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News: Panacea Responds to CMS FY19 IPPS Proposed Rules Requiring Hospitals to Publish Their Chargemaster Prices Online

Lehi Utah, May 10, 2018 Panacea announced today that their Hospital Zero-Base Pricing® system will align with the proposed IPPS rules for FY 2019 released by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The proposed rules issued by CMS on April 24 require healthcare organizations to publish their “standard charges” online by January 1, […]

Key Learnings from HCCA 2018 Compliance Institute Conference.

We had a great time at HCCA’s Compliance Institute conference in Las Vegas and enjoyed meeting everyone.  It’s always so exciting to see all of the strategies and methods professionals across the healthcare industry are using to accomplish their diverse goals.

Panacea Offers Focused Audit Service in Response to United, Anthem and other Payer Attempts to Reduce Level 4 and 5 Reimbursements

Lehi, Utah, April 20, 2018 – In response to recent initiatives from United Health, Anthem and other Payers, Panacea announced a service for providers to proactively identify their financial risk.

IR Coding: 100% Bundled, Component Coded or Hybrid-Bundled

In 1992, CPT coding options for interventional radiology (IR) procedures underwent a seismic shift in “how” to code. Gone was the old method of complete procedure codes (a one-size-fits-all code); the new method added separate options to describe “what was done” and “where or how you did it.”

The OIG Targets Herceptin Billing Errors

The OIG has added specialty drug coverage and reimbursement by Medicaid to its Work Plan.

Creating an Internal Inpatient Auditing Program

Changes in reimbursement policies, laws, and regulatory oversight are forcing healthcare organizations to respond to increased regulatory scrutiny and audits.

Pricing Strategies: What’s Your Defense?

In today’s era of intense public scrutiny on medical costs, what’s your pricing strategy? Does it pass the test of fairness and accuracy, without sacrificing revenue objectives?

Panacea Announces Enhanced Pharmacy Revenue Improvement Solution

Panacea announces enhanced Pharmacy Revenue Improvement solution, which combines expert consultants…

How to Rationalize Chargemaster Prices

Have you ever wondered how hospital prices became so irrational? As is often the case, things changed incrementally. Hospitals and healthcare systems…

Career Step and Panacea to Celebrate Expanded Service Offerings at AHIMA17 Convention

Career Step and Panacea invite AHIMA17 conference attendees to visit booth 501 to celebrate their expanded best-in-class offerings.