November 11, 2014 | Anthony Brino

A new Republican majority focused on curbing regulation may give the healthcare industry the opposite of what most are looking for: uncertainty. Or they could turn to a fairly simple option to help the stakeholders long resistant to ICD-10.

November 3, 2014 | Anthony Brino

All HIPAA-covered health organizations, and especially insurers, have been handed a small victory in the war of administrative simplification, as federal regulators once again back off a policy change long in the making.

September 30, 2014 | Tom Sullivan

Don't rule out chaos for next year's ICD-10 deadline, or maybe plan on it, if the latest readiness research is any indication. 

September 29, 2014 | Mike Milliard

The parallels between the nation's ICD-10 switch and the popular fantasy epic are real.

August 1, 2014 | Mike Milliard

Well, here we are. The revised compliance date for providers, payers and clearinghouses to transition to ICD-10 has been finalized by the Department of Health and Human Services.

May 12, 2014 | Ben Harris, Contributing Writer

Modernizing code is essential for payers as technology ages and healthcare evolves. How does it work, and what's on the line?

May 1, 2014 | Tom Sullivan

Mothballing, busted budgets and a lack of credibility are swirling in the minds of ICD-10 managers, and it's enough to make some insurers question the logic of future investments.

April 2, 2014 | Anthony Brino

With the delay in ICD-10, many insurers now have to slow down a mammoth IT project and, potentially more disruptive, make adjustments to a whole slew of programs and contracts.

April 1, 2014 | Tom Sullivan

Just like that, the massive code set conversion won't happen before Oct. 1, 2015 unless President Obama derails the legislation.

March 21, 2014 | Carl Natale

ICD-10Grab a photograph. Any photo. Then take it to a photocopier, and copy it. 

February 20, 2014 | Tom Sullivan

Some people will invariably take this as proof that ICD-10 will not be pushed back any further — while others will suggest it serves as evidence that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services cannot be taken at its word.

February 5, 2014 | Mike Miliard

Just 10 months out from the ICD-10 compliance date, fewer than 10 percent of physician practices say they've made significant progress in their readiness for implementation, according to the Medical Group Management Association.

May 19, 2014 | White Papers
If your organization enters or changes data manually, or is using a series of macros cobbled together to automate enrollment, claims reprocessing, or panel updates, you’re probably losing time, money, and risking data quality. This study explores the causes, prevalence, and repercussions of these traditional data practices for payers, then shares innovative ways to conquer inefficiency with automation technology.

March 11, 2014 | White Papers
For health insurers, data integrity and visibility are key to successful integration with the Federal Marketplace. However, complex processes and trivial errors can lead to data gaps that impact revenue, profitability and member satisfaction. Adopting a standarized approach to data integrity early in the process is critical to succesfully adapting to the technologies and processes of the Affordable Care Act.

October 9, 2013 | White Papers
Healthcare reform is transforming the US medical insurance sector - creating a dynamic and competitive new market with compelling opportunities for growth. But do you have the necessary responsiveness to capitalize on these opportunities? Here are the five compelling ways technology investment delivers agility you need - and how.

September 11, 2012 | White Papers
The ICD-10 Financial Risk Guide provides the steps that an organization can take to avoid ICD-10's negative impact to revenues, cash flow, and operational costs.

September 11, 2012 | White Papers
This paper describes a new system for quality and compliance analysis that leverages the combined power of dictation technologies, CLU, data mining and visualization tools, to provide an analytic solution that identifies areas of criticality and potential quality improvement in a hospital. From quality, financial and compliance standpoints, organizations can track patients down to single data points within the context of the hospital population, both concurrently and retrospectively.

September 11, 2012 | White Papers
This paper describes a new system for clinical documentation and clinical documentation improvement that leverages the combined power of Clinical Language Understanding (CLU) and CDI technologies to provide a real-time, Computer-Assisted Physician Documentation (CAPD™) solution for documenting under ICD-9 today and ICD-10 tomorrow.

September 11, 2012 | White Papers
The ICD-10-CM/PCS Transition: Planning and Preparation Checklist was prepared to guide healthcare organizations in effectively planning and managing the ICD-10 transition. The checklist includes a top 10 list for phase one and for phase two which identify key tasks to be completed in the implementation process.

September 11, 2012 | White Papers
This Toolkit provides many of the necessary tools and documents needed for successfully implementing ICD-10-CM/PCS. The tools provided will help organizations assess the impact, form an implementation and training plan, and prepare staff for using the new code sets. Included are interactive spreadsheets with web links to free resources and a variety of helpful presentation materials that include several focused on diagnoses for clinical documentation improvement.

July 25, 2012 | White Papers
Jvion latest whitepaper, A Targeted, Revenue focused Approach to ICD-10—how hospitals can address more of ICD-10’s financial risk with less, examines the importance of focusing on ICD-10’s financial impact and the steps that a hospital can take to reduce the risk to their revenues.

July 25, 2012 | White Papers
Ira Shapiro, CEO of International Alliance Solutions, addresses four key components of Preparing for ICD-10 Training, which are: The significance of budgeting for training and its correlation to the long term result on revenue integrity; choosing the appropriate training solution; sustainable training culture; and the need for Dual Coding.

July 25, 2012 | White Papers
Judith Monestime, MBA, CPC, CPC-I, Certified ICD-10 Trainer, outlines an effective training approach for ICD-10 providers. One of the critical elements to this approach is role-based training. Judith reviews all the job titles affected by ICD-10 CM/PCS and suggests what level of training each should receive, as well as, different modalities of training.

March 19, 2012 | White Papers
Learn 3 critical steps to engage busy stakeholders and avoid siloed decision making during your ICD-10 implementation. Without engagement from key decision makers, you risk expensive rework—or worse, introducing errors into your claims management systems.

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