Revenue Cycle Management (RCM)

Pros and Cons of Doing Revenue Cycle Management In-House vs. Choosing a Third-Party Partner

September 22, 2022

Pros and Cons of Doing Revenue Cycle Management In-House vs. Choosing a Third-Party Partner

Healthcare providers are experiencing a number of challenges when it comes to their revenue cycle management (RCM):   More time spent in accounts receivable (AR)  Staffing shortages, with either too few…

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Revenue Cycle Management: How to Make Your Front-End Office More Efficient

July 11, 2022

Revenue Cycle Management: How to Make Your “Front-End” Office More Efficient with Automation

Healthcare staffing challenges continue to prevail in 2022. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted how healthcare organizations manage their revenue cycle. Staffing shortages mean that providers are forced to hire inexperienced…

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Hospital to Hospital transports from an RCM perspective

December 13, 2021

Hospital to Hospital transports from an RCM perspective

Revenue Cycle Management(RCM) in the ambulance industry has a lot of moving parts to monitor to ensure the bottom line is met.  Lower DSO, maintain a steady cash flow, keep…

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December 12, 2019

DSO, What Is It and Why Does It Matter?

What Is It? DSO stands for Days Sales Outstanding. It is also sometimes referred to as Number of Days in Accounts Receivable (AR). Most importantly, it’s a metric or Key…

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June 24, 2019

What is Ambulance Cost Data Collection?

Since the inception of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has been taking broad strokes to optimize the…

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November 14, 2018

The 8 Questions EMS Billing Companies are Hoping You Don’t Ask on Your Next RFP

The rising prominence of the Triple Aim has increased pressure on EMS providers to optimize patient satisfaction and reduce healthcare costs – all while still attending to medical emergencies. This…

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June 07, 2018

EMS Revenue Cycle Management JEMS Award

Integra Connect’s Revenue Cycle Management Solution for EMS services has received the JEMS “Hot Product” Award for 2018. The Hot Product award is exclusive to the Journal of Emergency Medical…

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new medicare card

February 28, 2018

New Medicare Card’s Impact on Providers & RCM

New Medicare Card Project Impacts Providers In 2015, as part of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), Medicare announced plans to transition the Medicare number from current state…

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December 20, 2017

EMS Pain Assessment

What do you do if you arrive on scene to find a patient who is pale and bordering on delirium in obvious pain? Your training kicks in – all of…

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