It is still out there alive and well. Don’t take your eye off the ball when it comes to contracting with your payers. Managed Care Contracting is a continual process. It should be done constantly and consistently.
Preoperative Diagnosis: Recurrent colorectal cancer at the anastomotic site.
As you know, the new era of healthcare and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has brought monumental changes and challenges to physician reimbursement and operations—expanded insurance coverage, threats of decreased reimbursement, increased patient cost share, data collection, and payer audits to ensure proper provider coding and documentation are just a few!