Hospital Value Based Payments Update

Hospital Value Based Payments Update

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.

Healthcare Payers and Value-Based Care for Hospitals

Healthcare Payers and Value-Based Care for Hospitals

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?

Insurance Denials Continuing Challenge for Hospital RCM Teams

Insurance Denials Continuing Challenge for Hospital RCM Teams

The continual battle hospital RCM teams face with clams denials is costing US based healthcare systems $262 billion per year.  What’s causing this and what can be done? Sometimes these may be cost based, and sometimes it has to do with a hospital’s own coding system and staff training for same. We take a look.

Increase Hospital Collections with 3 RCM Tips

Increase Hospital Collections with 3 RCM Tips

Have health systems adapted their revenue cycle processes to increase hospital collections effectively? Enhance the RCM solutions and processes at your healthcare organization by following these 3 tips.

Ambulatory Surgery Center Financial Outlook and Structure

Ambulatory Surgery Center Financial Outlook and Structure

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.

Prior Authorization Software Benefits Patients and Providers

Prior Authorization Software Benefits Patients and Providers

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.

Health System Mergers:  Why Hospitals Won’t Stop Merging

Health System Mergers: Why Hospitals Won’t Stop Merging

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 Really Want?

What Do Healthcare Consumers Really Want?

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.