This week's 5 must-reads for hospital RCM leaders

Here are five articles published by Becker's Hospital Review offering insight on ICD-11, insurance verification and more.

1. ProPublica: 1,825 physicians billed Medicare for most expensive office visits 90% of the time in 2015
The problem of physicians overbilling Medicare for office visits changed little from 2012 to 2015, ProPublica reports.  

2. 6 things to know about ICD-11 right now
Moving into the New Year, one development to watch is the ICD-11 version for Mortality and Morbidity Statistics.  

3. RCM tip of the day: Prepare your revenue cycle processes for 2018
Focusing on insurance verification can help providers improve patient payments this year, according to Leonard Wenyon, vice president of revenue cycle management solutions at IKS Health.

4. Hospitals face $1.6B in Medicare payment cuts after judge dismisses lawsuit: 6 things to know
A federal judge dismissed an injunction requested by hospital groups and health systems to block payment cuts for drugs purchased through the 340B Drug Pricing Program.

5. Top 10 healthcare finance stories of 2017 
Here are the 10 most popular finance stories published by Becker's Hospital Review in 2017.

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