Participating practices point to a number of successes attributable to OCM, even as they grapple with challenges presented by the model.
Part one of this series reviewed the steps leading up to a pilot program go-live. In this post, we will review ongoing pilot management after go-live and planning for the future.
Before jumping in headfirst with any transformational initiatives across the entire organization, consider starting with a pilot.
Recent changes to CMS’s Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) rule for CY 2018 have created a stir across the healthcare industry due to the profound impact on organizations participating in the 340B Drug Pricing Program.
CMS has finalized the CY 2018 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) rule, confirming changes to the 340B Drug Pricing Program that were proposed earlier this year.
Surgical care is increasingly shifting to the outpatient setting, fueled by numerous factors that include clinical and technological advances, cost savings, and convenience.
Good work standards that lay out quality and quantity expectations are useful—and necessary—for healthcare organizations and their revenue cycle departments.
The pace of change in the current healthcare landscape, combined with a national focus on curtailing costs, is challenging provider organizations to apply new ideas and strategies to their clinical and business operations.
Revenue cycle compliance is a dynamic organizational issue that carries significant downside risk and requires a high level of managerial commitment to remain consistent in its achievement.
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