Whoever said, “Dates on the calendar are closer than they appear” wasn’t kidding. The oft-delayed, much-covered and highly anticipated ICD-10 deadline has finally arrived.
Most hospitals grapple with generating clean claims, streamlining claims management, and gaining insight into the source of denials. For California healthcare providers, these challenges are heightened by the requirements of Medi-Cal, the state’s publicly-funded Medicaid program. To shed light on some of the processes and tools that can help providers overcome Medi-Cal’s complexity and boost overall revenue cycle performance, RelayHealth Financial offers two new resources.
Today RelayHealth Financial introduced ICD10Central.com–the last site that providers will need for the last mile of their ICD-10 journey. With a real-time ICD-10 KPI dashboard, expert coding guidance, payer-supplied resources, and peer-powered best practices, the site offers a wealth of information to help providers prevail during these final hectic days.
At first glance, increased patient collections and improved patient satisfaction don’t appear to be linked. But there’s a lot to be said for the power of price transparency when it comes to patient engagement. After all, patients want visibility into what they will owe, and a happy patient is much more likely to satisfy his or her financial obligation.
Effective revenue cycle management can be a challenge for any hospital, but for smaller providers it is even tougher.
Orlando Health used RelayAssurance for years to help maximize cash flow and improve first-pass claim acceptance, but wanted the ability to perform deeper dives into claims data.
RelayHealth® Financial announced its agenda for HFMA ANI 2015: three days of educational, leadership networking, and charitable activities, including a series of four in-booth presentations covering topics by revenue cycle experts.
RelayHealth Financial announced strategic alliance with Ovation Revenue Cycle Services that will give hospitals that use RelayAssurance Plus access to enhanced claim status information from more than 300 health insurers nationwide through a payer portal.
In 2013, the Centers for Disease Control reported that nearly 80% of healthcare providers had implemented an electronic health record (EHR) system. Industry leaders believe that the ability to digitize data at the point of care is an important—and necessary—step toward the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's (IHI) Triple Aim: improving patient experience and population health while lowering costs.
RelayHealth Financial announced the San Francisco Healthcare Finance Symposium, a forum for hospital revenue cycle professionals taking place on May 28, 2015 at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis.