The Research Design Associates Blog

MEDICARE AN INTRODUCTION TO MACRA

The change from Medicare fee-based payments to quality payment systems goes into effect on Janyary 1, 2017. Are you ready?

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8.22.2016
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HEALTH CARE PROVIDER COMPLIANCE

CMS has stated: “A self-audit is an audit, examination, review, or other inspection performed both by and within a given health care practice or business.The self-audit is a good beginning. Monitoring is an ongoing effort to ensure that policies and procedures are in place and are being followed.

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8.18.2016
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HEALTH CARE PROVIDER COMPLIANCE

How do I review my practice process for regulatory compliance

  • Stay updated on new guidelines for your specialty
    • Review of documentation
    • Review of coding practices
  • System review by outside auditor, or internally if you have the skill sets, to determine area(s) for audit and review

 Sounds like a headache, and it can be. We'll offer some tools.

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8.18.2016
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HEALTH CARE PROVIDER COMPLIANCE

In today’s healthcare regulatory climate achieving compliance is not only overwhelming but can also seem like an impossibility. With rules, regulations, policy, and coverage determinations sometimes changing quarterly, it's a mindfield for healthcare providers. The next few blogs will have concrete and helpful tools for navigation.

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8.18.2016
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Nonprofits Work on Donations, Services and Volunteers

What do these statistics tell us about the impact of individual giving and membership on nonprofits? Relative to volunteering there are generational differences between the baby boomers and later generations in their propensity to join organizations and what they expect from membership. While the percentage of volunteers remains consistent, expectations and reasons for volunteering are quite different in the younger more time pressed individuals. These younger members have different needs and communicate said in a substantially different way.

 

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4.16.2015
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