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Global Provider Programs Can Lower Costs, Improve Care

Bending the healthcare cost curve presents a continual challenge for U.S. policymakers and industry thought leaders. For decades, novel treatments, expanded access to care and an aging population generally resulted in the growth rate of U.S. healthcare outpacing that of all other goods and services in the economy.  While healthcare-related inflation has slowed overall in…

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Revenue cycle management: 4 best practices ahead of ICD-10 implementation

After significant delays, the latest version of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems is set for full implementation in October 2015. The first update in nearly four decades, ICD-10 offers many big changes, challenges and opportunities for healthcare organizations and professionals. Overall, the healthcare industry appears ready for the transition. According…

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Automate Your Revenue Cycle

In today’s world of shrinking reimbursements, centers are looking for ways to decrease costs without sacrificing efficiency. By automating functions and tasks in the business office, facilities can reduce staff costs while also increasing efficiency. The list below represents a list of functions that Regent centers employ to achieve gold-standard revenue cycle metrics: Insurance Verification. Automating…

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6 Tactics for ASCs to Survive in a Single Dominant Payer Market

As Seen In Becker’s ASC Review Regent RCM Director of Managed Care, Andrea Woodell, discusses six tactics for ambulatory surgery center leaders to survive in a marketplace with one dominant payer. 1. Develop a strong relationship with the payer. Surgery center leaders should develop an excellent relationship at multiple levels within the insurance company. If the…