About Nancy Hirschl

Nancy Hirschl possesses over 30 years of experience in health information, clinical data, and healthcare revenue management. Nancy develops, administers, and manages services that address best practices in clinical coding and revenue integrity. Known as an innovator and leader, Nancy has developed and implemented: > Hospital-based inpatient and outpatient revenue integrity consulting services > Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) consulting services > ICD-10 implementation and training > MS-DRG, APR-DRG, APC, and RAC data mining and tracking software > Nationally recognized training programs > HCC-Risk Adjusted data mining, auditing and training services Nancy is a member of the American Health Information Management Association, the California Health Information Management Association, the Health Care Compliance Association and the Healthcare Financial Management Association, Southern California chapter.

Assess your ICD-10 Implementation Before RAC Audits Do

By |2017-06-06T18:03:04+00:00February 6th, 2017|Categories: Coding Compliance|Tags: , , , |

Last year, health care organizations across the country successfully made the transition to ICD-10 coding. Although the storm of changes has finally abated, the threat of Recovery Audit Contractors (RAC) still looms overhead. Errors made on claims to Medicare beneficiaries may cause problems for organizations, including loss of revenue.Should a RAC audit of your charts show [...]

Compliance Pain Points: Balancing Revenue Protection and Risk Mitigation

By |2017-06-06T18:03:30+00:00January 4th, 2017|Categories: Healthcare Industry|Tags: , , |

 By Nancy Hirschl, BS, CCS, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10 Trainer Vice President, HIM Services, Streamline Health, Inc.No matter the size of your organization, compliance is complicated. At times, it can seem like a balancing act between managing risk and protecting revenue. Lean too far in one direction and the organization could be in jeopardy - go too far [...]

How Streamline Health is About to Change Code Auditing Forever

By |2017-06-06T18:04:36+00:00December 21st, 2016|Categories: Business Intelligence, Healthcare Industry|Tags: , |

By Nancy Hirschl, BS, CCS, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10 Trainer Vice President of HIM Services, Streamline Health, Inc. The way code auditing is performed at hospitals and other health care facilities is in need of a change. In many cases, major providers still use spreadsheets to manually track audit data. This antiquated method is time consuming, inefficient, susceptible to human error [...]