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Meet Qian Wu, Talix’s New Software Engineer!

With Talix moving full speed ahead on a variety of projects, we’re very happy to welcome Qian Wu, our newest software engineer, to our busy team. Qian comes to us from Jefit, where she was a key engineer on their workout platform, doing both Android development and server side API development.  Want to learn a…

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Meet Letty Chan, Talix’s New Staff Accountant!

Just in time for Tax Day, I’m happy to welcome a new member to the finance team! Meet Letty Chan, Talix’s new staff accountant. Prior to joining us at Talix, Letty was a consultant at Silvaco, Inc. in Santa Clara. Before that, she was an AR specialist at corporate catering company, ZeroCater. Here’s a little…

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A Look at the 2018 Medicare Advantage Final Payment Notice

The Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Service’s (CMS) recently released 2018 Final Payment Notice for Medicare Advantage (MA) and Part D programs brings better than anticipated news for health insurers. Overall, CMS didn’t stray very far from February’s Advanced Notice, and the changes that were made represent wins for health insurers. Payment Rate Increase CMS…

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Unlocking the Power of Data with NLP

Sure, Talix’s Coding InSight solution can help you master risk adjustment and improve clinical documentation, but what else can our natural language processing (NLP) capability do? Aggregate clinical and financial data across siloed systems Highlight missed conditions for clinical encounter review Collect both structured and unstructured data for analytic and provider outreach purposes Segment charts…

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RISE Nashville 2017: Best Practices for Leveraging Data Analytics in Risk Adjustment Coding

The Annual RISE Nashville Summit is known as the premier conference for all things risk adjustment, data analytics and quality, and their best-practice sessions are second to none. This year’s event was teeming with representatives from healthcare organizations focused on finding cutting-edge quality measurement and risk adjustment solutions to help them successfully make the seismic…

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RADV Audits: Are Your Coding Practices Helping or Hurting?

Data submissions for risk adjustment have been around for many years. So too have audits of those submissions. For example, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) selects a certain number of Medicare Advantage (MA) and Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) ACO contracts to undergo Risk Adjustment Data Validation (RADV) audits. RADV audits have two…

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The Results Are In…

We have compiled our case studies for 2016 and see the following results from our customers using Coding InSight: A 200 percent to 400 percent increase in the productivity of coders reviewing medical records for risk adjustment purposes Revenue increase of more than $3 million Administrative cost savings of approximately $10 million Increased coding accuracy…

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Meet Paul Brocato, Talix’s New Senior Sales Manager!

It’s a new month and we have another new face at Talix! Today I’m happy to welcome Paul Brocato, our new senior sales manager, to the Talix team. Before coming to Talix, Paul was a field success manager for laboratory analytics at Viewics. Keep reading to find out a little more about him! What brought…

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Supporting Women in Tech

The gender gap plaguing the tech industry is a well-known issue. There have been many attempts to solve the problem, from campaigns focused on getting tech companies to change their cultures, to those that encourage girls to pursue STEM fields (and supports them throughout their education and careers), to non-profit organizations like Code.org and Girls…

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Looking Ahead to RISE Nashville

In just a few short weeks, the Talix team will be heading to Nashville for the 11th Annual RISE Nashville Summit. This year’s conference runs from March 6 – 8 at the Omni National Hotel, and with an expanded agenda covering more than 40 risk and quality-related topics – plus an outdoor networking event encompassing…

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