Payers & Providers

Adding device codes to insurance claims could save lives and billions in taxpayer dollars

Medicare should continue its support for changing the claims form to safeguard patient health and save untold billions in taxpayer dollars. The new leadership at Medicare is reviewing its support for a possible change in hospital billing forms. That single changeadding a number about 14 digits long to identify medical devices could reap enormous benefits

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Zoeticx Streamlines Healthcare System Connectivity For Government And Private Insurers Covering Annual Wellness Visits

Posted October 17, 2017 by admin in Latest News   Back to Latest News Zoeticx Streamlines Healthcare System Connectivity for Government and Private Insurers Covering Annual Wellness Visits Zoeticx, Inc ., the developer of medical software that bridges the gap between medical data and quality patient care, announced today it has launched ProVizion Wellness, a cloud

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EHR Certification Changes: Risks for Healthcare Providers

Hospitals and physicians need to ramp up their security scrutiny of electronic health records systems as a result of recent changes in the Department of Health and Human Services’ certification of health IT products, says privacy attorney David Holtzman.HHS will no longer have its contractors scrutinize most EHR security features, and it’s ending random audits

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Satisfaction Savvy How Providers Can Enhance Patient Experiences And Achieve Financial Success

The customer is always right is a popular adage in service industries. But what about in healthcare, who knows more about what healthcare consumers need patients themselves or their providers? The concept of patient satisfaction is something a lot of healthcare providers struggle with. For one thing, providers are not always clear on what drives

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How HIT Can Bridge The PayerProvider Divide

The era of outright tension between provider organizations, seeking to maximize payments in fee-for-service arrangements and payers, seeking to minimize unit costs, has begun to dissipate. In this new world of value-based care, the two sides have incentives that are more aligned than ever. New payer contracts reward providers for helping to rein in costs,

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VDI Bolsters Access, Security for Healthcare Providers

When Irving, Texas-based CHRISTUS Health looked to hire more specialized health information coders three years ago, moving work offsite required IT to rethink how the system controlled sensitive data.Vice President and CTO Lynn Gibson wanted to work with individuals in several locations, but the health system had previously only hired coders available onsite at a

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