TITLE

Preparing for Your Surgery--From a Financial Perspective

PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
Same-Day Surgery;Oct2010 Supplement, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information from the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio on how to prepare for surgery from a financial perspective. Insurance verification, explanation of benefits (EOB) and payment methods are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
53549955

 

Related Articles

  • Advocate for your patients through education on insurance plans. DePaolis, Michael D. // Primary Care Optometry News;Mar2014, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p3 

    An introduction to reports published within the issue is presented, including a public opinion poll on the ethics and trustworthiness of various professions within the U.S., the denial of reimbursement on some medical services and patient education on insurance plans.

  • Cuts proposed for hospital outpatient surgery rates. Carlson, Joe // Modern Healthcare;4/21/2014, Vol. 44 Issue 16, p10 

    The article reports that the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is seeking approval of the U.S. Congress to pay the identical rates for surgeries in hospital outpatient departments and presents the views of Joanna Hiatt Kim, vice president at the American Hospital Association.

  • Patient ed affects patient satisfaction.  // Healthcare Benchmarks & Quality Improvement;Feb2011, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p18 

    The article deals with the correlation between patient education and patient satisfaction. Christy Dempsey, vice president of clinical and operational consulting at Press Ganey quality improvement company, has found that when education begins at the first contact with a patient, the patient...

  • Readers panel. Putting a price tag on care. Justice, Scott; Drake, Linda; Chamanga, Edwin; Cumming, Stephanie // Nursing Standard;5/28/2014, Vol. 28 Issue 39, p30 

    Letters to the editor are presented in response to a question posed by the journal on whether or not giving patients a breakdown of their treatment costs would help them to make better use of the British National Health Service (NHS).

  • Bundled payment predicament: Study looks at varied costs of post-discharge care. Evans, Melanie // Modern Healthcare;11/14/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 46, p10 

    The article focuses on a study published in the journal "Health Affairs" which examined Medicare spending on four surgeries from the patients' hospital admission to 30 days after their discharge. Results of the study showed that there was a 10-14% difference in the post-discharge care and...

  • Potential rewards justify efforts to create bundled payment programs.  // OR Manager;12/1/2014, Issue 12, p4 

    The article focuses on adoption of hospital management strategies to manage costs by surgeons and clinicians. Topics discussed include achievement of bundle payment initiatives by healthcare organization through Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Bundled Payments for Care Improvement...

  • MIS Discussion. Sullivan, Tip; Cohen, Ed; Katzen, Burton J.; Peacock, Don // Podiatry Management;Jan2015, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p32 

    A letter to the editor is presented about a lecture on the potential direction of podiatric medicine and the shift toward fixed fees for minimal invasive surgery (MIS).

  • Reimbursement changes to affect all home health services.  // Hospital Home Health;Jun2010, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p61 

    After almost two years of debating health care reform and developing plans to change the model of health care delivery in the United States, the health care reform bill became law. Although there were no unexpected items in the final law for home health, experts say that it is now time to take...

  • Correction.  // Journal of Family Practice;Jan2009, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p8 

    A correction to the article "10 billing and coding tips to boost your reimbursement" that was published in the November 2008 issue is presented.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics