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Check our resources page often for the latest news on VitalWare™ Webinars, company updates and industry news.

NOVEMBER 29th, 2018 | 12:00 pm CST (10:00 am PCT)

Each year the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issues the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) final rule, which details important policy changes and reimbursement updates for the upcoming year.  Join us to discover what changes are scheduled for implementation on January 1, 2019 and how your facility will be impacted.

During this 90-minute complimentary webinar, we will analyze the key provisions of the OPPS final rule, identify the significant changes that will impact your organization, and help prepare your staff for compliance with the 2019 Medicare outpatient billing guidelines. Policy changes will be explained and future action items identified to help create an action plan for each facility.

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2019 CPT PRO

Complimentary, 60-minute Webinar
TBD December, 2018
10:00 am PDT | 1:00 pm EDT

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DECEMBER, 2018 | 01:00

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2019 CPT HIM/CDM

Complimentary, 60-minute Webinar
TBD December, 2018
10:00 am PDT | 1:00 pm EDT

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DECEMBER, 2018 | 01:00

VitalWare In The News

VitalWare™ Welcomes New Senior Vice President of Operations

October 2, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 2, 2018, Yakima, Washington – VitalWare™, the leading provider of healthcare revenue cycle SaaS solutions, has appointed Tara Bradley as Senior…

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Inc 5000 2018

For the Fourth Consecutive Year VitalWare™ is Named to Inc. Magazine’s Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

August 21, 2018

Yakima, Washington – August 21, 2018 – For the 4th year in a row, VitalWare™, the leading provider of healthcare revenue cycle SaaS solutions, has…

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While it May Not Have Been Love at First Sight, Coding Experts are Finding Their ICD-10 Groove

August 17, 2018

By Jodi Stewart, Vice President Revenue Integrity Services | August 17, 2018     We’re finally hitting a rhythm, finding our comfort zone, and there’s no…

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Industry News

CMS Clarifies Healthcare Price Transparency Rules for Hospitals

By RevCycle Intelligence | October 16, 2018

CMS recently expanded on new healthcare price transparency requirements for hospitals in a series of frequently asked questions (FAQs) published on its website. The FAQs cover which hospitals are subject to the new requirements, the definition of machine-readable, and what items and services furnished at the hospital must be included on the publicized list.

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Maximizing Revenue Through Clinical Documentation Improvement

By RevCycle Intelligence | September 28, 2018

Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) is the process of enhancing medical data collection to maximize claims reimbursement revenue and improve care quality. In addition to its impact on patient care, the quality of data generated within the electronic health record and elsewhere in the organization is increasingly tied to cost efficiency under value-based reimbursement models.

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AMA releases 335 coding changes for 2019

By Becker's Hospital Review | September 19, 2018

The American Medical Association has released the 2019 Current Procedural Terminology code set. The code set was released Aug. 31, and the AMA announced the release Sept. 5

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AMA Adds Connected Health CPT Codes, Pushes for Medicare Payment

By RevCycle Intelligence | September 10, 2018

The American Medical Association (AMA) updated the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code set in 2019 to include new codes for connected health services in an effort to encourage CMS to pay for the services. The 2019 CPT code set contains 335 code changes that will go into effect for medical billing and coding on Jan. 1, 2019.

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8 most common medical coding errors

By Becker's Hospital CFO Report | August 15, 2018

Government and private health insurer audits have recently revealed several fraudulent or abusive medical billing practices, Kevin B. O’Reilly, editor of AMA Wire, said. Providers need to ensure proper billing practices not only to avoid fraud, but to maintain a profitable business.

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