Risk adjustment

November/December 2021 Issue
How to Correctly Capture Patient Risk for Value-Based Care Programs [Feature]

Hierarchical condition categories are key for improving health outcomes and getting accurate reimbursements.

March/April 2021 Issue
Care Management in the Real World: A Small, Private Practice's Journey [Feature]

Through the addition of a care management function, practices can help high-risk patients navigate complex conditions and vulnerable care transitions.

March/April 2020 Issue
Coding for Hypertension: Painting a Picture of the Severity of Illness [Feature]

As risk-adjustment scoring increases, the pressure is on to code hypertension correctly. Here’s an overview using common patient scenarios.

March/April 2018 Issue
It's Time to Go RAFing [From the Editor]

What you don’t know about risk-adjustment factor scores could cost you.

March/April 2018 Issue
Diagnosis Coding for Value-Based Payment: A Quick Reference Tool [Feature]

Use this cheat sheet to identify diagnosis codes that are weighted for risk adjustment.

March/April 2018 Issue
Is Your Diagnosis Coding Ready for Risk Adjustment? [Feature]

As payment models change, diagnosis coding is more important than ever. Here’s how to be sure your codes capture your patients’ severity of illness.

May/June 2017 Issue
Preparing for Value-Based Payment: Five Essential Skills for Success [Feature]

As physician payment increasingly becomes tied to value, these five habits can help you succeed.

September/October 2016 Issue
HCC Coding, Risk Adjustment, and Physician Income: What You Need to Know [Feature]

Accurate coding drives accurate risk adjustment, which will increasingly affect your bottom line.

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