A unique organizational model has been developed to handle chargemaster and other revenue integrity workflow at Mary Rutan Hospital in Bellefontaine, Ohio; after sourcing its charge functions from throughout the organization, the hospital has created a centralized team, housed under the title of charge integrity.
Prioritization and time management are crucial when it comes to leading a revenue integrity department.Prioritization and time management are crucial when it comes to leading a revenue integrity department. Kimberly Yelton, RHIA, CCS, CDIP, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer, and director of revenue integrity at WakeMed Health & Hospitals in Raleigh, North Carolina, toldNAHRIabout her experience with this when planning and following-through with department initiatives.
Tasked with the impossible—reviewing 100% of charges before they go out the door—the revenue integrity department at Yale New Haven Health in New Haven, Connecticut, knows the importance of having a reliable staff to get the job done right.
Accurately charging, coding, and billing claims is critical to the financial stability of a healthcare organization. To start to gain insight into how your facility’s revenue integrity practices compare to those of your peers, The National Association of Healthcare Revenue Integrity conducted a survey of revenue integrity professionals in December 2016.
The National Association of Healthcare Revenue Integrity (NAHRI) is a new association dedicated to providing revenue integrity professionals with the resources, networking, and education needed to foster this growing field and profession. We’re very excited about what’s ahead for the association, so we’re pleased to have the chance to share some of the exciting details with you through this introductory e-newsletter.