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Industry News & Updates

2017 Medicare Wage Index Information
CMS has published the Wage Index Public Use File that will be used to determine the 2017 Medicare Area Wage Index.
The deadline to request revisions to the published information is September 2, 2015.

Cash and Point-of-Service Collection Risks:
Although more Americans have health insurance coverage, 25% do not have money or liquid assets to cover their deductible, according to an article in U.S. Money on March 3, 2015. Even if your state has expanded Medicaid, individual policies have out-of-pocket maximums as high as $6,450 and family policies as high as $12,900! RGI offers a wide range of point-of-service engagements, whether you need an overhaul, a tune-up or simply a high-level support for management.  RGI can create training, education, monitoring or a comprehensive program to help you.

Incident to vs. Split/Shared
There tends to be a lot of confusion surrounding services performed by mid-level providers, such as nurse practitioners and physician assistants….Read More

IRS Finalized Requirements for
Tax-Exempt Hospitals – 501(r)(3)
What Does It Mean For You? Are you sending patients bills with full charges? Do you send accounts to collections before 120 days? Many hospitals are not in compliance…
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Calendar

2015 AHIMA Convention, September 26-30                                    New Orleans, LA

2015 Michigan Critical Access Hospital Conference                       November 5-6, 2015

Laura Lovett presenting at MOA Fall conference in November  date and topic TBD