Blog Posts by Date: Aug 2021


XIFIN Named a 12-Time Inc. 5000 Honoree a Testament to Company’s Crucial Support of Healthcare Diagnostics

Inc. has just published its 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America list for 2021, and XIFIN is among its ranks for the 12th time in its 24-year history. During a period of unprecedented challenges for the healthcare industry and a significant shift towards telehealth, XIFIN proved able to not only meet the technological demands of...

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Telehealth Is Here to Stay

One of the lasting changes born of the pandemic is the expectation by healthcare providers that they will continue to leverage telehealth and remote patient monitoring platforms in their practices. According to the “COVID 19 Telehealth Impact Study” conducted by the COVID 19 Healthcare Coalition, in 2018 only 18% of physicians incorporated...

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Delta Variant Impact on Lab Testing Volumes

The impact of the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant is increasingly severe. The CDC has determined this strain is nearly twice as contagious as previous variants and two studies indicate Delta patients are more likely to be hospitalized than those infected with Alpha or the original virus strains.1 97.4% of all U.S. COVID-19 cases stem from this variant....

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Pathology Denial Metrics and Implementing a Strategic Appeals Processes

Pathology practices are becoming increasingly inundated with added requirements for prior authorization and medical necessity documentation. Insurance requirements are becoming more onerous, and lines are increasingly blurred around what is required for claims to meet individual payor standards for reimbursement. Failure to meet a single...

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The Value of Highly Flexible Client/Physician e-Invoicing Capabilities

There are several scenarios in which ordering entities, such as physician practices, want other healthcare providers, like laboratories or medical device companies, to bill them for services performed or devices delivered rather than billing payors or patients. For example, if a diagnostic provider offers only non-covered services, such as a new...

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Hospital Price Transparency: Does it Change Your Outreach Lab Program Strategy?

Recently, I had the great privilege to participate in a Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) virtual panel discussion on compliance with hospital price transparency requirements. One of the primary topics I covered during the discussion was how technology can help reduce the “lift” for hospital outreach laboratories to achieve and...

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