Study Finds Minority Children Receive Less Advanced Imaging In The ED

Study Finds Minority Children Receive Less Advanced Imaging In The ED

A recent study found African American and Hispanic children get fewer tests than Caucasian children concerning x-ray, CT, ultrasound, and MRI. This study found that when white children went to the emergency department, they were more likely to receive advanced imaging during their visit in comparison to African American or Hispanic children. This evidence points…

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Pandemic Causes More Americans To Choose Medicare Plans

A 9% increase in the number of Medicare beneficiaries who enrolled last year clearly shows effects of the pandemic and economy on American society. 36% of the 67.7 million Medicare beneficiaries in the US are enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan this year

A 9% increase in the number of Medicare beneficiaries who enrolled last year clearly shows effects of the pandemic and economy on American society. 36% of the 67.7 million Medicare beneficiaries in the US are enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan this year, based on preliminary open enrollment data collected from October to December, 2020.…

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So what’s RCM?

So what's RCM? Addressing denied claims and patient nonpayment can be a frustrating

By Neale Pashley Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) refers to a payment process that integrates an all-inclusive range of tools, practices, techniques and solutions that are closely interconnected to information and operational healthcare services. The goal of RCM is to ensure the healthcare provider or facility has a friction-free billing and payment process. An RCM Strategy…

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RSNA’s First Virtual Conference: How You Can Prepare

The RSNA’s First Virtual Conference: How You Can Prepare

By Neale Pashley The RSNA conference is one of the biggest and most significant of the year. But this year, the 450,000 sq ft exhibit space has been replaced by a computer, monitor, mouse, and keyboard for coronavirus safety measures. You may have the same doubts we do on whether the virtual RSNA will work.…

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Lawmakers Attempt To Protect Physicians From Medicare Cuts With New Legislation

Lawmakers Attempt To Protect Physicians From Medicare Cuts With New Legislation

Lawmakers from both parties attempted to avoid reductions in reimbursement for radiologists and other specialists by introducing new legislation Friday. To cover the difference between 2020 and 2021, they created “Holding Providers Harmless from Medicare Cuts During COVID-19 Act”. The reps who sponsored the bill have hindsight over the headwinds physicians are currently facing and…

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