Quick Contact Form

CALL FOR A FREE SOLUTIONS CONSULTATION
Call Us1-800-670-2809

Outsource Strategies International: Blogs

Black Book Polls show that Outsourcing Medical Coding and CDI Improves Data Integrity

Black Book Polls show that Outsourcing Medical Coding and CDI Improves Data Integrity

There’s good news for medical coding companies and clinical documentation experts like medical transcription companies. A Health It Analytics article reports that a pair of recent industry polls by Black Book show that outsourcing coding, transcription, and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) efforts has evolved into a winning strategy for many healthcare organizations seeking to enhance […]

New MAGMA Survey Highlights Trends in Digital Medical Billing and Payment Best Practices

New MAGMA Survey Highlights Trends in Digital Medical Billing and Payment Best Practices

The findings of a new survey by the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) have important implications for hospitals, physician practices, and medical billing companies. This national survey was conducted among MGMA member organizations in May 2017 to understand billing and payment preferences and behaviors among providers. In addition to several billing and payment benefits in […]

Using Medical Codes Correctly for Risk Adjustment in the “Value-based” Payment Scenario

Using Medical Codes Correctly for Risk Adjustment in the “Value-based” Payment Scenario

A recent article in Neurology Today highlights the importance of accurate Medicare Risk Adjustment / Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCC) coding for physicians practices and RADV audit services for insurance companies offering Medicare Advantage (MA) plans. According to the report, the federal government claims that UnitedHealth Group, the nation’s largest Medicare Advantage (MA) insurer, increased its […]

Strategies to Tackle the Challenges of Prior Authorization

Strategies to Tackle the Challenges of Prior Authorization

Health insurance companies normally require prior authorization for medications, durable medical equipment (DME) and medical services, and insurance authorization services are available to help handle the administrative burden associated with the process. However, the American Medical Association (AMA) notes that prior authorization policies are fraught with problems like inefficiency and lack of transparency, which undermines […]