Blog Posts by Date: Aug 2022


Best Practice to Maximize Patient Collections Now that the HRSA COVID-19 Uninsured Program has Ended

On March 15, 2022, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced that the Uninsured Program would stop accepting claims as it had exhausted its federal pandemic funding. In the COVID-19 Uninsured Program Shutdown FAQs, HRSA stated: Claims submitted after March 22 for COVID-19 testing and treatment, and after April 5 for...

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The Importance of Connectivity and Automation to Accelerate Revenue Cycle Management: A Focus on Insurance Eligibility and Discovery

Kouri AndrewsDirector, EDI Operations, XIFIN Mike FauverAVP Health Systems, XIFIN Using disconnected systems to manage the complexity of medical claim billing and revenue cycle management (RCM) can lead to errors, inefficiencies, and rework. This...

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How OmniSYS fits into Your Hospital’s Pharmacy Security Best Practices

Reprinted with permission. When it comes to patient experiences, outpatient hospital pharmacies want the best of the best. To them, the patient’s experience is paramount. But at the end of the day, IT makes the decisions on what solutions are allowed into the hospital network. Because when it comes to security, hospital pharmacies have a distinct...

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3 Ways A Patient Engagement Strategy Makes a Difference for your Pharmacy

Reprinted with permission. It’s 2022. Most pharmacies, no matter their size, have patient messaging software of one sort or another. Everyone sends text messages, makes refill reminder calls, and deploys an IVR. But patient engagement is more than just outbound communication. An effective patient engagement strategy for your pharmacy revolves...

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Considerations When Selecting an LIS for Gynecologic Cytology and Molecular Testing

Laboratories leaders investigating LIS solutions for Gynecologic Cytology and Molecular testing need dynamic solutions that meet all productivity and efficiency goals and regulatory requirements. Other essential factors include cytotech reporting, automated quality control review and reporting, pathology oversight and reporting, Bethesda reporting...

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Tips for Medical Device and Remote Patient Monitoring Companies for Getting Your Foot in the Door with Payors

When you develop a new medical device or remote patient monitoring service, inevitably in your launch planning you come to the question of which of the following must happen first: Physicians must prescribe your new product or service and show market demand to get payors to cover it. OR You must get payors to cover it (through a payor...

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