15 women health system revenue cycle leaders to know | 2020

By |2020-03-03T08:26:24-05:00March 3rd, 2020|

Revenue cycle leaders across the U.S. are responsible for the financial side of the patient experience, collections, revenue analytics and revenue integrity. This is a huge responsibility to maintain the health of organizations. Here are 15 women who hold senior and executive revenue cycle roles at hospitals and health systems. A special thank you to [...]

Here are the top 5 things that will be generating buzz at HIMSS 2020

By |2020-03-03T08:22:31-05:00March 3rd, 2020|

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference is only a week away from kicking off in Orlando. The annual event, which brings tens of thousands from the worlds of healthcare tech together with payers, providers and policy experts to a single place, typically offers a barometer for where the industry is going in [...]

Supplement Coding encounters related to E-cigarette, or Vaping.

By |2019-10-29T11:33:19-04:00October 29th, 2019|

ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines - Supplement Coding encounters related to E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use Introduction The purpose of this document is to provide official diagnosis coding guidance for healthcare encounters related to the 2019 health care encounters and deaths related to e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury (EVALI). This guidance is consistent [...]

Quest Diagnostics Data Breach Could Impact Nearly 12 Million Patients

By |2019-06-05T13:16:37-04:00June 5th, 2019|

As posted in HIPAA, HIPAA Violations by Art Gross June 3, 2019 Quest Diagnostics, one of the country’s largest blood testing providers announced on Monday that nearly 12 million patients may have had their sensitive information compromised in a data breach. The breach occurred at one of Quest’s billing collections vendors, American Medical Collection Agency [...]

Thankful for the Highlights of the HIPAA Privacy Rule

By |2018-11-19T15:03:35-05:00November 19th, 2018|

HIPAA’s Privacy Rule gives patients reasonably strong rights over their health information. Privacy among these is the right of examining and obtaining a copy of their health records.  Patients can also ask for corrections to be made. The Privacy Rule standards give to individual the privacy rights for comprehending and controlling the way in which [...]