physician Integration: Creating A Culture of Compliance

The value of building a culture of compliance.

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RAC Audits: Better Good Than Lucky

Why strong front-end processes generate reliable RAC audit appeals.