Expansion—through mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and other strategic partnerships—has become an important tool in a hospital’s strategic wheelhouse. As your footprint expands to encompass the entire continuum of care, how do you ensure your chargemaster strategy is sound and consistent?
Have you ever wondered how hospital prices became so irrational? As is often the case, things changed incrementally. Hospitals and healthcare systems have experienced years of inadequate inflationary update factors, often reduced by factors such as presumed over-coding under the federal inpatient and outpatient prospective payment systems.
Following the recent unveiling by federal officials of the 2021 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) Final Rule, Panacea Healthcare Solutions has created a comprehensive Final Rule Summary highlighting some of […]
Our revenue integrity team continually monitors announcements by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA) to bring you the most current and up-to-date […]
Over the last several months we’ve seen an uptick in requests from clients nationwide for help reconciling laboratory orderables to chargemasters. In case you’re in this same boat, we wanted […]
With the CMS Final Rule published there is a flurry of activity across the industry to come up to speed on the changes. In our experience though we’ve found that […]
On January 1, 2019 the Hospital Price Transparency Rule took effect mandating hospitals publish their price lists online in a machine-readable format. Hospitals complied by making their charge description master […]
We’ve summarized the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and American Medical Association (AMA) payment and coding updates being implemented October 1, 2019. The updates should be reviewed for […]
Is your revenue integrity program performing at full capacity? Perhaps more important, do you have a revenue integrity program (or department) at all? A survey conducted by the Healthcare Financial […]
Panacea announces enhanced Pharmacy Revenue Improvement solution, which combines expert consultants…
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