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See You at the HIMAH Virtual Annual Conference!

HIMAH virtual annual conference

Leigh Poland, VP of Coding Services at AGS Health, reminded viewers to attend the annual Health Information Management Association of Hawaii (HIMAH) virtual conference on June 19, 2023. Leigh led an educational session on the complexities of Debridement Coding in the Inpatient Setting, discussing rules, guidelines, and its impact on MS-DRG and reimbursement. This […]

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Unlocking the Future of Healthcare: Why Outpatient CDI is the New Frontier in Accurate Clinical Documentation

In the latest episode of RCMchat, a podcast hosted by AGS Health, the spotlight was on clinical documentation improvement and utilization management. The host, Michelle Dawn Mooney, conducted a dialogue with Scott Entinger, CEO of CDI Answers, and Eric McGuire, Senior Vice President for Medical Coding and CDI Service Lines at AGS Health. The […]

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Unraveling E&M 2023 Code Changes: Impact and Implications on Healthcare

The world of healthcare coding is evolving with the new Evaluation and Management (E&M) 2023 code changes. After nearly 25 years, these E&M code changes promise to reduce the administrative burden for physicians and coders while refining patient care. The shift underlines the healthcare sector’s commitment to streamlining processes, improving efficiency, and emphasizing medical […]

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AGS Health Medical Coding Webinar

Medical coding has become highly relevant in the healthcare industry as it translates medical diagnoses, procedures, and equipment into standardized codes. These codes are essential for various purposes, including things like billing and reimbursement, compliance and reporting, and patient safety, among others. In short, it’s a critical component that supports various aspects of healthcare administration, […]

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ACDIS National Conference

The ACDIS National Conference is an annual event organized by the Association of Clinical Documentation Integrity Specialists (ACDIS). ACDIS is a professional association dedicated to the education and advancement of clinical documentation improvement (CDI) professionals. The ACDIS National Conference is one of the largest gatherings of CDI professionals, including CDI specialists, managers, directors, and physicians. […]

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“Outpatient CDI: Ensuring Accurate and Complete Documentation” May 25th Webinar

In recent years, there has been a growing recognition of the significance of outpatient clinical documentation improvement (CDI) in healthcare organizations. As healthcare delivery models shift towards outpatient settings, outpatient CDI programs have emerged as valuable tools to enhance patient care, optimize revenue cycle management, and support accurate coding and billing. This article explores the […]

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Understanding New Technology with AGS Health

Technology is continuously evolving, which leaves room for even more evolution and of course, new technology. Healthcare technology in particular has seen its fair share of advancements and up-to-date machinery and tools are the norm in the medical field. Considering current trends, experts forecast that due to significant growth and expansion, healthcare technology jobs, […]

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Verizon host Wayne Weeks discusses the evolving utility industry with John Gaster, CEO of KSI Data Sciences at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Together, they explore how KSI focuses on harnessing data from remote sensing devices to enhance the safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of utility operations. Gaster emphasizes the significant role of AI and machine learning in […]

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Verizon host Matt Montgomery chats with Blaze Vincent and Thedy Wana from Ericsson, where they discuss pressing challenges and opportunities within the utility sector, emphasizing the significant role of digital transformation and 5G technology in addressing these issues. The conversation highlights Ericsson’s contributions to smart grid modernization and how their innovative solutions are tailored […]

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Leveraging 5G to Extend Security Policies
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Unlocking the Future of Healthcare: Why Outpatient CDI is the New Frontier in Accurate Clinical Documentation
August 10, 2023

In the latest episode of RCMchat, a podcast hosted by AGS Health, the spotlight was on clinical documentation improvement and utilization management. The host, Michelle Dawn Mooney, conducted a dialogue with Scott Entinger, CEO of CDI Answers, and Eric McGuire, Senior Vice President for Medical Coding and CDI Service Lines at AGS Health. The […]

Read More
Unraveling E&M 2023 Code Changes: Impact and Implications on Healthcare

