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News | Published: Monday, January 11, 2016
The more participants we have in our Annual Survey, the more powerful the data.
News | Published: Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Learn more about the hot topics the MedAxiom Consulting team will be presenting at the ACC'16 Summit.
News | Published: Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Reimbursement for patient face-to-face professional services (evaluation and management) has traditionally been driven by volume and level of service. With the current shift to value-based reimbursement, providers must now understand how they are being measured and how the specificity and detail of their coding will be used in that measurement. Claim submission is all about the data, using numbers (CPT codes, ICD-9/ICD-10 codes) to “paint a picture” of the patient’s current disease state, describe the services performed, and request payment for that work. The accuracy of how you paint that picture may affect your revenue in the shift from volume to value. With that in mind, what is your painting style: Jackson Pollock or Leonardo da Vinci?
News | Published: Wednesday, July 1, 2015Today, many hospital-based cath labs have the same immediate goals: reduce costs per case, improve throughput and daily efficiency to include same-day discharge, and keep clinical outcomes and patient
News | Published: Wednesday, May 27, 2015It is not uncommon to find an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) program as a negative entry on a delivery system’s finance ledger. Often administrators tell me that their APP program is “a valuable
News | Published: Thursday, April 30, 2015Transforming the way care is delivered to cardiovascular patient populations—through improved quality and outcomes and lower costs—is at the heart of a new collaboration between MedAxiom Consulting
News | Published: Thursday, March 5, 2015The current wave of health care change has hit almost every sector of the market, and physician salaries have not been immune. With downward pressure on cost and volume, along with more public scrutiny on
News | Published: Thursday, March 5, 2015Our first issue of 2015 is a departure from the traditional content of Cardiac Interventions Today, in that we review the changing landscape of cardiovascular care in the era of practice consolidation, the
News | Published: Thursday, March 5, 2015Like the cardiology industry as a whole, the current trends and statistics in interventional cardiology are sending mixed signals. On the one hand, volumes in the catheterization lab have been decreasing over