The Business of Medicine Newsletter – December 2015
Volume 3, Issue 12
Inside the December issue: How ICD-10 has affected payment and revenue after 60 days, a guide to ICD-10 fracture coding, how to account for expenses in physician compensation models, two new Stark exceptions in 2016, are involved, how adding obesity care could improve revenue, and new bundling program for joint replacements.
- ICD-10 payment impact. Learn about the impact ICD-10 has had on revenue cycles nationwide, and why front-end edits could get tougher down the road.
- Fracture coding in ICD-10. Get tips on fracture care coding in ICD-10, which is much more complex than before under ICD-9.
- Physician compensation. Our guide to accounting for different types of expenses and how they affect physician compensation under the most common payment models.
- New Stark exceptions. Two new exceptions to Stark Law could yield new opportunities for your NPPs and timeshare arrangements in 2016.
- Adding obesity care. Hear from a physician about why adding obesity care to your practice could improve revenue and patient outcomes.
- Joint replacement bundling. Get the scoop on a new CMS program that will bundle joint replacements in 67 areas nationwide in 2016.