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VitalWare™ Once Again Named to Inc. Magazine’s 36th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: For the 3rd Time, VitalWare™ Appears on the Inc. 5000 list, Ranking No. 1467 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 277% Yakima, Washington – August 28, 2017 – For a 3rd year in a row, VitalWare™, a leading provider of healthcare revenue cycle SaaS solutions earned a spot on the Inc. Magazine 5000...

VitalWare’s VitalCoder™ Rebranded to VitalKnowledge™

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Yakima, Washington – June 14, 2017 – VitalWare™ has officially changed the name of its coding, reimbursement and compliance referential lookup application from VitalCoder™ to VitalKnowledge™. This name change was made to better describe the core benefit of VitalWare’s referential knowledge application and to align with VitalWare’s future product organization and development...

VitalWare Releases OPPS Calculator 2.0: A Major Advancement Tool for Managing Healthcare Claims Management

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: VitalWare™ releases new and improved OPPS Calculator 2.0 in latest code release. Yakima, Washington – April 3, 2017 – VitalWare, a leading provider of revenue cycle SaaS solutions, announced today a complete rebuild of its OPPS calculator. The updated OPPS calculator 2.0 module will provide users an automated way to easily evaluate...

What You Need to Know: Here’s the Latest Proposed ICD-10 Code Updates

We are pleased to introduce Jodi Stewart, Director, Professional Services/Clinical Coding Integrity at VitalWare. Jodi has over 27 years of experience in healthcare, including experience in Inpatient and Outpatient Coding, as well as Auditing and Coding Education. She is RHIA, CCS, CDIP certified and an AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer. The latest ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance (C&M)...

VitalWare achieves company milestone with more than 550 hospitals on board and 200 CDM implementations completed with Epic hospital partners.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: VitalWare achieves company milestone with more than 550 hospitals on board and 200 CDM implementations completed with Epic hospital clients. Yakima, Washington – February 21, 2017 – VitalWare, a leading provider of revenue cycle SaaS solutions, announced today the achievement of a company milestone with more than 550 hospitals on board and...

3 Important Things to Know Before Attending HIMSS17

We are pleased to introduce Kerry Stark, Vice President of Business Development at VitalWare. Kerry brings more than seventeen years of Revenue Cycle experience creating, defining and building strategic partnerships with healthcare corporations. At VitalWare he oversees partnership growth and strategy nationwide. What tech areas are critical to evaluate in 2017? Last year, prior to...

Understand the National Correct Coding Initiative: Complimentary Webinar

We are pleased to introduce Jennifer Bishop, Director of Data Integrity at VitalWare. Jennifer has over 20 years of experience with chargemaster maintenance, provider education and revenue cycle management, including experience in an acute-care hospital setting and performing both DRG and APC audits for hospitals nationwide. Many of us are aware CMS created the National...

Modifier 77 vs. Modifier XP

Question: Would you have any insight into what would be the differences and why a coder would use the modifier 77 versus the modifier XP? They seem to be the same for me. I think of the XP modifier as being established for CCI instances, but if there are separate providers on a professional claim...

Moderate Sedation and Independent-trained Observer

Question: In the AMA CPT 2017 Professional edition, on page 676-677, they outline an independent-trained observer (qualified to monitor the patient during the procedure, who has no other duties during the procedure). Then on page 677 under the intraservice work, they note intraservice time is used to determine the appropriate CPT to use during the procedure. Then...