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Let’s make America healthy again

December 9th, 2016 / By Steve Delaronde

Making America healthy again implies that there once was a time when most Americans were healthier than they are now.  This depends on how we define health and the time […]

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Video: Avoid the vicious OP rework cycle

Don’t let reimbursements slip away because of denials and delays due to the “rework cycle.” Learn how to prevent errors and reduce lost revenue.

Article: What’s next for ICD-10?

With Barbara Aubry, RN

Now that the code freeze is over, big changes are coming to ICD-10.

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Should we fear change?

December 7th, 2016 / By Rebecca Caux-Harry

When it comes to regulatory changes, do we still have anything left to fear?  Oh sure, there are all kinds of changes coming for us, like the merit-based incentive payment […]

Why should a primary care physician consider readmission rates as a reasonable quality-of-care indicator?

December 5th, 2016 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

“Readmission rates apply to hospitals.  As a primary care physician, I don’t have control over hospitals so why should I be on the hook for this?”  This is a question […]

My go-to sites for information on healthcare quality and payment

December 2nd, 2016 / By Kristine Daynes

Two years ago, I blogged about my favorite websites for information on population health. Since then my inbox has become crowded with e-newsletters and alerts. Recently I found myself unsubscribing […]

ICD-10 coding challenge: Epilepsy with status epilepticus

November 30th, 2016 / By Sue Belley, RHIA

Julia Palmer, project manager with the consulting services business of 3M Health Information Systems, is author of this month’s coding challenge blog. CHALLENGE QUESTION A 10-year-old male with history of […]

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Steve Delaronde Director of Analytics, Populations and Payment Solutions

Population Health, Value-based Health Care

L. Gordon Moore, MD Senior Medical Director, Populations and Payment Solutions

Population Health, Value-based Health Care

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