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.
Effective revenue cycle management can be a challenge for any hospital, but for smaller providers it is even tougher.
Munson Healthcare can trace its origins back nearly a century to Dr. James Decker Munson, who donated a boarding house for use as a community hospital in 1915. The Traverse City hospital, later called Munson Medical Center, was northern Michigan’s first general hospital. If Dr. Munson could see his donated boarding house today, he’d be very proud: Munson Healthcare now includes the flagship, 391-licensed bed Munson Medical Center and seven other partner hospitals in a regional, nonprofit healthcare system.