The American Medical Association (AMA) is helping physician practices integrate fundamental changes to the coding and documentation of evaluation and management (E/M) office visit services that account for nearly $23 billion in Medicare spending.
Maryjane Wurth, the American Hospital Association's (AHA) executive vice president and chief operating officer (COO), will retire next year after a long and distinguished career in the hospital association field.
The American Journal of Managed Care® hosts meetings across the country to help oncology practices understand and navigate the value-based care landscape at the intersection of quality and efficiency.
Now in the second year after the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 passed, there are a number of considerations healthcare businesses should keep on their radar as they prepare to file.
Different stages of life come with different financial necessities from paying off loans to buying a home to preparing for retirement. First Horizon's Matthew Harrison shares smart strategies for every stage.
On July 29, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule for the physician fee schedule (PFS) that includes provisions to update payment policies, rates, and quality provisions beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2020.
An aging population, sicker patients, move to new models of care, need for new technologies to increase efficiency and a shortage of skilled staff have helped drive provider and executive salaries up over the last few years.
Changes Likely Mean Improved Care Coordination, Increased Economic Risk for Providers
LHC took a slight detour from their annual D.C. Delegation and headed to Boston instead to study a healthcare ecosystem that differs from Nashville's own.
SVMIC recently debuted RiskView, a 3D immersive virtual reality tour of a traditional practice, to help practice managers and providers keep compliant and mitigate risk.
Urgent care centers play an essential role in the delivery of non-emergent, primary care services and deserve fair reimbursement for the service and access provided
Matt Eyles, president and CEO of America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) released the following statement on a new report from the Office of Inspector General for the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS-OIG).
AMA study finds limited options as more health insurance markets are highly concentrated
The American Medical Association (AMA) announced an escalation in its prominent efforts to fight the root causes of physician burnout and dissatisfaction with the launch of the Practice Transformation Initiative.
Council Fellows is preparing to seat its eighth class of healthcare leaders ready to tackle some of the industry's most pressing issues. Applications are being accepted Sept. 9-Oct. 22 for the 2020 class.
At a recent ACHEMT meeting, attendees learned more about how veterans' skill sets could be put to work in civilian healthcare leadership roles.
During the August NMGMA meeting, SVMIC's Jackie Boswell provided updates on MIPS reporting for 2019.
Tivity Health and other key stakeholders spent two days last month looking at barriers to healthy aging, including social isolation.
Never a dull moment ... the highly regulated nature of the healthcare industry keeps America's health lawyers hopping.
Upcoding, fair compensation, overprescribing, false claims, self-referral ... when the federal government asks questions, providers need to be ready with the answers.
An ever-changing environment has health systems and physican practices rethinking their business model.
Technology has advanced to a point where AI in healthcare is increasingly common. Now the challenge is utilizing data in a way that is not only predictive but also prescriptive to improve health and outcomes.
AHIP isn't the only national organization focused on how AI might be effectively deployed to improve patient engagement, care and interaction with the broader healthcare system.
Nashville HIT leaders address challenges, accomplishments of the region's thriving healthcare IT market.
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