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Discover the latest news, research, and actionable insights to improve your business. Vital Signs by The Intake brings you Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) news and ideas for your independent practice.

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Diagram depicting claims care rcm
Vital Signs: A May 2024 wrap-up of revenue cycle management healthcare news

This month’s ‘Vital Signs’ covers cyberattack difficulties, RPM code discussions, and significant telehealth coverage expansions

Vital signs April 2024
Vital signs April 2024
Vital Signs: An April 2024 wrap-up of revenue cycle management healthcare news

Stay updated on the latest trends and challenges in revenue cycle management with this comprehensive roundup, which covers new billing codes, perceptions of AI in healthcare, Change Healthcare cyberattack recovery, and more. Discover insights that can help improve billing practices, enhance patient care, and support financial health in your medical practice.

vital signs RCM column-march 2024
vital signs RCM column-march 2024
Vital Signs: A March 2024 wrap-up of revenue cycle management healthcare news

This March 2024 RCM roundup highlights the ongoing recovery from the Change Healthcare outage, along with other key news such as Medicare payments reform, the role of private equity in practice acquisitions, the integration of AI tools by doctors, a new CMS primary care payment model, and a projected physician shortage.

vital signs feb 2024
vital signs feb 2024
Vital Signs: February 2024’s wrap-up of revenue cycle management healthcare news

February 2024’s RCM wrap-up includes updates around the availability of procedure volume data on Medicare.gov, strategies to combat physician burnout through note bloat reduction, and why the industry is on high cybersecurity alert.

Medical provider uses calculator to determine impact of revenue cycle management healthcare news
Medical provider uses calculator to determine impact of revenue cycle management healthcare news
Vital Signs: A monthly wrap-up of revenue cycle management healthcare news for January 2024

This January 2024 RCM wrap-up includes what you need to know about new Medicare revenue opportunities, a new rule for prior authorizations, and more.

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Medical practice manager reads about revenue cycle management news
Vital Signs: A wrap-up of revenue cycle management news for December 2023

This December 2023 RCM wrap-up includes compliance updates, preparations for new codes, and fee schedule changes.

Billing statement and stethoscope with revenue cycle management healthcare news
Billing statement and stethoscope with revenue cycle management healthcare news
Vital Signs: A monthly wrap-up of revenue cycle management healthcare news

A summary of September RCM news as well as regulations that take effect October 1, 2023

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Get expert tips, guides, and valuable insights for your healthcare practice