Blog Posts by Date: Oct 2011

Blog: HIPAA 5010 contingency plan needed, says MGMA

  • October 31, 2011

The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) is calling on the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to issue a HIPAA 5010 contingency plan permitting health plans to adjudicate claims that may not have all the required data. MGMA's research suggests that critical coordination among many practices and their trading partners has not...


White Paper Explains 5 Key Trends Driving CEOs to Next Generation Revenue Cycle Management

  • October 18, 2011

"A CEO's Guide to Next Generation Revenue Cycle Management: What Service Providers Need to Know to Survive the Changing Diagnostic Healthcare Environment" is the title of a newly released white paper aimed at the turbulent and highly competitive diagnostic services marketplace. The white paper, hosted by Robert Michel, Editor-In-Chief of The Dark...


Increased Focus on Compliance Puts Pressure On Labs

  • October 13, 2011

  There is a growing host of legislation and agency interventions combating potential fraud and waste in healthcare, including: the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act (FERA) and Recovery Audit Contractors (RAC) among others. As much as $20 billion has been recovered by the government...