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The Actuarial Challenge: Alternative approaches to improving health care

March 27th, 2017 / By Paul LaBrec

The greatest change to the U.S. health insurance market in the past decade was undoubtedly the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The ACA brought changes including the establishment of health insurance […]

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Webinar: Best practice recommendations for ensuring complete HCC capture

With Donna Smith, RHIA, L. Gordon Moore, MD

Learn how to consistently capture the most complete and accurate HCCs and RAF scores for your patient population.

Case study: University of Utah Health Care

To raise the bar on performance, University of Utah Health Care analyzed and transformed high-quality data into actionable intelligence.

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What will healthcare workers do in an AI-powered healthcare landscape?

March 22nd, 2017 / By Amy Sheide

There is a lot of speculation about the disruption that Artificial Intelligence (AI) will bring to health care. This disruption discussion often covers the applicability and the impact (opportunities and […]

VBP pilot programs underway in New York State

March 20th, 2017 / By Matthew Ehlinger

In New York State (NYS), as the final results for measurement Year 2 are solidifying, Value-based Payment (VBP) pilot programs are starting. The VBP pilots do not have an easy […]

ICD-10: What about specificity and reimbursement?

March 17th, 2017 / By Clarissa George

In a recent blog, my colleague Jason Mark examined specificity with Atrial Fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) to see if there are noticeable shifts in the specificity of codes being used under ICD-10. […]

The primary care physician and the Triple Aim – A team effort

March 15th, 2017 / By Steve Delaronde

There is a lot expected of the primary care physician (PCP) when he or she engages in a value-based care arrangement. Reducing total cost of care for a patient population […]

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Article: Four elements of a successful CDI program

Complete and accurate documentation is critical to improving key performance indicators for both hospitals and physicians. 3M’s Dr. Michael Powell outlines four essential components of a successful CDI initiative.

Article: A new focus on coding quality audits

With Sue Belley, RHIA

Sue Belley discusses ICD-10 and goes over some frequently asked questions about coding quality audits in this article in Health Management Technology.

Infographic: 3M 360 Encompass System

Does using the 3M 360 Encompass System mean an improved case mix index? Find out in our new infographic.

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Case Study: Uncovering reimbursement opportunities & compliance risk

See how one organization advanced its coding & reimbursement processes & established effective clinical documentation practices for IP & OP services.