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5 Key Takeaways From the ACLC/HIMSS17 Joint Conference

For the 1st time ever, HIMSS (the annual meeting place for all things health IT) and ACLC (Accountable Care Learning Collaborative) held a joint conference, in Orlando, Florida. Suffice it...

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3 Steps to Reduce Fraud and Abuse Compliance Risks in Hospital-Physician Deals

The most astute executives in health systems are rightfully concerned about compliance risks in physician contracting. Among these risks are that a transaction or an arrangement between a hospital and...

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Let CMS Pay for Your MACRA and ACO Readiness Costs

Welcome to MACRA—the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act. MACRA represents the end of a long history of perpetually delayed Medicare physician fee schedule cuts that were to be automatically...

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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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What Level of MACRA Investment Makes Sense for Rural Hospitals?

Rural hospitals have some tough decisions to make about their level of participation in the new CMS Quality Payment Program created by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of...

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3 Big Themes at the 2017 AHLA Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute

During AHLA’s Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute this week, we saw three recurring themes as sessions focused on issues affecting the industry....

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HFMA Mid-South Institute 2017 Highlights

We’re gearing up for what’s in store in the healthcare arena in 2017 by attending HFMA’s Mid-South Institute. Attendees from Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee have gathered to learn of...

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The Road to MACRA Success Does Not End With MIPS

It is important to recognize that the road to long-term success does not end with the implementation of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). In CMS’ own words, MACRA’s final...

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7 Key Steps to Take Now to Get Ahead With MACRA

Like it or not, MACRA is here. MACRA created the new Quality Payment Program (QPP), comprised of two pathways to higher quality: the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Advanced...

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MACRA: Are You Ready?

Wait-and-see is no longer a viable strategy for payment reform—especially with regard to MACRA implementation. In my 30 years serving healthcare practices, I have seen innovations come and go. I...

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Medicare-Medicaid ACO Model: Urge Your State to Apply by Jan. 20

January 20 is a significant date for healthcare providers—but not necessarily for the reason you think. Yes, there is the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States, who...

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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.

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Status Quo is not a Strategy to Face Health Care Challenges in 2014

Status quo is not a strategy. Facing the changing landscape of healthcare delivery.

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Reducing Variation: Curing Healthcare Cost Challenges

How reducing variation in care alleviates the cost conundrum.

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Spotting Danger Zones in Physician Deals

How poor valuations jeopardize your healthcare organization.