340B and You: Operational Challenges in 2018 featuring Lisa Tonkinson [Recorded Broadcast]

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This past week’s Appeals Academy “Finally Friday” broadcast addressed the major changes recently published by CMS in the CY2018 OPPS Final Rule: the changes to the 340B Drug Program. Lisa Tonkinson, e4 Sr. Consultant, joined the program to discuss recommendations for dealing with changes from a practical, operational point of view.

View the Appeal Academy broadcast and access supporting handouts including slides, tips, reports, overviews and more here: http://appealacademy.com/this-week-on-finallyfriday/#handoutlink

Need assistance? e4’s team of revenue cycle experts use innovative tools and methodologies to help our clients complete projects, optimize metrics, and adapt quickly to change. Learn more here and contact info@e4-services.com.

[WEBINAR Recording] Dollars & Sense: Creating an Effective Financial Partnership with Your Patients

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Watch as Lisa Tonkinson, CMRP, e4 Senior Consultant, Aliina Hopkins, Managing Director, The Advisory Board, and Sandra Wolfskill, FHFMA, Director, Healthcare Finance Policy/Revenue Cycle MAP, HFMA share valuable information on improving your patient financial engagement strategy. This recorded webinar was sponsored by HIMSS and HFMA. Click here to view the webinar. (Please note that you must be a registered HFMA member to view the recording)

Overview:  Changing payment models and increased patient financial responsibility are wreaking havoc on the bottom line of healthcare providers across the spectrum, making it more important than ever that providers be able to depend on payment of the patient’s portion of their bill in a timely manner.  Increasing your ability to collect depends on being able to accurately predict what the patient’s portion of the bill will be and providing appropriate financial assistance at the right place and time.  But what does that mean, exactly?  Join us for a better understanding of the technology, business processes and partnerships necessary to successfully execute this portion of your patient engagement strategy.

Get to know e4: HIM Metrics Reporting Dashboard

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Got HIM reporting fatigue? As HIM roles continue to evolve, it’s becoming more and more important to track your most important HIM metrics, however many healthcare organizations struggle with presenting this data effectively. Our dashboard pulls information from disparate system reports and presents it in a clean, easy to understand manner that helps you improve HIM productivity.

 

Take your HIM program to the next level. Learn how our unique, effective approach is positively impacting leading healthcare systems right now. Contact e4 today to learn more.

Revenue Cycle Basics with Lisa Tonkinson [Web Series]

Rev Cycle Basics

View the entire 7 Part Series on Revenue Cycle Basics, brought to you by Lisa Tonkinson, e4 Sr. Consultant. These short education sessions document various aspects of the revenue cycle and how it impacts supply chain. The series details how disconnects between the charge master and item master can negatively affect charge services and revenue capture. This web series was produced by The Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM), the premier association for healthcare supply chain professionals. Learn more about AHRMM.

Once you view the series, consider how e4 may be able to help positively impact your revenue cycle. Our team of revenue cycle experts use innovative tools and methodologies to help our clients complete projects, optimize metrics, and adapt quickly to change. Learn more here and contact info@e4-services.com.

AHRMM: 7 Part Series on Revenue Cycle Basics

Part 1: Components and Terminology 101

Part 2: Components and Terminology 201

Part 3: Methodologies

Part 4: Challenges with Charge Capture 101

Part 5: Challenges with Charge Capture 201

Part 6: Complexities of the Charge Capture Process

Part 7: Common Mistakes & Solutions of Charge Capture

Tara Rogers presents “Reduction of Readmissions with Collaboration of Coding and CDI”

Reduction of Readmissions with Collaboration of Coding and CDI

e4’s Tara Rogers, BSN, RN, CCD recently presented “Reduction of Readmissions with Collaboration of Coding and CDI” at the PHIMA Annual Meeting. This session highlighted how a Hospital Readmission Reduction Program (HRRP) can positively impact the outcome of the hospital Readmission Adjustment Factor.

Interested in learning more? Read our case study about our Readmission Audit and Education Program, then contact info@e4-services.com.