Revenue Cycle

Revenue Cycle Headlines

  • Use games to teach residents

    Whether conference attendance is low, residents seem bored, or you’re ready to try something new, consider adding games to your educational lineup. This guide will help you develop, implement, and assess games in your conferences.

  • Heard this week

    “Be aware of your surroundings, be aware of the mood, the level of burnout of the people with whom you work most closely. And when you see someone is in trouble, do something about it.”

    -Kevin Hopkins, MD, medical director at the Cleveland Clinic Strongsville Family Health and Ambulatory Surgery Center in Strongsville, Ohio, explains the importance of noticing the signs of burnout in fellow physicians.

  • New for RPA subscribers only: Orientation debrief: How can we reduce information overload for new trainees?

    Now that orientation is over, it is a good time to reflect on its effectiveness. I have been doing this job for 10 years, and although I love this time of year, it is very exhausting. I have done orientation in many programs and in many ways, and I always want to take time to reflect on how effective a particular orientation really is, regardless of how many years it has been done a certain way. Read more.

  • Two-Midnight Rule: Initial Reviews to Resume

    Having taken time out for retraining and internal audits, contractors may resume initial-phase reviews of Medicare reimbursement claims for short-stay inpatient hospital care, CMS says.

  • Providers see only minor productivity declines after ICD-10 implementation, according to survey

    A decrease in staff productivity has been the top challenge for providers after ICD-10 was implemented, but relatively few organizations have seen a significant decrease in productivity, according to a recent survey from Navicure.

  • Q&A: Submitting claims for observation services

    Q: Did something change with the observation services Composite APC in 2016? The director of patient financial services says we no longer receive payment for it.