Billions. That’s how much claim denials and delayed payments cost hospitals each year. We found some strategic remedies after reviewing the root causes of the problem. It can be solved.
What is the outlook for industry growth of outpatient centers in coming years? How are these surgery clinics structured? Who owns them? Join us as we seek answers to these questions and more from industry thought leaders. We also share the insider secret to boosting your ambulatory surgery center financial performance.
Join us as we look at prior authorization (PA). We examine how much time providers spend on PA requests; how patients seeking treatment for opioid addiction may be hindered when obtaining PA for medication-assisted treatment (MAT); and how prior authorization software can improve the healthcare revenue cycle.
When it comes to health system mergers, we always wonder if bigger is better. Some of our hospital clients think so. Some do not. But mergers are continuing in 2018, so we thought we’d take another look at the trend and some industry analysis.
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.
Learn more about the healthcare artificial intelligence industry outlook and how AI benefits providers and health systems, improves population health and reduces healthcare expenses.
Will blockchain technology increase the likelihood of receiving patient payments? Can robust hospital revenue cycle technology make it easier, and therefore more likely for patients to pay? These questions are covered in detail via analysis of current news about the hospital revenue cycle (RCM) industry.
As hospital revenue cycle management teams deal with changing paradigms and analytics – upfront collections continue to be key factors for improvement.
On both sides of the negotiating table in healthcare, payer and provider contract management is about efficient and effective management of information. Electronic attachments streamline the process as CMS and commercial payers require medical necessity documentation for certain procedures or events.
How do hospitals ensure they get paid? Patient access processes need to be streamlined, consistent, and smart in order to maintain healthy hospital revenue cycle management. Combining intelligent patient access software with properly trained registration staff dramatically reduces errors, helping hospitals get paid.