Thursday, December 29, 2016
On October 31, 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Final Rule, which establishes payment levels and policy changes for Medicare Part B services.
Saturday, December 3, 2016
Cybersecurity is the responsibility of the Information Technology (IT) team, right? Nurses don’t have to worry about that, right? WRONG! While IT may be responsible for managing the overall cybersecurity of an organization, each of us has an individual responsibility to be aware of cybersecurity, how it impacts health care and the privacy of our patients, and what procedures we need to follow to assure safe security practices. This article is the first in a series of three that will discuss these topics and how they relate to our individual role as case managers.
Friday, November 18, 2016
Regardless of the population type, all self-insured organizations are looking for strategies that will decrease costs (both short term and long term) while improving quality. Continue reading to learn more about utilization management, population health management and the role of the TPA in this marketplace.
Sunday, November 6, 2016
Choosing a medical management software system is not simple. Evolving healthcare trends coupled with a slew of new features and functions to consider can overwhelm anyone charged with the task.
Thursday, November 3, 2016
Each month we like to take a moment to recognize the dedicated individuals that shape our company with the employee spotlight blog series. This month we are featuring Wendy Day, Technical Application Specialist.