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LATEST ISSUE
 

October 2005

 

  • Vital Signs: Preparing the Revenue Cycle for Consumer-Driven Health Plans

 

PAST ISSUES

November 2003

 

  • Vital Signs: First Annual Bench-Marking Report to the Industry on Hospital Patient Financial Services (PFS) Performance Trends

  • When the Patient Has More than One Insurance

May
2003

 

  • Vital Signs: Hospital Collections Improve Reversing Two-Month Decline

  • Achieving Agency Effectiveness

  • Q & A: Ask The Expert

  • Contributor's Corner: Same Day Rule

  • Conversations with Colleagues: Collections and Bad Debt Management

January 2003

 

  • HOSPITAL PATIENT FINANCIAL SERVICES (PFS) DEPARTMENTS PERFORMANCE STAGNATES
  • Learning Lessons
  • Q & A: Ask The Expert
  • Conversations with Colleagues: Compliance Concerns Continue

September 2002

  • ANNOUNCING PFS POWERRANKINGSsm

  • Intensity and Consistency

  • Q & A: Ask The Expert

  • Health Care on the Web
    (Recent press releases from CMS)

May
2002

  • Assessing Risk and Maintaining Awareness — Developing a Data Defense
  • Relaxing MSPQ Time Frames: Good News or Bad?
  • Q & A: Ask The Expert
  • Health Care on the Web
    (Recent press releases from CMS)

February 2002

  • Focus and Intensity: A/R Critical Success Factors
  • Q & A: Ask The Expert
  • Health Care on the Web
    (Recent press releases from CMS, HHS and the OIG)

November 2001

  • On A Personal Note.....
  • Overcoming Claim Denials Checklist
  • Developing Career Path Opportunities in the Cash Flow Cycle
  • Do No Harm: Consultants and Compliance
  • Contributor's Corner: Home Healthcare Update
  • Health Care on the Web
    (Recent press releases from CMS, HHS and the OIG)

August 2001

  • Forecasting Cash Collections
  • Outsourcing Revisited
  • The Contributor's Corner: Home Health Care Update
  • Health Care on the Web
    (Recent press releases from CMS, HHS and the OIG)

April 2001

  • Who's COB Is It Anyway?
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Two Perspectives on Vendor Performance
  • The Contributor's Corner
  • - - >Home Health Care Update
  • - - >Equipment Maintenance Insurance
  • Health Care on the Web
    (Recent press releases from HCFA, HHS and the OIG)

January 2001

  • Claims Denial Appeals Process w/sample Appeals Letters and Sample Spreadsheet (in Excel)
  • Contrasting Customer Concerns
  • The Contributor's Corner: Home Health Care Update
  • Health Care on the Web
    (Recent press releases from HCFA, HHS and the OIG)

October 2000

  • Providers Beware - - Preparing for OIG 2001
  • Seasonal Variations and Increasing A/R Trends
  • Q & A: Ask The Expert
  • The Contributor's Corner: Home Health Care Update

July 2000

  • Winning Strategies for Receivables Management
  • Q & A: Ask The Expert
  • The Contributor's Corner
  • - - > The ABC's of Communicating with Clinicians
  • - - >Home Health Care Update

April 2000

  • APCs: Ready or Not!
  • Patient Access: The Importance of Communication
  • Q & A: Ask The Expert
  • The Contributor's Corner
  • - - > Time for Your Practice's Check-up
  • - - >Home Health Care Update

January 2000

  • Be Careful What You Wish For!
  • What's In A Number?
  • Q & A: Ask The Expert
  • The Contributor's Corner: Home Health Care Update

October 1999

  • Measuring Claim Denials
  • Compliance in Crisis: "Auditing the Auditors"
  • Q & A: Ask The Expert
  • The Contributor's Corner: Home Health Care Update

July 1999

  • Forming Cash Assurance Teams [CATS]
  • Compliance: Keeping Resolutions
  • Q & A: Ask The Expert
  • The Contributor's Corner
  • - - > Outsourcing: Legal Considerations
  • - - > Home Health Care Update

April 1999

  • Trending Key Indicators of Performance
  • Lowering Receivables Through Staff Education
  • Q & A: Ask The Expert
  • The Contributor's Corner
  • - - > Home Health Care Update
  • - - > You Can Prosper in Private Practice

January 1999

  • Virtual Reality: Patient Accounts
  • Surviving the Business Office Merger
  • Additional Document Requests and Other Audits -- How To Survive
  • Q & A: Ask The Expert
  • The Contributor's Corner
  • - - > Home Health Care Update
  • - - > Essential Elements of Corporate
            Compliance Programs

October 1998

  • Collection At Time Of Service
  • Goal Setting and Goal Achievement
  • Avoiding "Unforced Errors"
  • Q & A: Ask The Expert
  • The Contributor's Corner
  • - - > Home Health Care Update
  • - - > Successful Change

July 1998

  • Mid-Year Check-up
  • Successful Integration of Merged Organizations
  • Effective Compliance: Building the Data Defense
  • Q & A: Ask The Expert
  • The Contributor's Corner
  • - - > Home Health Care Update
  • - - > Using Teams to Solve Problems

April 1998

  • Inappropriate Allowances
  • Taking Time To Verify
  • Q & A: Ask The Expert
  • The Contributor's Corner: Home Health Care Update

January 1998

  • Claim Rejections
  • The Year In Review ... The Year Ahead
  • Q & A: Ask The Expert
  • The Contributor's Corner
  • - - > Home Health Care Update
  • - - > Governmental Audit of Agencies to Continue in New Year

October 1997

  • Who's Managing Your Managed Care A/R?
  • Part II How Managed Care Has Changed Practice Management's Vital Signs
  • Q & A: Ask The Expert
  • The Contributor's Corner:  Home Health Care Update
  • Surfing Through Webland
  • - - > Join The PAMList !

July 1997

  • Do You Have Accounts Deceivable?
  • How Managed Care Has Changed Practice Management's Vital Signs
  • Q & A: Ask The Expert
  • The Contributor's Corner
  • - - > Home Health Care Update
  • - - > From Business Plan To Action Plan

April 1997

  • Quarterly A/R Reporting
  • Physician Heal Thyself
  • The Contributor's Corner
  • - - > Home Health Care Update
  • - - > Multi-Test Takers
  • - - > Q & A

January 1997

  • Vital Signs: A/R at Year End
  • Medical Records Coding and Risk
  • The Contributor's Corner:
  • - - > Home Health Care Update
  • - - > Impact of Registration
  • Surfing through Webland

October 1996

  • The Aging of Receivables
  • Emphasis on Education
  • The Contributor's Corner: Home Health Care Update
  • - - > Health Care & Legal Issues
  • Surfing through Webland

July 1996

  • Days to Collect
  • Outsourcing
  • Surfing through Webland

April 1996

  • Days to Bill
  • MSO: Friend or Foe?
  • Emphasis on Education

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