Ambulatory Surgery Centers In The News

Ambulatory Surgery Centers In The News

What are the top challenges ASC managers face? Is more oversight for ASCs on the way? What about expanding to offer good surgery center prices to veterans? We take a look at these questions in our news roundup for ambulatory surgical centers.

Excessive Healthcare Costs Burden Hospitals

Excessive Healthcare Costs Burden Hospitals

Excessive healthcare costs continue in the United States. What can be done about it? While administrative burdens do suggest a single payer solution, there are other factors that can help, including pricing transparency and pharmaceutical prices. Why are there so many unneeded medical tests being performed?

Do or Die:  Adopting New Hospital Financial Analytics Solutions

Do or Die:  Adopting New Hospital Financial Analytics Solutions

Hospital financial analytic solutions are coming to the fore right now as technology trends and new payment paradigms converge.  The next generation of infrastructure will include new features and functions ranging from evolved networks to enhanced analytics to distributed database offerings.

Surgery Center Prices and the Transparency Movement

Surgery Center Prices and the Transparency Movement

Ambulatory surgery centers” (ASCs), have made waves in healthcare in recent years by offering lower cost alternatives to hospital procedures. We take a look at how they continue to disrupt the status quo with pricing transparency.

Hospital Revenue Cycle Teams Feel Financial Pain

Hospital Revenue Cycle Teams Feel Financial Pain

As regulations change and the ACA is weakened, hospitals face a new round of revenue challenges centering on a patient’s ability to pay. We take a look at the pain points teams face, trends, and solutions.

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.