The world of healthcare coding is evolving with the new Evaluation and Management (E&M) 2023 code changes. After nearly 25 years, these E&M code changes promise to reduce the administrative burden for physicians and coders while refining patient care. The shift underlines the healthcare sector’s commitment to streamlining processes, improving efficiency, and emphasizing medical […]

Read More
Understanding New Technology with AGS Health

Technology is continuously evolving, which leaves room for even more evolution and of course, new technology. Healthcare technology in particular has seen its fair share of advancements and up-to-date machinery and tools are the norm in the medical field. Considering current trends, experts forecast that due to significant growth and expansion, healthcare technology jobs, […]

Read More
Trends in Payor Denials in the Healthcare Industry

In the healthcare sector, it is becoming increasingly challenging for patients to receive insurance coverage for their services; payor denials are increasing. Oftentimes, insurance companies are deciding that certain services are not “medically necessary,” making it more difficult for patients to receive access to the care they need. In fact, in 2021, almost 17 […]

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Declining Profit Margins
April 25, 2023

Currently in the U.S., hospitals have been seeing abysmal profit margin numbers. A recent research report showed that since the start of the pandemic, many hospitals are operating at a loss. There are many systemic causes, ranging from labor shortages and costs, supply chain issues for equipment, and the general increased costs in every […]

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Staffing Shortages and Improving Productivity in Healthcare

The healthcare industry endured staffing shortages long before the pandemic. However, the situation has been more critical in the past three years. Many now consider staffing shortages in healthcare a public health crisis. The USC School of Medicine looked at the staffing shortage crisis and found several factors combined to make the situation what […]

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ViVE Recap
March 31, 2023

The recap video for AGS Health at VIVE conference highlights the increasing emphasis on ROI in AI solutions. Simply having a flashy user interface is no longer enough; efficiency, cost savings, and revenue growth are crucial. Healthcare organizations, facing financial crises, demand tangible business cases. Additionally, AI and automation accelerate processes, catering to the need […]

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Revolutionizing Revenue: AGS Health’s Dynamic Solutions for Financial Success

AGS Health is a global leader in revenue cycle solutions for large health systems and physician practices. They combine automation and global outsourcing to maximize revenue while reducing costs. By leveraging their expertise and technology, AGS impacts both the bottom line and top line for their clients. Their customer success organization ensures measurable impact, partnering […]

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HIMAH virtual annual conference
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See You at the HIMAH Virtual Annual Conference!
August 11, 2023

Leigh Poland, VP of Coding Services at AGS Health, reminded viewers to attend the annual Health Information Management Association of Hawaii (HIMAH) virtual conference on June 19, 2023. Leigh led an educational session on the complexities of Debridement Coding in the Inpatient Setting, discussing rules, guidelines, and its impact on MS-DRG and reimbursement. This […]

Read More
AGS Health Medical Coding Webinar

Medical coding has become highly relevant in the healthcare industry as it translates medical diagnoses, procedures, and equipment into standardized codes. These codes are essential for various purposes, including things like billing and reimbursement, compliance and reporting, and patient safety, among others. In short, it’s a critical component that supports various aspects of healthcare administration, […]

Read More
ACDIS National Conference

The ACDIS National Conference is an annual event organized by the Association of Clinical Documentation Integrity Specialists (ACDIS). ACDIS is a professional association dedicated to the education and advancement of clinical documentation improvement (CDI) professionals. The ACDIS National Conference is one of the largest gatherings of CDI professionals, including CDI specialists, managers, directors, and physicians. […]

Read More
“Outpatient CDI: Ensuring Accurate and Complete Documentation” May 25th Webinar

In recent years, there has been a growing recognition of the significance of outpatient clinical documentation improvement (CDI) in healthcare organizations. As healthcare delivery models shift towards outpatient settings, outpatient CDI programs have emerged as valuable tools to enhance patient care, optimize revenue cycle management, and support accurate coding and billing. This article explores the […]

Read More
Choose an Expert RCM Partner
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Choose an Expert RCM Partner
May 8, 2023

AGS Health is a healthcare revenue cycle management (RCM) company that provides end-to-end RCM services to healthcare providers. They offer comprehensive solutions to optimize revenue cycle operations, improve cash flow, and enhance overall financial performance for healthcare organizations. AGS Health focuses on leveraging technology and analytics to streamline RCM processes and increase efficiency. They have […]

