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What Can Medical Providers Learn from the Southwest Airlines Fiasco?

Even those who were lucky enough not to be traveling over the holidays are aware of the epic fail at Southwest. While all airlines were impacted, Southwest was running at about a third of their scheduled flights even after the brunt of the bad weather had passed. The impact on travelers was so significant, and so far outside of what other airlines experienced that a government investigation was...

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Top 5 Blog Posts of 2022

As always, XIFIN’s Beyond Billing blog kept abreast of key issues and hot topics within the healthcare industry, staying especially in tune with legislative proposals that can potentially impact reimbursement and revenue.Here are the top blogs of 2022, with far-ranging topics that include PAMA and SALSA, the No Surprises Act, digital pathology, and revenue cycle management. 1. Laboratory Test...

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An Overview of Cybersecurity at XIFIN

Marty BarrackChief Legal and Compliance Officer, XIFIN, Inc. Michael ConlonAVP Cyber Security, XIFIN, Inc. XIFIN’s commitment to cybersecurity starts with its focus on appropriate frameworks to guide its cybersecurity efforts.  We utilize the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)...

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Must-Have Compliance Capabilities to Manage Risk and Help Drive Growth

Thorough RCM processes address a myriad of compliance issues that can cost an organization money, business freedom, and even exit opportunities. Compliance requirements are continually changing, and any misstep could result in lost revenue, fines, and even extreme penalties such as debarment, corporate integrity agreements, and criminal consequences for the company and responsible individuals. ...

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How Real-Time Connectivity Can Drive Revenue, Reduce Cost, and Increase Client Satisfaction

In today’s healthcare environment, there is a lot of uncertainty about what revenue will look like in the face of declining reimbursement, increasing payor denials, and staffing shortages. At the same time, there are greater expectations on the workforce to comply with regulations and payor reimbursement requirements, which can differ by payor and state. Therefore, it is essential for healthcare...

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Understand Black Book Research's Assessment Criteria for Evaluating RCM Services Providers on Measures Associated with Service

This blog is part of a series. Read Part 1 and Part 2. This is our third and final blog in this series about the advantages of leveraging Black Book Research’s comprehensive assessment criteria for evaluating outsourced revenue cycle management (RCM) service providers. In this blog, we focus on the measures associated with Service.Black Book Research evaluates outsourced diagnostic/laboratory RCM...

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Understand the Black Book Research Criteria to Choose the Right Outsourced RCM Services Provider

This blog is part of a series. Read Part 1 and Part 3. As our second blog in this series about the benefits of using Black Book Research’s comprehensive set of assessment criteria to evaluate outsourced revenue cycle management (RCM) service providers, we focus on the measures associated with Security, Compliance, and Trust.Black Book Research evaluated outsourced diagnostic/laboratory RCM...

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Leverage the Criteria Black Book Research Uses to Select the Best Outsourced RCM Services Provider for Your Organization

This blog is part of a series. Read Part 2 and Part 3. Although diagnostic organizations continue to improve in their ability to make decisions regarding outsourcing revenue cycle management (RCM), many may still benefit from guidance on the most impactful decision criteria. Black Book Research conducts an annual study to understand how diagnostic leaders perceive service providers across 18...

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