With increasing patient out-of-pocket liability, healthcare organizations are moving more collections efforts to pre-registration and point-of-service (POS). Starting these conversations early provides transparency for patients, increased overall [...]
Epic’s InBasket is a splendid communication platform; and unfortunately for many physicians, also a vault full of overdue tasks and unread messages.
Computer assisted coding (CAC) technology offers many opportunities for improvement of workflows and outcomes across your coding and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) operations. Beyond the typical productivity gains, have you outlined your [...]
In our March Newsletter, the Wilshire Group introduced Quick HITS – short term, focused projects designed to maximize your ROI. We are happy to announce our first patient access focused project, Registration and Authorization Quality!
In our Coding Alignment Part 1 earlier this week, we outlined the considerations for beginning the process of integrating your facility and professional coding workstreams/departments from an operational perspective. Now we would like to focus on system [...]
As The Wilshire Group reflects on coding industry trends, there is certainly a common theme with coding department goals for this year: continued integrative work between facility and professional coding.
Often when organizations are trying to decide what areas need the most help, they emphasize revenue gain opportunities first (i.e. missing charges, denials, etc). This usually means revenue acceleration opportunities like insurance follow-up (outstanding [...]
Epic’s Revenue Guardian is one of the most robust tools on the market for preventing missed revenue opportunities, reducing denials, and ultimately decreasing AR days, so why aren’t more organizations using it?