5 Tips for Effective Contract Negotiation for Hospitals

5 Tips for Effective Contract Negotiation for Hospitals

When it comes to payer-provider contracts, it often feels inequitable, with each side doing what’s in their own best interest. For example, some payers have a tendency to carve 3-5% out of a contract every time one is negotiated. Meanwhile, many providers sign payer contracts without negotiating, leaving valuable dollars on the table. In order to maximize revenue in the midst of an endlessly changing environment, it is imperative for health systems to master the contract negotiation process.

The Personal Factor in Support for Revenue Cycle Software

The Personal Factor in Support for Revenue Cycle Software

Brian DeWeese, VP Client Services for The SSI Group, knows there are three components in HIS — hardware, software, and people. That’s why his team of support specialists, ranging from Epic to Cerner to MediTech focuses, are driven to help customers succeed by the numbers, reducing denials and increasing clean claim rates.

Top Signs You Need a Denial Management Solution

Top Signs You Need a Denial Management Solution

Now is the time to become more proactive with your denial management efforts. It is no longer a best practice to stamp the claim form with “APPEAL” and send it back in. More and more, revenue cycle teams are seeking a strong denial management solution.