Healthcare news articles – July 25-30

  Our selection of top healthcare news articles from around the web. "Building strong financial projections | #HealthcareFinance News" http://t.co/K8hbl5JPB2 by @hfnewstweet #hospitals — BESLER Consulting (@BeslerDotCom) July 25, 2014 "CMS Releases Proposed 2015 Hospital Outpatient Payment Rates: 7 Things to Know" http://t.co/iliLv6aGkc by @beckershr — BESLER Consulting (@BeslerDotCom) July 25, 2014 "5 Things to […]

Healthcare news articles – July 17-24

  Here is this week’s selection of top healthcare news articles from around the web. "#Hospitals, regulators spar over in-patient care policy" http://t.co/4aGLV12kkt #medicare — BESLER Consulting (@BeslerDotCom) July 18, 2014 CMS' #Medicare Recovery Audit Contractor Program: 8 Things to Know http://t.co/hh0tNZsqKl by @beckershr — BESLER Consulting (@BeslerDotCom) July 22, 2014 How CMS' 2015 Payment […]

Factors leading to exclusions from federal healthcare programs

What can lead to exclusions from federal healthcare programs?   Examples of behavior that can lead to exclusions from federal healthcare programs include convictions related to federal healthcare program fraud, patient abuse or neglect and substance abuse. In addition, an exclusion can be triggered by adverse action by a state licensing board or failure to […]

Healthcare news articles – July 8-16

  Here is this week’s selection of top healthcare news articles from around the web. “Best practices for effective financial communication with patients | Healthcare Finance News” http://t.co/mmNvKIO7Zr by @hfnewstweet — BESLER Consulting (@BeslerDotCom) July 8, 2014 MedPAC’s semi-annual report to Congress: what #hospitals need to know | http://t.co/v5zGRMzpV7 by @hfnewstweet — BESLER Consulting (@BeslerDotCom) […]

Overview of Medicare IPPS

Enhance your understanding of Medicare IPPS   Medicare reimburses acute care hospitals under the inpatient prospective payment system or (IPPS). According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services: Section 1886(d) of the Social Security Act (the Act) sets forth a system of payment for the operating costs of acute care hospital inpatient stays under […]