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Author:
Rahul Valsan
Date:
April 2, 2018

April Fools’ Day is over and we can let down our guard against silly jokes and pranks. But hoaxes, scams and worse are a constant threat to IT security. Here are 10 tips to help you keep malicious attackers at bay.

Author:
Andy Kumar
Date:
February 6, 2018

Medicare Advantage Plans should take advantage of the extended RAPS submission deadline. Here's why.

Author:
Dean Stephens
Date:
November 8, 2017

Talix has achieved HITRUST CSF certification, validating our commitment to protecting patient data.

Author:
Dean Stephens
Date:
May 3, 2017

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…

Author:
Dean Stephens
Date:
April 18, 2017

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…

Author:
Marilyn Garry
Date:
April 16, 2017

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…

Author:
Shahyan Currimbhoy
Date:
March 27, 2017

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…

Author:
Dean Stephens
Date:
March 22, 2017

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…

Author:
Marilyn Garry
Date:
March 16, 2017

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…

Author:
Shahyan Currimbhoy
Date:
March 9, 2017

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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