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Tag: reimbursement

For the good of specificity

June 9th, 2017 / By Clarissa George

We know that being more specific in coding can affect and potentially increase reimbursement depending on the type of visit and conditions. Today, however, I would like to focus on another aspect of being more specific—tracking conditions which enables […]

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. […]

What’s in it for me? Accurate reimbursement!

February 10th, 2017 / By Rebecca Caux-Harry

I paraphrase, but this is essentially the question we hear from providers when we talk about ICD-10 coding accuracy.

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.

Webinar: How will CJR bundled payments affect your organization?

3M’s Cathy Machacyk, RN, BSN, reviews Comprensive Joint Replacement bundled payments in this webinar.

Audits look at more than correct E/M coding

November 4th, 2016 / By Rebecca Caux-Harry

This month, Inside Angle blogger Rebecca Caux-Harry discusses E/M coding guidelines with Andee Andriole, 3M senior manager of outpatient consulting services. Rebecca:  Hi Andee, it was great seeing you at […]

Enhancing patient care and the bottom line through LOINC / SNOMED CT implementation

September 23rd, 2016 / By Pam Banning

3M HIS has been busy participating in professional healthcare industry meetings during the first half of 2016. This included Clinical Lab Management Association’s ThinkLab, The American Society of Microbiology (ASM) […]

Webinar: Data quality and the future of reimbursement

Exploring changing quality programs with Christine McNamara, Program Director for Coding Services at 3M HIS and Melody Mulaik, President and Co-Founder of Coding Strategies, Inc.

The OIG turns their attention to Provider-Based Clinics

June 27th, 2016 / By Rebecca Caux-Harry

I have always wondered why the reimbursement for services provided at a Provider-Based Clinic (PBC) was higher (often more than 50 percent higher) than the same services provided at a […]

Can one state lead the nation to healthcare reform?

March 7th, 2016 / By Steve Delaronde

The ultimate goal of the Triple Aim is to address the problem that healthy communities create for hospitals and other healthcare providers. Under the fee-for-service model, providers make money treating […]

ICD-10 and the changing role of the healthcare technologist

January 22nd, 2016 / By AJ Dandrea

As a technologist, I can recall with some detail the anxiety and friction around the year 2000. The technology industry was in a state of panic driven by speculation that […]

Webinar: Responding to the ICD-10 impact – Physician practice/Outpatient session

With Andy Sager, Donna Smith, RHIA, Charlie Bernstein

Has your practice seen a productivity impact since October 1? A reimbursement impact? Claims denials? Learn how to assess and manage ICD-10 impact going forward.