Case Management

Say yes to best practices in denial prevention

Case Management Monthly, October 1, 2008

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Today, hospitals are facing many challenges: Shrinking payer sources, increasing charity care, mounting bad debt, and the reduction of Medicare payments due to new initiatives—including recovery audit contractors and present on admission—give hospitals greater moti-vation to be on top of their game.

It’s no longer enough for case managers to do things as they’ve always done them. Case management is now a key element in implementing strategies to reduce denials and keep the fiscal viability of the hospital intact.

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