Rural Health Clinic Cost Reporting-December 17, 2014

The purpose of this teleconference is to provide information to independent and provider-based rural health clinics regarding their cost reporting responsibility for Medicare and Medicaid. This session is designed to provide reminders of important deadlines and procedures that must be completed before the year-end or in early 2015. This session is focused on Independent or freestanding RHCs and will cover how to maximize your reimbursement rate in 2014. However, provider-based RHCs will benefit...

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From: Healthcare Business Specialists

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Health Care "Reform" Bill Will Actually Raise Health Care Costs

During debate on the Senate floor, Republican senators highlight a report from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services that states that Democrats' health care reform bill will hurt Medicare and actually raise health care costs.

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From: RepublicanSenators

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Prescription Drug Costs Among Top Concerns for Medicare Beneficiaries; More Than 20 Percent ...

DEERFIELD, Ill.-- More than one-third of Medicare Part D beneficiaries surveyed

(37 percent) have daily concerns about their prescription drug costs and 1 in 5 say they've had to make sacrifices, such as delaying filling a prescription or skipping doses, to help manage medication costs, according to a new Walgreens survey.

The Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) reports more than 31.5 million people were enrolled in Part D, Medicare's prescription drug benefit program, in...

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From: NewsInfusion NBN

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STINGRAY™ - Healthcare Payment Specialists, LLC

STINGRAY™ ANALYTICS: PRECISE. TIMELY. SUPPORTIVE.

With STINGRAY, Healthcare Payment Specialists's hospital partners have the ability to take control of their Medicare cost reporting and claims management internally and are able to increase reimbursements and reduce processing time and costs.

STINGRAY Revenue Intelligence optimizes reimbursement and improves compliance by:

- Aggregating, standardizing and validating all pertinent data on a single integrated platform

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From: HealthcarePayment

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RHC Cost Reporting for 2014-March 26th, 2014

Rural Health Clinic Cost Reporting for 2014.

The purpose of this teleconference is to provide information to independent and provider-based rural health clinics regarding their cost reporting responsibility for Medicare and Medicaid. This session will cover changes to the cost reporting process in 2013 and 2014, how to count visits for the cost report, physician compensation issues, audit issues, and Medicare Bad Debts. The session will be conducted by Mark R. Lynn who is Certified Public...

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From: Healthcare Business Specialists

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Hospital Board Room Commercial

Missouri pays a percentage of whatever hospitals put on their cost reports proportional to their Medicaid and Medicare business, a BIG PROBLEM!!! Rob wants to fix this and bring down the cost of healthcare.

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From: robschaaf1

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RHC Cost Reporting for 2015-Thursday, April 23rd 2015

The purpose of this teleconference is to provide information to independent and provider-based rural health clinics regarding their cost reporting responsibility for Medicare and Medicaid. This session will cover changes to the cost reporting process in 2014 and 2015, how to count visits for the cost report, physician compensation issues, audit issues, and Medicare Bad Debts.

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From: Mark Lynn

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New Medicaid Cost Report Seminar April 17, 2015

$60 Billion. That's what the Federal Government estimates it overpays on Medicare and Medicaid - due to waste, fraud and abuse. So the government is cracking down and Iowa and other states need to comply with federal rules and regulations to help reduce waste fraud and abuse. Iowa is doing this, in part with a new Medicaid Cost Report for nursing homes. This new cost report greatly expands the amount of information that you are required to accurately report. And failure to do so can subject...

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From: RyunGivensandCompany

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Fixing the disconnect between Medicare and Medicaid

Providing long term care at a reasonable cost — especially for low-income Americans who are elderly or have disabilities — has long been a challenge in the U.S. In California, long term care providers are coordinating in order to tackle the special challenges faced by those who qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid. Special correspondent Kathleen McCleery reports.

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From: PBS NewsHour

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"Integrated Primary and Mental Health Care: Reconnecting the Brain and the Body."

The event marked the release of a new report, "The Economic Impact of Integration: Implications for Psychiatry," by the international actuarial firm Milliman Inc. That report found that general medical costs for patients who have behavioral health disorders are 2-3 times higher than for those without behavioral illness. In fact, the additional health care costs incurred by people with behavioral comorbidities were estimated to be $293 billion in 2012. Effective integration of medical and...

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From: American Psychiatric Association

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