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November 9, 2022

Myndshft Embarks on Collaboration with Google Cloud and is now available on Google Cloud Marketplace

by Naor Chazan | News

Cooperative Effort Aims to Advance Value-Based Care Using Intelligent Automation and Secure Data Exchange in the Patient Intake Workflow to Help Organizations Work More Efficiently MESA, Ariz. – Nov. 9, 2022 – Myndshft, a provider of automated prior authorization software, today announced that the Myndshft platform is now available on Google Cloud Marketplace. By using Google Cloud’s Healthcare API, Myndshft enables automated, point-of-care benefits verification, eligibility and coordination, patient financial responsibility calculation, and electronic prior authorization—all in a secure, interoperable, and scalable cloud environment. Healthcare providers have expressed growing frustration over prior authorization, with 95 percent reporting that patients have… Read entire article here

October 24, 2022

Centralized Patient Intake & Prior Authorizations: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

by Susan Lawson-Dawson | News, Prior Authorization

Do you rely on referrals for the healthcare services that you provide? Post-acute providers from home infusion to physical therapy typically depend on physician referrals for a significant percent of business. That’s not to say that referrals are always required. In physical therapy, for example, 32 states allow direct access within limits, but only 18 states allow unrestricted access. And we haven’t even touched on payer prior authorization requirements.  You're constantly jumping through referral and authorization hoops. The bottlenecks exhaust staff, frustrate patients and damage your bottom line. Not to mention, it creates real barriers to the care your patients… Read entire article here

October 24, 2022

Rev Cycle 911: What is Prior Authorization Triage and Why is it an Antidote for Preventable Denials?

by Susan Lawson-Dawson | News, Prior Authorization

If you grew up in the 1970’s, your first introduction to “triage” probably came from MASH, the popular TV series about life at a Mobile Army Surgical Unit during the Korean War. Triage was part of nearly every episode, as nurses and doctors quickly assessed and prioritized care for the wounded. Recently, we spoke with a revenue cycle leader who shared a different use for triage: reducing prior authorization denials and the associated financial losses caused by postponed or unreimbursed care. It’s a useful and effective strategy if you haven’t yet automated your process with prior authorization software. Let’s take… Read entire article here

October 6, 2022

3 Clear Warning Signs That You Need Prior Authorization Software

by Susan Lawson-Dawson | News

You’ve probably heard the adage, “Old habits die hard.” Benjamin Franklin penned it. Mick Jagger crooned it.  And every day, your staff lives it as they continue to manage prior authorizations manually.  What’s holding you back from making the switch to prior authorization software?  If you need a list of reasons to forego the status quo, start by checking for these warning signs.  Physician & Staff Burnout The U.S. Surgeon General actually pointed to prior authorization paperwork as one of the factors influencing burnout among clinical and non-clinical staff among healthcare providers.  Certainly other factors contribute to burnout, including the… Read entire article here