From the latest healthcare headlines to MedAxiom community news, this is the place to learn more and stay informed. Updated regularly.
News | Published: Monday, June 27, 2016
MedAxiom Consulting Takes a Team Approach to Cover Critical Coding Topics at Clinical Documentation/E&M Workshop
News | Published: Friday, June 17, 2016
MedAxiom’s Ginger Biesbrock and Anne Beekman take on an emerging care delivery model that promotes the Quadruple Aim.
News | Published: Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Being on the frontlines of cardiovascular health care, the MedAxiom community lives the day-to-day challenges of operating a successful program. We know many of you are finding that what has worked in the past—from the makeup of your provider teams to your reimbursement processes—may not work in the future. The shift to value-based medicine is ...
News | Published: Thursday, May 26, 2016
Health care changes are happening at record speed and impact every sector of the industry—including billers and coders. With the current rate and complexity of change—as well as the shift toward data transparency and value—it can be difficult to get a clear picture of the new health care landscape and its implications for coders, their providers and organization. MedAxiom’s annual BOCN workshop provides a roadmap for ...
News | Published: Monday, April 25, 2016
Last week CMS released the Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) Proposed Inpatient Rule, which outlines the proposed requirements and payment changes that will go into effect October 1, 2016. Cardiovascular related services continue to play a significant role in terms of inpatient volumes, with Heart Failure continuing to lead the way. Ryan Graver highlights and summarizes the key points of the proposed rule in this blog.
News | Published: Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Tackling today's issues and shaping the future of health care delivery at the CV Transforum Spring’16 conference
News | Published: Monday, February 15, 2016
Learn more about the hot topics the MedAxiom Consulting team, as well as our partners, will be presenting at the ACC'16 Summit.
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?