Value-based care in hospitals has healthcare payers energized, but is it paying off yet? We found one recent study that says it is, while still another study says it is not. But the push for value-based care continues. Will 2018 be the decisive year as insurance companies continue to drive for the healthcare value measurement?
Will 2018 see more erosion of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or will the legislation gain strength? What is in store for value-based healthcare? We examine these questions as we look at 2018 healthcare trends on the horizon.
While EHRs and information security get all the attention, there are more immediate…
Ambulatory centers for healthcare are in higher demand as patients seek out convenient and cost-effective medicine options. Healthcare organizations stand to benefit by opening more ambulatory surgery centers and urgent care clinics, as they are compatible with the new value-based payment model of healthcare.
There is both uncertainty and emerging optimism for hospitals and value-based healthcare. Revenue cycle managers worry that this erodes hospital profits. But some hospital revenue cycle teams are embracing the new value model and finding solutions in analytics, end-to-end systems, and even telemedicine.
Hospitals can’t afford not to provide value based care. But what if care can extend beyond the discharge of a patient? We examine this and other questions in our update on hospital value based payments.
The SSI Group (SSI), a leading provider of revenue cycle management and clearinghouse solutions, has been named to the 2018 edition of the Healthcare Informatics 100 list…
What do healthcare consumers want? That answer will go a long way toward solving the patient satisfaction puzzle. We take a look at a number of recent surveys to hunt for clues.
Initiatives towards value-based healthcare payments had a stall in 2017 due to new CMS updates and a focus on possible ACA repeal. How will value-based healthcare initiatives take shape in 2018?
As the quantity and quality of healthcare data analytics become more complex – so do the solutions needed to make use of clinical information. Learn how healthcare payers are taking a more active role in the development and implementation of integrated healthcare systems that reduce wasted spending and improve care.
The future of healthcare is uncertain and dependent on several factors, such as whether or not the ACA will be repealed. No matter which healthcare delivery model prevails, certain challenges and obstacles are inevitable in the years ahead.
Are you prepared for your next payer contract negotiation? They can be stressful, so we found a number of ideas to help your revenue cycle team be succes.
Healthcare organizations have a mounting responsibility when it comes to regulatory compliance. However, is adherence taking up valuable patient time? Furthermore, what does this concerted effort cost? Sources reveal answers to these questions.
The right tools you choose will help shape the healthcare you deliver, and new hospital revenue cycle data management tools promise to help with reporting requirements, reduce costs, and increase revenues.
Why do payers continue to deny 20% of claims payments to hospitals as they struggle to keep revenue cycles more profitable? Baby boomers are moving into their Medicare coverage phase. There are flaws in the Office of the Inspector General audits of hospitals, as alleged by the American Hospital Association. Regulations are increasing. We take a look at the current situation and some creative solutions