Impact Insights

Leverage These Tips to Improve Revenue Cycle Performance within an EHR

November 10, 2020

For many organizations, the relationship between users and their electronic health record (EHR) often wavers. System expectations are generally high likely due to cost. Clients,... More

How to Create a Patient-Centric Revenue Cycle Operation

September 25, 2020

Many things will come to mind when we think back about the year 2020. The way we seek and receive services as customers will most... More

Prioritize Revenue Cycle Team Building

August 7, 2020

In the current healthcare environment, Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) has become an important area of focus across the United States. As organizations assess their current... More

A Leading Look at Revenue Integrity

June 5, 2020

It’s the holy grail of a revenue cycle: a shiny CDM, minimal late charges, zero charge leakage and denials in the basement. Impact Advisors has... More

Planning Your Comeback

May 27, 2020

Medical practices and hospital clinics are laser-focused on maintaining patient care, protecting staff from the spread of COVID-19 and financial security during the pandemic. With... More

Optimizing Revenue Cycle Processes: The Technology Factor

November 14, 2019

Revenue Cycle services are frequently an area where health systems and healthcare companies look to improve value and effectiveness. Through our Impact Insights blog platform,... More

Optimizing Revenue Cycle Processes: The People Approach

September 20, 2019

A comprehensive revenue cycle review could be prudent to ensure your system and team are working optimally. As discussed previously in the first of a... More

Flossing for Dollars

June 27, 2019

You’re lying in your dentist’s chair for your semi-annual teeth cleaning and before the dental hygienist starts using that always enjoyable “Captain Hook” metal scraping... More

Timely Filing: Optimizing Revenue Cycle Team Performance

June 26, 2018

Timely filing write-offs are preventable, but avoiding them requires diligence on the part of billers and leadership.  A timely filing write-off is a charge deducted... More

Timely Filing: A Proactive Approach for Revenue Cycle Leaders

June 21, 2018

With so many obstacles to collecting revenue, organizations want to avoid unnecessary write-offs. One example is the timely filing write-off – a charge deducted from... More

Tips for Managing Coding Quality

April 17, 2018

What Is Coding Coding is a process in which diagnoses, procedures and medical services are translated into alphanumeric (ICD-10) or numeric (CPT) codes. These codes... More

Revenue Integrity – Not Just for the Billing Folks!

October 30, 2017

As more and more organizations implement comprehensive, integrated electronic health records, the divide between disparate clinical and revenue cycle systems has all but disappeared. No... More

Denials Management: Going from Zero to Hero

October 16, 2017

According to Change Healthcare, of the estimated “$3 trillion in claims submitted by hospitals in 2016, an estimated 9% of charges ($262 billion) were initially... More

Alphabet Soup of Value-Based Care

April 11, 2016

Confused by the alphabet soup of government value-based reimbursement programs coming down the pike? You are not alone. Meaningful Use, Value-Based Modifiers, PQRS, Hospital Acquired... More

Moneyball Meets Cost Modeling

April 4, 2016

 “Data itself doesn’t tell the future, or give the answer – but it can limit the field for you and make it manageable for you.”  ... More