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“Are You Missing Reimbursements from Your E/M Coding” April 27th Webinar

Join us on April 27th for an informative webinar hosted by AGS Health, a leading healthcare revenue cycle management company. In this session, we will delve into the crucial topic of E/M coding and the potential reimbursements that healthcare providers might be missing out on. With the ever-evolving landscape of medical coding and billing, it […]

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International Women’s Month

International Women’s Month, celebrated annually in March, is a time dedicated to honoring and recognizing the achievements and contributions of women throughout history and across various fields. It is a global observance that seeks to raise awareness about gender equality and women’s rights, while also promoting the empowerment and advancement of women worldwide. During International […]

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How AI is Addressing Health Care Organization’s Biggest Painpoints
February 8, 2023

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is making significant strides in addressing some of the biggest pain points in healthcare organizations. Here are a few key areas where AI is making an impact: Medical Imaging and Diagnostics: AI algorithms have shown promise in analyzing medical images such as X-rays, MRIs, and CT scans. AI can assist radiologists by […]

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Choose an Expert RCM Partner
May 8, 2023

AGS Health is a healthcare revenue cycle management (RCM) company that provides end-to-end RCM services to healthcare providers. They offer comprehensive solutions to optimize revenue cycle operations, improve cash flow, and enhance overall financial performance for healthcare organizations. AGS Health focuses on leveraging technology and analytics to streamline RCM processes and increase efficiency. They have […]

Read More
Trends in Payor Denials in the Healthcare Industry
April 25, 2023

In the healthcare sector, it is becoming increasingly challenging for patients to receive insurance coverage for their services; payor denials are increasing. Oftentimes, insurance companies are deciding that certain services are not “medically necessary,” making it more difficult for patients to receive access to the care they need. In fact, in 2021, almost 17 […]

Read More
Declining Profit Margins
April 25, 2023

Currently in the U.S., hospitals have been seeing abysmal profit margin numbers. A recent research report showed that since the start of the pandemic, many hospitals are operating at a loss. There are many systemic causes, ranging from labor shortages and costs, supply chain issues for equipment, and the general increased costs in every […]

Read More
Staffing Shortages and Improving Productivity in Healthcare
April 18, 2023

The healthcare industry endured staffing shortages long before the pandemic. However, the situation has been more critical in the past three years. Many now consider staffing shortages in healthcare a public health crisis. The USC School of Medicine looked at the staffing shortage crisis and found several factors combined to make the situation what […]

Read More
“Are You Missing Reimbursements from Your E/M Coding” April 27th Webinar
April 7, 2023

Join us on April 27th for an informative webinar hosted by AGS Health, a leading healthcare revenue cycle management company. In this session, we will delve into the crucial topic of E/M coding and the potential reimbursements that healthcare providers might be missing out on. With the ever-evolving landscape of medical coding and billing, it […]

Read More
ViVE Recap
March 31, 2023

The recap video for AGS Health at VIVE conference highlights the increasing emphasis on ROI in AI solutions. Simply having a flashy user interface is no longer enough; efficiency, cost savings, and revenue growth are crucial. Healthcare organizations, facing financial crises, demand tangible business cases. Additionally, AI and automation accelerate processes, catering to the need […]

Read More
International Women’s Month
March 31, 2023

International Women’s Month, celebrated annually in March, is a time dedicated to honoring and recognizing the achievements and contributions of women throughout history and across various fields. It is a global observance that seeks to raise awareness about gender equality and women’s rights, while also promoting the empowerment and advancement of women worldwide. During International […]

Read More
Revolutionizing Revenue: AGS Health’s Dynamic Solutions for Financial Success
March 7, 2023

AGS Health is a global leader in revenue cycle solutions for large health systems and physician practices. They combine automation and global outsourcing to maximize revenue while reducing costs. By leveraging their expertise and technology, AGS impacts both the bottom line and top line for their clients. Their customer success organization ensures measurable impact, partnering […]

Read More