No Appetite for Analytics

This article is initially available on our podcast. Click here to listen. I did a podcast recently about the lack of any content at the HBMA (Healthcare Billing Management Association) conference coming up concerning data and analytics. I now have some more...

Benchmarking Catch-22

This article is initially available on our podcast. Click here to listen. There’s a bit of a catch-22 in financial benchmarking in healthcare, and that’s this. Suppose you drop information into a sort of giant national database (or even if it’s not a...

Interoperability and 21st Century Cures Act

This article is initially available on our podcast. Click here to listen. Interoperability is a subject that comes up frequently. One of the subjects that comes up under this is that the Cures Act has been around for several years. However, while delayed, it is now in...

Are Denials 99% Avoidable?

This article is initially available on our podcast. Click here to listen. Are denials completely avoidable? By “completely avoidable,” I mean materially, in other words, greater than 99%. Recently, I interacted with a billing company that claims that they...

Denials Reporting Lag

This article is initially available on our podcast. Click here to listen. We’ve spoken recently about the reporting lag with many systems. Many times, because of certain cycle aspects of things, whether it’s accounts receivable, we tend to look at not the...