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This Oct. 23 webinar explains how the challenges resulting from the ACA present an opportunity for improving process integration, which ultimately transforms the patient experience.
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MAP App is a web-based application that helps organizations improve revenue cycle performance based on industry-standard metrics called MAP Keys.
Find suppliers and products in this comprehensive vendor directory for healthcare finance professionals.
Improve your revenue cycle performance through standard metrics, peer comparison, and successful practices.
Guidance for understanding and communicating about the price of health care.
Guidelines on how to make it easier for consumers to get information about healthcare prices.
HHS issued a proposed rule implementing the new affordable insurance exchanges (Exchanges) mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that will provide competitive marketplaces for individuals and small employers to directly compare available private health insurance options on the basis of price, quality, and other factors.
In the FY12 IPPS final rule, CMS outlines the requirements of the hospital readmissions reduction program that it intends to implement in the FY12, FY13, and future IPPS LTCH PPS rulemaking cycles. Provided is the section of the FY12 IPPS
CMS announces its request for applications for providers to test episode-based payment for care using bundled payment methods under the Bundled Payment for Care Improvement initiative.
This tool provides questions to help prepare your organization for health insurance exchanges.
This resource provides a way to track the actions that states are taking to implement health insurance exchange development.
On May 17, 2011, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it is accepting applications for the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization Model (Pioneer ACO Model). The Pioneer ACO Model is designed to encourage organizations experienced in providing
CMS published a final rule to implement a new hospital value-based purchasing program under which hospitals that meet or exceed certain quality measures relating to clinical process of care and patient experience of care would be rewarded incenctives beginning in FY13.
A summary of CMS's report to Congress outlining the key principles, challenges, and options that must be considered when developing a plan for implementing a value-based purchasing program for ASCs.
This spreadsheet, based on the CMS proposed shared savings rule, can be used to calculate potential shared savings/losses from forming a Medicare ACO.
A group of providers participating in PROMETHEUS Payment project pilots discuss challenges and opportunities healthcare organizations will face in transitioning to a value-based system.
HFMA has compiled a resource catalog of content related to the proposed health insurance exchange regulations and the Essential Benefits Bulletin.
HFMA comments on CMS's proposed rule on Medicare Shared Savings Program: Accountable Care Organizations.
This document contains tables with useful dates and timelines pertaining to Stage 2 meaningful use criteria published in the September 4, 2012, final rule.
This table from CMS outlines the differences between the Proposed Rule and the Final Rule for Accountable Care Organizations in the Medicare Shared Savings Program.
During HFMA's recent Thought Leadership Retreat, participants explored how healthcare providers can develop the key competencies needed to succeed under value-based business models.
This roundtable discusses how new payment models are going to impact the revenue cycle and how organizations plan to prepare for new market realities.
Below are links to bundled payment resources CMMI Bundled Payment Freeware Analysis Package View the resource for developing bundled payment bids.
This summary describes the stage 2 criteria that eligible professionals (EPs), eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals (CAHs) must meet in order to qualify for Medicare and Medicaid electronic health record incentive payments.
Provides an overview of physician and hospital payment demonstration projects sponsored by private sector organizations and CMS.
This fact sheet includes updates to the hospital inpatient value-based purchasing program developed by CMS to reward hospitals for meeting certain performance standards established for a performance period.
This fact sheet dicusses aspects of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program, as mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
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This fact sheet provides information on the updates to Medicare payment rates for hospital outpatient services paid under the outpatient prospective payment system and the ambulatory surgical center payment system for calendar year 2013.
The links on this page direct you to CMS files that contain important information that can help you calculate your Medicare payments.
This fact sheet contains noteworthy information on the final rule updating payments to Skilled Nursing Facilities in FY12.
Amy Amick, president, revenue cycle management, and William Davis, vice president, revenue cycle advisory solutions, both with MedAssets, share insights on the industry and techniques to drive sustainable performance improvement.
Eric Ward, president and CEO, Parallon Revenue Cycle Services, discusses key trends in revenue cycle management and factors providers should consider when partnering to advance their revenue cycle performance.
Doug Festermaker, managing partner and executive vice president of health care, Warbird Consulting Partners, shares strategies to leverage outsourced CFO expertise to lead special projects or fill interim roles while recruiting is underway.
Lisa Schneider, CFA, managing director, non-profits & healthcare systems at Russell Investments, offers insights on today’s asset management environment and what to look for when working with a solutions provider to optimize a healthcare organization’s portfolio strategy and manage risk.
Todd W. Lillibridge, president and CEO of Lillibridge Healthcare Services Inc., and executive vice president of medical property operations at Ventas, discusses trends in healthcare real estate strategy and key considerations when choosing a partner for managing a healthcare organization's service and capital needs.
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