Achieving a better night sleep and less work stress could definitely be added as the seventh and eighth reason to audit this year, but we suspect those will come as benefits to addressing the six reasons to audit in 2017.Read More
The ability to focus on providing quality care for patients and not get caught in the web of navigating revenue cycle complications is more of a struggle than ever. To best serve healthcare providers facing these new challenges, HRG has increased their reach by adding James Lezzer and Mark Cordova, revenue cycle specialists, to HRG's business development team.
Whether you're facing a backlog associated with growing lag days or discharged not final-billed (DNFB), you're preparing for an Electronic Health Records (EHR) conversion, expanding your service line, or there are geographic obstacles preventing you from finding all the internal coding resources you need... outsourcing can be the answer you're looking for.Read More
The start of the new year is a great time to evaluate your facility’s past performance, identifying areas of excellence and areas for improvement. After evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of each department and your revenue cycle, crafting a set of resolutions can help you achieve optimal results and surpass prior year’s successes.Read More
Kelly Jacobus, who has nearly 20 years of experience in facility and professional fee coding, recently passed the certification exam to earn her Certified Health Data Analyst (CHDA) credential.Read More
When the new coding guideline for clinical validation went into effect October 1, 2016, the stakes were raised higher for the diagnoses documented by the physician to be clearly and consistently demonstrated in the clinical documentation.Read More
The need for speed of money has taken over!
Instead of having to go to the bank and talk to a teller, you can now access your money anywhere with an internet connection or telephone. It now can take only mere seconds to wire money transfers and make payments instantly using an online portal or mobile application.Read More
Healthcare Resource Group has been recognized again as a top workplace, this time being ranked 4th in the Large Company category for 2016 "Best Places to Work Inland Northwest" by the Best Companies Groups and Journal of Business.
I am very proud of our company and all HRG’s employee-owners who work so hard to delight our clients and make HRG a great place to work.Read More
September, being National Preparedness Month by official Presidential Proclamation, was a very special month for HRG, as we take very seriously the duty of preparation, especially as it relates to the safety and well-being of our employee-owners.
In the proclamation, the president stated “Preparing ourselves to meet the unknown challenges of tomorrow is a duty we all share…”Read More
The 2017 ICD-10-CM is looking a bit more like ICD-9-CM thanks to the addition to some codes that were forgotten in the first release. As a heavy user of external cause codes and an ED coder at heart, I was so accustomed to using the E927 series that when ICD-10-CM came out I felt lost and forgotten. They may have forgotten the highly used code series; but fear not, they remembered them this year.Read More
Jason Coffin, Vice President of HRG’s OutPartnering™ Center was awarded the prestigious designation of Certified Revenue Cycle Executive-Institutional (CRCE-I) by the American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM).
The local Spokane chapter of the American Academy of Professional Coders elected Teresa Tate-Weyer, CPC as incoming chapter president for 2016. Tate will assume the position January 1st, 2016.Read More
During a post 9/11 Fallen Heroes Military Memorial ceremony at the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena commemorating Illuminating Courage Healthcare Resource Group helped to honor all of those who have served and who are currently serving by proudly sponsoring the United States Army flagpole.Read More
Mindy Harris, Physician & Outpatient Coder Audit and Training Manager with Healthcare Resource Group has successfully completed her AHIMA approved ICD-10 Train the Trainer exam. This accomplishment means Mindy is now an approved AHIMA ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer.Read More