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Barriers to Care: The Role of Patient Navigation

By: Samantha Manns, Marketing Specialist

In the business of care management, barriers to care exist in many forms—financial, psychological, social, and the list goes on. Inhibitors to proper treatment are inevitable but providers can ease these difficulties by identifying them in early stages.

It is important to identify barriers as soon as possible so providers can implement proactive measures. This also aids medical specialists to create plans of care and provide the most effective treatment possible. To do this, we must enter the minds of our patients.

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Changing the Culture of Care Management through the CMS OCM Program

By Samantha Manns, Marketing Specialist

Our experts have been involved with health and cancer care for more than 20 years, experiencing the trials and errors of others, as well as firsthand. When the CMS OCM program launched in July 2016, we were ecstatic to collaborate with practices and make a difference for patients. To this day, we believe involvement with CMS OCM will do just that.

But with so many standards and accepted models of cancer care already established, how would Medicare differentiate this program?

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Are Credit Balances Truly Account Payables?

By: Ramesh Leelasankar, RCM Manager

As an individual, maintaining a good credit score is mandatory for stable financial health. Similarly, timely refund on an overpayment is an important process to maintain healthcare provider/practice credibility with insurance carriers. Federal payors are even amending their refund processes, with Medicare specifying 60 days for voluntary refunds and 30 days from the date of demand letter to avoid applicable interests.

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Easing the Multifaceted Roles of Practice Managers in Medical Offices

By: Ramesh Leelasankar, RCM Manager

As a practice manager, you are quite possibly juggling the roles of three or more separate job functions, and it is likely that you feel overwhelmed. Imagine a sinking boat. You go to plug the hole just to realize there is one, two, three, four more and you are out of hands. Who is going to take care of the others? Wouldn’t it be easier to have one person to plug each hole? The solution can be simpler than you think when it comes to your revenue cycle.

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Three Ways to Avoid ER Visits

By: Samantha Manns, Marketing Specialist

Does a 24.7% decrease in emergency room visits sound unattainable? We would think so too, if we weren’t familiar with Saisystems Health’s revolutionary care management programs.

As hard as it may be to believe, ER visits are avoidable.

You just have to know what steps to take.

If you’re struggling with this goal, Saisystems Health has a solution to reduce repeat ER visits for your chronic and oncology patients.

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