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4 Ways ADT Event Notifications Improve Payer Performance

As a result of CMS CoPs requirements and shared risk arrangements, admission, discharge, and transfer (ADT) notifications are increasingly playing a more crucial role in coordinating care between providers and payers. Historically, four areas have posed problems for payers, beginning with the lack of timely information about a member’s admission, discharge, or transfer from a hospital […]

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Webinar: The CMS ADT Rule Took Effect May 1, 2021. Now, What’s Next?

The CMS Rule for admission, discharge and transfer (ADT) notification for condition of participating (CoP) went into effect May 1, 2021. The rule signals the industry’s attempt to open the communication door between health systems and the post-acute downstream provider team, which is part of the larger, more encompassing Interoperability and Patient Access Rule; it […]

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Here’s How Consensus Plans to ‘Attack’ the Interoperability Opportunity as a New Public Company

In a recent article by Fierce Healthcare, John Nebergall and Scott Turicchi discuss how a company primarily known in the healthcare industry for its cloud fax business is aiming to tackle the broader interoperability market. J2 Global, a conglomerate of media and information services, recently announced plans to split into two businesses, spinning off its internet fax business as a […]

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Webinar: How Two Large Health Systems Gained Success with ADT eNotifications

Healthcare organizations are working fervently to meet the new May 1, 2021 deadline put in place by CMS for automated notifications. This new rule states hospitals must send electronic event notifications of a patient’s admission, discharge and/or transfer (ADT) to another healthcare facility, provider or practitioner. Failure to comply and meet this new industry standard […]

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Plan Now for the COVID-19 Resurgence and Flu Season – Learn How Simple Changes to Sharing Patient Data Can Yield Better Health Outcomes

As we enter the fall flu Season and resurgence of COVID-19, coupled with the uncertainty and distribution of a new vaccine, patient data sharing for better continuity of care has never been more important for the accuracy of a longitudinal record and proper care delivery. Long-term post-acute care facilities must adopt practices that allow for […]

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Automated Notifications Reduce Preventable Readmissions By Up To 18%

One third of primary care doctors are never notified that their patient was admitted, and studies indicate a ten-fold increased risk of hospital readmission for patients who are not seen by physicians within 30 days of discharge. Lack of care coordination leads to poor health outcomes. The new Conditions of Participation (CoPs) applicable 5/1/21 require […]

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