Patient Access Management Challenges, News, and Progress

From providing hospital pricing transparency to patient collections to revenue cycle management and patient access to information, hospitals are currently facing an array of access management challenges. Join us as we explore the current news and updates about patient access management.

From providing hospital pricing transparency to patient collections to revenue cycle management and patient access to information, hospitals are currently facing an array of access management challenges. Join us as we explore…

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Will 2017 Be the Year for Major Healthcare Price Transparency Reform?

Primary goals of healthcare reform include the core principles of reducing healthcare spending and providing a cost-effective, high-quality care. Healthcare price transparency is a key piece to this puzzle in the form of tools that allow consumers to compare prices for healthcare services among multiple providers. Learn more about the outlook for healthcare price transparency in 2017.

Primary goals of healthcare reform include the core principles of reducing healthcare spending and providing a cost-effective, high-quality care. Healthcare price transparency is a key piece to this puzzle in the form of tools that allow consumers to…

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Hospital Pricing Transparency Challenges Continue

Why is it so hard for hospitals to provide accurate procedure costs up front to patients?  In hospital pricing transparency news we find that while state legislatures are attempting to address the issue, most hospitals and even mandated state websites are failing to provide meaningful cost reporting for even common procedures.  We look at some recommended solutions.

Hospital Revenue Growth and Patient Financial Health

While it appears hospitals will continue to see revenue growth through 2016, the cost of care is still a major concern for consumers, and remains a challenge for healthcare executives working to improve revenue cycle results. Improving the revenue collection process at the point-of-service (POS) is a key strategy to improve the overall financial health of a facility.