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Top 6 Financial Game Changers for Hospitals
It's been a challenging year for healthcare executives with fiduciary responsibilities. Legislative reform, rising...
Web Exclusive: Sebelius Cautions Insurers on Rate Hikes
Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says insurers with unjustified rate increases...
Web Exclusive: OIG: Medicare Contractor Overpaid $39.2 Million for Diabetic's Supplies
An audit by the Office of Inspector General finds deficient claims by NHIC Corp, one of four regional Medicare...
Web Exclusive: Company focuses on saving money on drug prices
Navitus Health Solutions was founded to bring some clarity to the murky world of drug pricing. That has enabled the...
HP snags $200M Medicare claims contract
Palo Alto, CA-based HP Enterprise Services has been awarded a $200 million contract for Medicare Part B claims...
Blue Cross of MA agrees to reduce rate increase
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, the state’s largest health insurer, has agreed to reduce a dramatic rate...
JPS Health Network expects operating loss of up to $25M
Falling property tax revenue and a reduction in a federal reimbursement for treating Medicaid patients could leave the...
MD hospital patients to pay hundreds more for stays
Maryland patients will pay hundreds of dollars more for hospital stays under price hikes made final Wednesday by the...
Magazine: Self-Pay and the Bottom Line
New approaches put patients back into POS collections.
Could streamlining medical billing save $7 billion a year?
A study by a team from Massachusetts General Hospital and its physicians organization examined the time and costs...

Medicare Boot Camp - Long-Term Care Version
Topics covered during this intensive, four-day course include Medicare coverage, billing, coding and payment for long...
Book: The New Era of Healthcare: Practical Strategies for Providers and Payers
This book focuses on methods to forge a partnership between healthcare providers and managed care payers. It contains...
Book: The How-To Manual for Rehab Documentation, Third Edition
Since our last edition, there have been significant changes to the rules and regulations surrounding documentation in...
Book: Healthcare Price, Cost & Utilization Benchmarks, Volume VI
Whether you are a healthcare provider or a managed care organization, up-to-date benchmarks are critical to successful...
Book: CMS Publication 100-4 Chapter 10: CMS Home Health Billing Manual
This handy manual, updated to reflect 2010 changes, is a great resource for finding answers quickly and easily when...