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Produced by: Home Care Institute
The critical role of accounting and finance requires technical competencies used in decision support for all areas of healthcare management, compliance and development.
The critical role of accounting and finance requires technical competencies used in decision support for all areas of healthcare management, compliance and development.
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Produced by: Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
This course describes the “nuts and bolts” of managed care and thoroughly covers the issues surrounding healthcare reform. Selected modules from this course are valuable for management and clinicians...
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This course describes the “nuts and bolts” of managed care and thoroughly covers the issues surrounding healthcare reform. Selected modules from this course are valuable for management and clinicians throughout a hospital or health system.
This course describes the “nuts and bolts” of managed care and thoroughly covers the issues surrounding healthcare reform. Selected modules from this course are valuable for management and clinicians throughout a hospital or health system.
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Produced by: Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
This course discusses the full range of topics and techniques that are central to the effective management of physician practices. The course provides an overview of the revenue cycle, with emphasis on the...
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This course discusses the full range of topics and techniques that are central to the effective management of physician practices. The course provides an overview of the revenue cycle, with emphasis on the accounts receivable and collection phases. Managed care payment issues, bad debts and charity accounts and use of collection agencies are among the topics covered. Coding and payment systems, which establish the potential revenue of the physician practice, also are explained. Other topics include fee schedules and relative value systems as well as compliance and rules for teaching physicians.
This course discusses the full range of topics and techniques that are central to the effective management of physician practices. The course provides an overview of the revenue cycle, with emphasis on the accounts receivable and collection phases. Managed care payment issues, bad debts and charity accounts and use of collection agencies are among the topics covered. Coding and payment systems, which establish the potential revenue of the physician practice, also are explained. Other topics include fee schedules and relative value systems as well as compliance and rules for teaching physicians.
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Produced by: Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
As healthcare transitions to ICD-10, providers should streamline workflow processes to support accurate coding for timely bill submissions.
As healthcare transitions to ICD-10, providers should streamline workflow processes to support accurate coding for timely bill submissions.
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Produced by: Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
Today’s healthcare environment demands outstanding performance across the board.
Today’s healthcare environment demands outstanding performance across the board.
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Produced by: Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
Today’s healthcare environment demands outstanding performance across the board.
Today’s healthcare environment demands outstanding performance across the board.
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Produced by: Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
Today’s healthcare environment demands outstanding performance across the board.
Today’s healthcare environment demands outstanding performance across the board.
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Produced by: Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
Patient access professionals will learn to have critical financial conversations in various situations (e.g., newly insured patients, those with high deductible plans, uninsured patients).
Patient access professionals will learn to have critical financial conversations in various situations (e.g., newly insured patients, those with high deductible plans, uninsured patients).
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Produced by: Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
The ICD-10 Finance and Reimbursement Track from Precyse prepares your finance and senior management teams for the impact of ICD-10.
The ICD-10 Finance and Reimbursement Track from Precyse prepares your finance and senior management teams for the impact of ICD-10.
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Produced by: Precyse
This track provides enhanced instruction on the ICD-10-CM classification system and the strategies in the deciphering and usage of the codes. It also offers insight into ICD-10 reimbursement, the...
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This track provides enhanced instruction on the ICD-10-CM classification system and the strategies in the deciphering and usage of the codes. It also offers insight into ICD-10 reimbursement, the guidelines and conventions, and the basics of assigning codes.
This track provides enhanced instruction on the ICD-10-CM classification system and the strategies in the deciphering and usage of the codes. It also offers insight into ICD-10 reimbursement, the guidelines and conventions, and the basics of assigning codes.
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Produced by: Precyse
This course explains the five components of internal control, paying particular attention to the specific categories of accounting and administrative internal controls. In addition, the course summarizes each...
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This course explains the five components of internal control, paying particular attention to the specific categories of accounting and administrative internal controls. In addition, the course summarizes each provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, which set new standards for corporate accountability by requiring public companies to certify the effectiveness of their corporate reporting. The course also explains the makeup, function, and standards of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, describes auditor responsibilities, and defines key auditing terms. Finally, the course explains how and why operational audits should be carried out and outlines the composition and function of an internal audit department.
This course explains the five components of internal control, paying particular attention to the specific categories of accounting and administrative internal controls. In addition, the course summarizes each provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, which set new standards for corporate accountability by requiring public companies to certify the effectiveness of their corporate reporting. The course also explains the makeup, function, and standards of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, describes auditor responsibilities, and defines key auditing terms. Finally, the course explains how and why operational audits should be carried out and outlines the composition and function of an internal audit department.
