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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.

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.

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

Last month Panacea sponsored an HFMA educational webinar on “Developing a Pricing Strategy for the 2019 CMS Transparency Requirements.”   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.

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.

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.

Panacea Responds to CMS Final Rule Effective October 1, 2018 Requiring Hospitals to Publish their Chargemaster via the Internet

Hospitals have just a few months to ensure their prices are rational and defensible to meet the January 1, 2019 deadline. St. Paul, MN—August, 2018—Panacea, a leading provider of mid-revenue cycle management, innovative software and enterprise-level educational solutions announced today that despite industry push-back during the comment period, the CMS Final Rule requires hospitals to […]

Webinar: Debunking the Myth: Why Charges Still Matter in the Age of Pricing Transparency

The push for health care price transparency is nothing new and can be traced back almost 20 years. When CMS released their proposed 2019 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) rules