Blog Posts by Date: May 2022


Three Steps to Radiology MIPS Success

There are three critical steps to maximizing Medicare reimbursement by optimizing your MIPS score. But first, radiologists need to understand the 2022 MIPS changes and requirements that must be met to avoid the negative 9% payment adjustment for noncompliance and achieve a bonus.Physicians have two tracks to choose from under the CMS Quality...

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The Value of True Customer Advocacy

XIFIN Complaint to CMS Results in Modified Guidance on Health Plans’ Payment of Claims Customer advocacy is a core tenet of our business at XIFIN. While it’s easy for companies to say that customer-centricity and advocacy are core values, the proof is whether customers experience the value and impact of said commitment. The following article,...

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Part 3: Analytics for the Lab Director

This is the third installment of a four-part series. View Part 1 (How to Calibrate Hospital Lab Financial Performance​), Part 2 (Analytics for the RCM Team), or Part 4 (Analytics for Finance Leadership). Hospital financials have partially rebounded from a difficult start in 2022, but operating margins remained at a loss in March, for the third...

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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...

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Part 2: Analytics for the RCM Team

This blog post is the second installment of a four-part series. View Part 1 (How to Calibrate Hospital Lab Financial Performance​), Part 3 (Analytics for the Lab Director), or Part 4 (Analytics for Finance Leadership). Profitability and patient satisfaction targets remain elusive for hospitals in 2022, but laboratory outreach and outpatient...

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