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Produced by: HFMA - Healthcare Financial Management Association
This course offers an introduction to accounts receivable operations and recommends processes for improving revenue collection. It also explains valuation of receivables and lists techniques used to perform...
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This course offers an introduction to accounts receivable operations and recommends processes for improving revenue collection. It also explains valuation of receivables and lists techniques used to perform an A/R valuation review. In addition, this course covers three aspects of third-party receivables management. Other topics include self-pay receivables management, charity care guidelines, bad debt under Medicare, the Patient Friendly Billing project, and finance and payment calculations. Finally, this course discusses the uninsured and underinsured, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Truth in Lending Act, garnishment, and three types of liens.
This course offers an introduction to accounts receivable operations and recommends processes for improving revenue collection. It also explains valuation of receivables and lists techniques used to perform an A/R valuation review. In addition, this course covers three aspects of third-party receivables management. Other topics include self-pay receivables management, charity care guidelines, bad debt under Medicare, the Patient Friendly Billing project, and finance and payment calculations. Finally, this course discusses the uninsured and underinsured, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Truth in Lending Act, garnishment, and three types of liens.
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Produced by: HFMA - Healthcare Financial Management Association
This course describes the types of advance directives and explains the role of the registrar in identifying the existence of advance directives and processing such directives when they exist. In addition,...
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This course describes the types of advance directives and explains the role of the registrar in identifying the existence of advance directives and processing such directives when they exist. In addition, the course describes the specific challenges involved in registering patients at the bedside. It also discusses express or mini registrations, as well as “Jane/John Doe” registrations. Finally, this course explains how patient access staff should interact with emergency patients to avoid violating the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA).
This course describes the types of advance directives and explains the role of the registrar in identifying the existence of advance directives and processing such directives when they exist. In addition, the course describes the specific challenges involved in registering patients at the bedside. It also discusses express or mini registrations, as well as “Jane/John Doe” registrations. Finally, this course explains how patient access staff should interact with emergency patients to avoid violating the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA).
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Produced by: HFMA - Healthcare Financial Management Association
This module introduces you to organizational forecasting. It defines strategic and operational planning, lists different types of budgets, and lists the steps of the budgeting procedure. In addition, this...
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This module introduces you to organizational forecasting. It defines strategic and operational planning, lists different types of budgets, and lists the steps of the budgeting procedure. In addition, this module presents an example of cash receipts, and introduces favorable and unfavorable cost center performance.
This module introduces you to organizational forecasting. It defines strategic and operational planning, lists different types of budgets, and lists the steps of the budgeting procedure. In addition, this module presents an example of cash receipts, and introduces favorable and unfavorable cost center performance.
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Produced by: HFMA - Healthcare Financial Management Association
This course introduces budgetary control and explains the principles of strategic planning. It also describes the components of a business plan, explains the types of control budgets, lists the types of...
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This course introduces budgetary control and explains the principles of strategic planning. It also describes the components of a business plan, explains the types of control budgets, lists the types of budgeting techniques, and explains budget variables. It also describes reporting functions, including responsibility reporting. In addition, the course offers details about types of cost behaviors. It introduces ratio analysis and discusses the four broad categories of ratio analysis.
This course introduces budgetary control and explains the principles of strategic planning. It also describes the components of a business plan, explains the types of control budgets, lists the types of budgeting techniques, and explains budget variables. It also describes reporting functions, including responsibility reporting. In addition, the course offers details about types of cost behaviors. It introduces ratio analysis and discusses the four broad categories of ratio analysis.
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Produced by: HFMA - Healthcare Financial Management Association
This course provides basic information about forms of long-term debt available to hospitals and how much an organization can and should borrow. It also explains the nature of the convenants, or legal...
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This course provides basic information about forms of long-term debt available to hospitals and how much an organization can and should borrow. It also explains the nature of the convenants, or legal obligations, placed on the borrower of healthcare bond issues; discusses how debts were restructured in the past; and describes how to put together a financing team. In addition, the course explains the discounted cash flow method of quantifying the value of capital assets to be acquired and gives examples of how to calculate present value. Replacement cost and market comparison approaches to making capital investment decisions are also described. The course then describes the two types of equity financing and lists the benefits and risks associated with joint venture business relationships. Finally, it explains how capital and operating leases work and which criteria credit agencies use to assess an organization’s creditworthiness.
