We’ve made it through the first three months of ICD-10. How is your organization doing? Did lighting strike? Did the ground open up and swallow your hospital or practice? Probably not. But you did experience some sort of change, some growing pains, and most likely you surprised yourself with how smoothly almost everything else went.
What changed? We want to know how. AppRev is conducting a post ICD-10 Implementation Study to take a look back at six crucial months of data: the last three months under ICD-9 compared to the first three months under ICD-10. We’ve received some data so far, but there’s always room for more. The more, the merrier, in fact!
From you, all we need is a small amount of data entered into a simple spreadsheet. We’ll do the rest – from analysis and comparison to organizing and publishing the results. AppRev will announce the results of the study at HFMA Region 5’s Annual Dixie Institute on March 21, 2016, in Nashville, then the results will be released to the general public through ICD-10 Monitor’s Talk Ten Tuesday podcast on March 22, 2016. Afterward, the complete results will be made available during AppRev webinars, at HFMA conferences, on our website at www.apprev.com and upon request. Want a copy of the results? No problem. Just ask and we’ll send them your way.
(Please note: No hospital or practice names will be published. We know you value the integrity of your organization’s privacy and security. All information will remain confidential. We’re just interested in the numbers and trends).
So, exactly what information are we looking for?
We’re gathering the following Key Metrics:
- Days Cash on Hand
- Discharged Not Final Billed (DNFB) in Charges
- Net Days in A/R.
Regarding Denial data, we’ll be collecting the following:
- Initial Denial Rate
- Authorization – Percentage of Initial Denials
- Authorization – Number of Denials
- Medical Necessity – Percentage of Denials
- Medical Necessity – Number of Denials
Would you like to see how your organization’s performance compares to the experiences of a larger group? Then join the party! This is an opportunity to be a part of something that no one else is doing. There will only be one ICD-10 transition.
Have any questions or want further information? Please contact us. We’ll be happy to talk to you about the study and our plans for use and distribution of the data. See complete details (including a download of the spreadsheet) here: http://apprev.com/icd10-study.php.
We’re looking forward to meeting you and seeing how things have played out for your organization under ICD-10!