CMS Proposes New Payment Reduction for Off-campus Provider-based Departments

    As required by Congress through Section 603 of the Better Budget Act of 2015 (BBA), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has taken steps to implement a “site neutral” payment policy for services provided at off-campus hospital provider-based departments (PBD).

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    Topics: Emergency Medicine, Hospital Management, Healthcare

    Senate Vote on Repeal and Replace of the Affordable Care Act

    Yesterday, on a 51-50 vote, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking the tie, the Senate voted to proceed to consideration of the American Health Care Act (AHCA).  This begins the so-called reconciliation process to consider this legislation.

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    Topics: Healthcare

    Eight Ways to Outsource Your Medical Billing and Coding

    Topics: Ambulatory Care, Healthcare

    The Five Data Points that Make or Break Patient Care Documentation

    Topics: EMS, Healthcare

    Senate Republicans Introduce Updated ACA Repeal/Replace Bill

    Topics: Ambulatory Care, Emergency Medicine, Hospital Management, Healthcare

    Three Things Your Anesthesia Billing Company Should Be Doing (and What to Do If They Aren’t)

    Topics: Healthcare, Anesthesia

    Concierge Physician Practices – What Are They?

    Topics: Ambulatory Care, Healthcare

    Five Ways to Enhance Patient Collections at the Point-of-Service

    Topics: Ambulatory Care, Healthcare

    The Changing Landscape of Commercial Insurance Contracting for Emergency Medicine

    Topics: Emergency Medicine, Healthcare

    I Am Not a Lady Developer, I Am a Developer Who Is a Lady

    Topics: Analytics