This course provides basic information about forms of long-term debt available to hospitals and how much an organization can and should borrow. It also explains the nature of the convenants, or legal obligations, placed on the borrower of healthcare bond issues; discusses how debts were restructured in the past; and describes how to put together a financing team. In addition, the course explains the discounted cash flow method of quantifying the value of capital assets to be acquired and gives examples of how to calculate present value. Replacement cost and market comparison approaches to making capital investment decisions are also described. The course then describes the two types of equity financing and lists the benefits and risks associated with joint venture business relationships. Finally, it explains how capital and operating leases work and which criteria credit agencies use to assess an organization’s creditworthiness.
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Produced by: HFMA - Healthcare Financial Management Association
Please see Learning Objectives for module descriptions.
Please see Learning Objectives for module descriptions.
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Produced by: HFMA - Healthcare Financial Management Association
Please see Learning Objectives for module descriptions.
Please see Learning Objectives for module descriptions.
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Produced by: HFMA - Healthcare Financial Management Association
Please see Learning Objectives for module descriptions.
Please see Learning Objectives for module descriptions.
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Produced by: HFMA - Healthcare Financial Management Association
Please see Learning Objectives for module descriptions.
Please see Learning Objectives for module descriptions.
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Produced by: HFMA - Healthcare Financial Management Association
This course explains charge management, the charge process, and the charge description master. It also describes coding and reimbursement. In addition, this course describes the principal activities of the...
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This course explains charge management, the charge process, and the charge description master. It also describes coding and reimbursement. In addition, this course describes the principal activities of the HIM department. It also explains three types of utilization review and the role of utilization management. The course explains reasons for Medicare denials and presents options for appealing denials. Fraud and abuse risks inherent in the claims processing area are explained. This course also explains billing processes for professional provider services. New factors affecting claims processing, including pay for performance and ICD-10, are described.
This course explains charge management, the charge process, and the charge description master. It also describes coding and reimbursement. In addition, this course describes the principal activities of the HIM department. It also explains three types of utilization review and the role of utilization management. The course explains reasons for Medicare denials and presents options for appealing denials. Fraud and abuse risks inherent in the claims processing area are explained. This course also explains billing processes for professional provider services. New factors affecting claims processing, including pay for performance and ICD-10, are described.
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Produced by: HFMA - Healthcare Financial Management Association
This course explains how to ensure that patient and insurance information is accurate and complete. It also explains how to complete the registration process when some data are unavailable and how to respond...
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This course explains how to ensure that patient and insurance information is accurate and complete. It also explains how to complete the registration process when some data are unavailable and how to respond to specific challenges that can arise during this phase of registration. The course also outlines the steps involved in verifying and updating information for Medicare patients. In addition, this course describes several specific forms that require signatures of the patient or a legal representative, including the general consent form, assignment of benefits, advanced beneficiary notice of noncoverage, and other forms, and explains how to obtain those signatures.
This course explains how to ensure that patient and insurance information is accurate and complete. It also explains how to complete the registration process when some data are unavailable and how to respond to specific challenges that can arise during this phase of registration. The course also outlines the steps involved in verifying and updating information for Medicare patients. In addition, this course describes several specific forms that require signatures of the patient or a legal representative, including the general consent form, assignment of benefits, advanced beneficiary notice of noncoverage, and other forms, and explains how to obtain those signatures.
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Produced by: HFMA - Healthcare Financial Management Association
This course provides an introduction to managed care contracting. The purpose of a contract and its key components are described. The course explains criteria-based contracting. In addition, it describes...
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This course provides an introduction to managed care contracting. The purpose of a contract and its key components are described. The course explains criteria-based contracting. In addition, it describes elements to monitor to ensure contract compliance.
This course provides an introduction to managed care contracting. The purpose of a contract and its key components are described. The course explains criteria-based contracting. In addition, it describes elements to monitor to ensure contract compliance.
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Produced by: HFMA - Healthcare Financial Management Association
This course explains the importance of cost accounting in helping organizations accurately predict the cost of providing services. It presents an overview of activity-based costing and describes how to...
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This course explains the importance of cost accounting in helping organizations accurately predict the cost of providing services. It presents an overview of activity-based costing and describes how to develop and analyze cost information by product line. Methods and benefits of developing a standard costing system are described. The course describes variable and fixed costs and presents four types of cost behaviors. The basic concepts of price variance, volume variance, and efficiency variance also are described.
This course explains the importance of cost accounting in helping organizations accurately predict the cost of providing services. It presents an overview of activity-based costing and describes how to develop and analyze cost information by product line. Methods and benefits of developing a standard costing system are described. The course describes variable and fixed costs and presents four types of cost behaviors. The basic concepts of price variance, volume variance, and efficiency variance also are described.
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Produced by: HFMA - Healthcare Financial Management Association