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Improving Revenues in the Emergency Department
By adopting a revenue cycle performance improvement approach for emergency department services, hospitals can uncover significant opportunities to improve net revenue.
Online Bill Pay: The Login Versus No-Login Debate
Patients submit payment more quickly when they can bypass login requirements for online payment. But is that benefit offset by other portal features that drive revenue cycle efficiency when patients are required to log in?
Leveraging Data to Inform Patient Collections
Effective revenue cycle management requires the ability to leverage data and analytics to inform billing and collections, using successful practices.
How Cost Sharing Has Evolved
While both employer and employee healthcare costs increased in 2013, a larger portion of the shared increase was borne by the employee, primarily through the payroll deduction.
How to Choose ICD-10 Training for Coders
Learn how to choose ICD-10 training that can deliver the best organizational ROI.
Payer Deductions from Submitted Hospital Charges
Payer deductions as a percentage of hospital charges submitted to payers increased in 2012 across all hospital classes and payers but the gap between government and commercial payers remains large.
Publication Date: Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Tom Myers, chief strategy officer, The SSI Group, discusses the shifting payment environment and how it affects providers' patient access and claims management processes.
Jeff Chester, senior vice president and chief revenue officer at Availity, shares his thoughts on "Revenue Cycle 2.0" and how to best meet its challenges.
Mitch Morris, vice chair and global leader, healthcare, Deloitte, and Michael O'Rourke, senior vice president and chief information officer, Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), share perspectives on the need for transformational IT in health care today.
Brian Kueppers, founder and CEO, Apex, discusses the importance of a robust patient payment strategy in boosting organization revenue and enhancing patient satisfaction.
Brian Grazzini, CFO, HealthPort, describes the importance of efficient and compliant information exchange and audit management in helping HIM staff spend less time on paperwork and more on mission-critical projects.
Cindy Matthews, executive vice president, Community Hospital Corporation, discusses how rural and community hospitals can use collaborative partnering to position for success through tough market conditions.
Rick Heise, senior vice president, revenue cycle, at Cerner Corporation, discusses the importance of integrating clinical and financial data to excel in health care’s changing payment environment.
Russ Graney, founder and CEO for Aidin, and John Laursen, head of business development for Aidin, share insights on how to improve care transitions between acute and post-acute care settings and incentivize high-quality patient outcomes.
Scott Elston, strategic accounts manager, GE Healthcare Services, describes how substantial cost reduction in health care requires rethinking business strategy and asset use.
Robert Williams, MD, director, Deloitte Consulting LLP, and Arielle Freiberger, product strategist, ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte, explain how sophisticated retrospective, real-time, and predictive data analytics can inform decision making to reduce costs and improve care.
Stuart Hanson, director of business development (healthcare solutions) at Citi Retail Services, discusses how improving the payment experience can benefit consumers and healthcare providers.
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