Drawing conclusions from the text and class lectures answer the following questions:
-Understanding the importance of the revenue cycle management (RCM) in health care finance management, identify what stages of the RCM (front,middle end) apply to in the following areas:
1) Health care fraud and abuse ~What can deny insurance?
2) electronic health records and meaningful use
3) government incentive programs
4) Recovery audits
What can health care managers at all levels of organization do to ensure these areas are being managed effectively and efficiently through use of RCM system? Use examples from the text and from class lectures