Health Information Management

Pay-per-view: Accounting for HCCs

APCs Insider, January 17, 2014

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The number of patients using Medicare Advantage (MA) is rapidly growing, making Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs) an increasingly important concept for revenue cycle staff to understand in order to guarantee reimbursement.
"Medicare Advantage, what was known as Part C, used to be kind of an orphan or curiosity, but now it's one of the bigger growing products for carriers," says James Taylor, MD, CPC, AHIMA-approved ICD-10 trainer and medical director of revenue cycle and claims for Kaiser Permanente in Colorado.
 
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