Alabama Hospitals May See Wage Index Increase this Fall

Aug 14, 2019 at 03:22 pm by steve

"I hate to say it, but anything is better than nothing. We're getting slaughtered," says David McCormack, about the potential hospital wage index (area wage index - AWI) incre.... Read More

Understanding the Merit Based Incentive Payment System

Oct 12, 2016 at 05:37 pm by steve

Starting in 2019, Medicare's push toward value-based reimbursements will be within reach of the finish line. "It can sound terrifying," says Joni Wyatt, MHA, MHIA, CPHIMS, FHI.... Read More

Reimbursement Errors from a CPA’s View

Sep 11, 2015 at 09:12 am by steve

Jerry Callahan, a CPA with Kassouf & Company, finds that every practice he consults has a problem wasting time verifying insurance coverage before a patient crosses the th.... Read More

Reimbursements that Can Quickly Raise Revenue

Oct 08, 2014 at 01:24 pm by steve

With just two Medicare exam codes, a physician raised her revenue by $45,320. “So many services that patients are eligible for, like preventative care visits, don’.... Read More

March 2024

Mar 20, 2024 at 11:19 am by kbarrettalley

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