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Revenue Cycle Management is Top Software Investment Priority for Providers

By Jay Asser for Health Leaders Coming off the heels of the COVID-19 pandemic, providers are doubling down on software investments and prioritizing revenue cycle management to alleviate macroeconomic challenges, according to a report from Bain & Company and KLAS. The research finds that 45% of providers accelerated software investment over the past year, with 10% pulling…

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CMS unveils billing codes for J&J, Moderna COVID-19 booster doses

Alia Paavola for Becker’s Hospital Review CMS unveiled Medicare Part B billing codes and payment allowances for administering booster doses of the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine for COVID-19. The FDA authorized booster doses for eligible adults Oct. 20 and unveiled the codes two days later. The doses must be available without cost sharing for Medicare,…

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How to Build an In-House Coding Department

By Lisa A. Eramo, MA for For the Record HIM experts share insights and lessons learned. When patient volumes decreased temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, coders at Georgia Cancer Specialists in Atlanta forged ahead with whatever noncoding tasks could be done. They ran reports, pulled data, and educated providers as needed. Leonta Williams, MBA, RHIA,…

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