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

Here are five articles published by Becker's Hospital Review this past week offering insight on hospital charges, billing code expansions and more

1. 4 RCM questions with University Health CFO Aaron Eichorn
Aaron Eichorn, CFO of University Health System, a nonprofit system based in Shreveport, La., answered questions from Becker's Hospital Review about his greatest challenges as a revenue cycle leader and how he would improve the revenue cycle process.

2.  CMS establishes billing code for endoscopic balloon dilation
CMS created a code for endoscopic balloon dilation, a procedure to treat Eustachian tube dysfunction.

3. 58 RCM service expansions so far in 2017
Here are 58 revenue cycle management portfolio expansions involving healthcare vendors and providers so far in 2017.

4. Study links postoperative respiratory depression to higher hospital charges
Patients with postoperative respiratory depression could see greater economic consequences compared with patients without the condition, suggests a recent study by CogenDx, the genetics brand of Millennium Health.

5. Avadyne Health names CEO, Prime Healthcare Services hospital expands relationship with MTBC & more – 6 RCM key notes
Here are six recent updates on revenue cycle management companies. 


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