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A Roadmap for Success: Opening a New Medical Practice

While opening a new practice is certainly possible, it can feel like it requires superhuman effort. Therefore, opening a new practice doesn’t happen...

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The Importance of Critical Access Hospital Interim Medicare Cost Reports

As a cost-based reimbursed provider type, Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) rely on their Medicare cost report to ensure appropriate reimbursement for...

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Critical Access Hospital Reimbursement Myths and Facts

Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) have a very important and challenging role in providing accessible healthcare to rural Americans. With the COVID...

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Volume Decrease Adjustment for MDHs and SCHs

The Volume Decrease Adjustment (VDA) is an important benefit to assist Medicare Dependent Hospitals (MDH) and Sole Community Hospitals (SCH) when...

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Telehealth Uncertainty

How is your organization preparing for the impending telehealth changes?

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Negotiating Higher Payment Rates

When negotiating insurance payment participation agreements with a healthcare provider, it's essential to ensure that you're receiving adequate...

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Medicare Cost Reports: A Strategic Tool for Critical Access Hospitals

Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) as a group face unique financial challenges. They tend to report lower operating margins than general acute care...

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Keeping Your Chargemaster Updated is More Important Than Ever

With the recent legislation around price transparency for healthcare providers and insurers, the importance of maintaining your charge description...

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Establishing a Teaching Hospital – Determining FTEs and Other Need-to-Know Items

Based on the Healthcare Cost Report Information System (HCRIS) data from cost reports with fiscal years ending July 31, 2021 through June 30, 2022,...

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What’s What: Medicare vs Medicaid and How They are Related

As providers continue to explore additional reimbursement opportunities, it is important to understand the similarities and differences of Medicare...

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Rural Health Reimbursement Pain Points – Part 3

This is the final part in our three-part series on rural health reimbursement pain points

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Opportunity Lies Ahead: Process Improvement and Customization

As a valued member of your organization’s compliance team, the compliance auditors view process improvement as an integral part of developing an...

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