Governance (March/April 2020)

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

President’s Message
Outgoing president Sarah Mountford shares the promising future of RBMA because of the good works from the past year.
By Sarah Mountford, RCC, CPC, FRBMA

7 Costly Sins in Revenue Cycle Management
Due to the continuously evolving complexity, Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) is becoming the normative term in the health care industry for what was formerly referred to as medical billing.
By Don Rodden, CHBME

Certified is Good Business
The Radiology Coding Certification Board (RCCB) was developed to address the complexity of radiology-specific coding and now today’s radiology business climate makes it more important than ever to certify coders and put them at the table to help manage these processes so closely associated with revenue generation.
By Pat Kroken, FACMPE, CRA, FRBMA

State of Emergency: Is Your Succession Plan Ready?
What steps do you need to take sure your succession plan is in place when an emergency hits?
By Pat Kroken, FACMPE, CRA, FRBMA

CODING
Abdominal Aortography with Lower Extremity Runoff: Did the Catheter Move?
The abdominal aortogram is one of the most commonly performed interventional radiology services, yet coding for abdominal aortograms, especially with lower extremity runoff, is something that is often met with questions.
By Taylor Bleichner

ASSOCIATION NEWS
RBMA is heading to The Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Fla., for the leading annual conference for radiology business professionals.

CHAPTER UPDATE
Chapter snapshots and upcoming events.

MARKETING
Marketing On The Go
Must-have project management tools.
By Kim Kelley, FRBMA

INTERVIEW
RBMA Minute
An RBMA Bulletin interview with Neale C. Pashley, client services manager at Zotec Partners and co-chair of the RBMA Data Committee