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Archive for March 2016

Why is the Medical Coding Audit Function More Important Than Ever?

It’s all about Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI). With the recent implementation of ICD-10, Nearterm believes that coding audit practices are now a critical part of what healthcare organizations must do to remain compliant and sustain healthy cash flow. Briefly, medical coding audits seek findings that support CDI implementation and ongoing CDI practices.  The audit process…

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Nearterm Managed RCM Project Staffing Services

A billing or coding backlog that challenges your manpower resources can put your cash flow at risk. Nearterm can rapidly deploy a professionally managed team of qualified technicians to eliminate backlogs or to backfill a special HIM or Revenue Cycle project. The team can be dedicated to a specific functional area (e.g. Medical Coding, Medicare…

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Improving Cash Flow

Check out this great article written by our very own Jim Matthews for the HFMA Gulf Coast Express – February 2016 Newsletter:  http://files.ctctcdn.com/d6aa2798201/aedf162e-cc2f-46a7-ab9b-c49a1b0708bc.pdf Improving Cash Flow Cash flow from patient care revenue is one of the CFO’s main concerns in today’s transitioning industry environment. How can hospitals and healthcare provider organizations develop sustainable and growing…

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