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2017 MOON update: Take this seriously

February 17th, 2017 / By Barbara Aubry, RN

Last year I wrote a blog about the new Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice or MOON, the latest in the CMS library of Beneficiary Notices. A lot of folks thought no […]

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Infographic: 3M 360 Encompass System

Does using the 3M 360 Encompass System mean an improved case mix index? Find out in our new infographic.

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Toward a more comprehensive understanding of people and populations: New tools and approaches

February 15th, 2017 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

With HIMSS17 around the corner, I’ve been thinking about advances in technology and data and the history of silos and systems in healthcare delivery. Optimizing a part of a complex […]

Are pharmacists ready for value-based care?

February 13th, 2017 / By Steve Delaronde

U.S. pharmacists dispensed 4.4 billion prescriptions in 2015. The total cost was $310 billion. This represents 10 percent of the national healthcare bill. Drug costs are increasing and Americans are […]

What’s in it for me? Accurate reimbursement!

February 10th, 2017 / By Rebecca Caux-Harry

I paraphrase, but this is essentially the question we hear from providers when we talk about ICD-10 coding accuracy. Most recently, I was asked this question by an HIM department looking […]

Unintended consequences of new technologies in health care – thoughts on blockchains, part two

February 8th, 2017 / By Senthil Nachimuthu, MD, PhD

In part one of this blog I discussed blockchains and how they could be used in health care in an ideal world. In the real world however, block chain use […]

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Webinar: Value-based reimbursement and the role of HCCs for risk adjustment

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CMS is moving to shift healthcare payments from traditional fee-for-service models to value-based reimbursement (VBR). How prepared is your organization to successfully receive accurate reimbursement for your patient population?

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3M’s Cathy Machacyk, RN, BSN, reviews Comprensive Joint Replacement bundled payments in this webinar.