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The Top 3 Compliance and Auditing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

In today’s environment of increasing regulatory oversight and ever-changing reimbursement policies, compliance must be more than a checkbox. Though an annual compliance and audit plan is not legally mandated, there are few healthcare organizations that don’t have compliance on their radars. However, if your compliance focus is simply to check a box, you’re missing out.

Press Release: Panacea Expands Services to Assist Hospitals in Meeting CMS Price Transparency Requirements

Panacea announces that new services will be offered in conjunction with its proven Hospital Zero-Base Pricing system to help clients better meet the CMS pricing transparency requirements.

News: Recent survey finds less than half of healthcare providers are ready to publish their standard charges to meet the CMS price transparency requirement

Survey overview: During a recent webinar on Developing a Pricing Strategy for the 2019 CMS Transparency Requirement, Panacea surveyed 450 healthcare executives to gauge their readiness in meeting the January 1, 2019 CMS Final Transparency Rule deadline. 

Webinar: National CC/MCC Capture Rate & Case Mix Index Trend Study

With two-year’s worth of Medicare claims data now available under the ICD-10 coding guidelines, we no longer need to guess about the impact of the new coding and documentation requirements and the industry readiness.

Whitepaper: National CC/MCC Capture Rate and Case Mix Index Study

A nationwide analysis of hospitals’ case mix index trends and CC/MCC capture rates since the implementation of ICD-10. Since the October 1, 2015 commencement of I-10, both case mix index trends and CC/MCC capture rates nationwide have improved by 2.8% and 0.8% respectively. Years of coding and documentation training to address the tenfold increase in […]

Article: CMS Price Transparency Requirement: Steps Towards Ensuring Compliance and Defensible & Rational Pricing

The CMS 2019 transparency requirement underscores their ongoing initiative and emphasis on empowering patients through better access to hospital charge information.

Webinar: Developing a Pricing Strategy for the 2019 CMS Transparency Requirement

In October, Panacea sponsored an HFMA educational webinar on Developing a Pricing Strategy for the CMS 2019 Transparency Requriement.    The one-hour webinar was hosted by the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and featured Panacea financial executives, Fred Stodolak, Executive Vice President and Mark Spehar, Senior VP Financial Services as presenters.

News: Panacea to Sponsor HFMA webinar on 2019 CMS Pricing Transparency Requirements, Tues. Oct. 30, 2018

The educational webinar will take a deep dive into what actions hospitals and health systems can take to prepare for the CMS pricing transparency requirements that are effective January 1, 2019.

News: Panacea to Release National Study on CC/MCC Capture Rates and Case-Mix Index Trends at AHIMA 2018 Conference

Panacea will unveil its National CC/MCC Capture Rate and Case Mix Index Trend Study at the 2018 AHIMA annual conference in Miami September 22 through 26.

News: Panacea to Spotlight Current Hot-Buttons in CPT coding at 2018 Radiology Business Management Association’s Educational Symposium

Panacea’s Vice President of Radiology and Cardiology will reveal how to find core information that leads to precise charge capture at the 2018 RBMA California Chapter’s annual educational symposium in Costa Mesa, Calif., September 14.