Years ago I read a news story titled “The Check Is Not In The Mail”. It was a fascinating story about a health care organization called Athenahealth that did a brief study on how the nation’s seven biggest health insurers pay their bills. What they found wasn’t shocking to anyone who’s ever had to try […]

Last year we had an article here talking about reasons to consider assisted living. It was more about the needs for assisted living and the potential emotions associated with it by the residents. Ann via Compfight This time around we’re going to address issues around assisted living centers that most people don’t know, things that […]

Just like almost all businesses large enough to have employees pay someone to audit their businesses, hospitals sometimes need to, or should have, someone come in to audit their receivables process. It can involve looking at the charge master or how charges are captured, or a host of other things. This article is specifically going […]

Every person who works with hospital bills know something about revenue codes. Some folks have at least a basic concept of what revenue codes are supposed to be, that’s about as far as it goes. Scarier yet, some people have only heard the term. It would seem that it’s time someone addressed revenue codes in […]

I made one of those critical mistakes those of us can make who are trying to take care of our elderly parents and don’t have any of the skills needed to do it right. I recently discovered that one of the major reasons my mother was having trouble walking is because she hadn’t been taking […]