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Is Automation the Answer in Auditing?

Ask Kathy Pride, and she’ll tell you: there are two ways for healthcare providers to perform proactive auditing of their claims. There’s the old way – and there’s the better way. The Executive Vice President of Coding & Documentation for Panacea Healthcare Solutions laid it all out during a recent presentation titled “How to Optimize […]

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Complimentary Live Webinar: The Stakes Are High: Why You Should Pay Attention to Price Transparency

Join Panacea finance executives Govind Goyal and Frederick Stodolak on Thursday, September 2, 2021 at 1 p.m. EDT  for an informative session to learn more about what you can do as a hospital provider regardless of what stage of compliance you are currently at today.

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CMS Dramatically Increases Penalties for Price Transparency Non-Compliance – Panacea Responds with a No-Cost Consultation

ST. PAUL, MN – With the dramatic increase in civil penalties announced by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Panacea Healthcare Solutions, Inc., the leading experts in hospital price transparency, announced that it will make its hospital, physician and pharmacy pricing senior-level consultants available to hospitals at no cost to review and make […]

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Document Your Leftovers: The JW Modifier and How to Use It

On Jan. 1, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) began requiring the use of the JW modifier. The JW modifier is appended to applicable drug HCPCS codes to report the discarded amount of unused injectable medication from a single-dose vial. The HCPCS code and JW modifier are […]

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New Modifiers: Hospital Outpatient Billing for Injectable Self-Administered Drugs

Do you and your team have a good process to readily identify and bill appropriately for self-administered drugs? The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has had a longstanding policy excluding self-administered drugs (SADs) under the outpatient Part B benefit. Oral drugs, suppositories, and topical medications, for example, are easy enough to identify as […]

Whitepaper: Managing the Chargemaster As The Fuel of the Revenue Engine

Hospital leadership responsible for achieving financial goals that include revenue…