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The Role of HIM in MACRA

Success under MACRA relies heavily on the capture and maintenance of trustworthy clinical and financial patient data sets. HIM professionals will undoubtedly face increased pressure to maintain coding accuracy standards that support new quality and reimbu Continue reading

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Important Next Step towards a Better, Smarter, Healthier Medicare: New Payment Models and Rewards for Better Care at Lower Cost

New payment models proposed today by HHS/CMS would reward hospitals that work together with physicians and other providers to avoid complications, prevent hospital readmissions, and speed recovery. Continue reading

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CMS Pushes for ACOs Now, Rather Than Later

Final Medicare Shared Savings Program Rule (CMS-1644-F) On June 6, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule to incorporate regional fee-for-service (FFS) expenditures into the methodology for establishing, adjusting, and updating the benchmarks of … Continue reading

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