Blog Posts by Date: Mar 2018

Celebrating National Medical Biller's Day

  • March 29, 2018

Today is Medical Biller’s Day and what better way to bring awareness then to explain what medical billers do and deal with on a day to day basis. In this blog, XIFIN’s Director of HDx and Enhanced RPM Lynnae Sinatra gives her take on what it means to be a medical biller and the difficulties and benefits that come with a medical billing position...


What to Expect from the Siemens and XIFIN Partnership

  • March 28, 2018

This year at 2018 HIMSS Conference and Exhibition XIFIN and Siemens Healthineers announced the partnership to help laboratories maximize reimbursement, as the industry anticipates the most significant reimbursement reductions in decades due to the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA). At XIFIN, we are proud to be the first partner to offer...


5 Best Practices: Secure Value from Digital Transformation Initiatives

The digital transformation wave is going to push your laboratory and profession to their limits if it hasn’t already. From the flood of leading-edge diagnostic specialties to the increasing volume of clinical data and the importance of multidisciplinary team collaboration, today’s healthcare agenda requires the right health information technology...


Don’t Let Your Value Be Overshadowed By a Few Bad Apples

  • March 15, 2018

Lately we’ve been reading a lot about alleged violations to the False Claims Act, the anti-kickback statute, and the Stark Law. My experience consulting with many diagnostic companies over the years has shown me that it is not unusual for the misdeeds and poor business practices of a few bad players to overshadow the important contribution made...


What You Need To Know About TCPC Programs

XIFIN hosted a webinar on how to Boost Your Lab’s Revenue with an Effective TCPC Program. In case you missed it, here is an overview of the big takeaways:What is a TCPC program? TCPC refers to a revenue sharing model in which the referring physician practice sends its specimens to an outside laboratory for the processing of the specimens into...


Understanding PAMA Changes and Managing its Effects

  • March 7, 2018

At the recent National Independent Laboratory Association (NILA) 2018 Lab Leaders Forum and Mid-Winter Meeting, XIFIN, Inc. Executive Chairman and CEO Lâle White presented on recent PAMA pricing cuts, and the implications for laboratory billing.At first glance, PAMA cuts seem to primarily affect nursing homes. But the reality is that the PAMA...


Learn How Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Created an Analytics-Driven Laboratory Outreach Business at HIMSS

  • March 2, 2018

HIMSS Conference and Exhibition provides so many great opportunities for attendees to learn from industry leaders. If you are going to HIMSS this year, be sure to catch Charles V. Wilson and Kyle Fetter’s session on “Building an Analytics-Driven Laboratory Outreach Business”.In this captivating session you’ll learn how the laboratory team at...


Learn Top Tips for Building and Tracking a Performance-Based Outreach Business with Jane Hermansen from Mayo Clinic

  • March 1, 2018

I am thrilled to announce that my friend and former colleague, Jane Hermansen from Mayo Clinic, has agreed to present her top tips for building a performance-based outreach business in a XIFIN webinar. If you have not had the pleasure of hearing Jane present, she is a recognized authority on effectively running hospital outreach laboratories and...