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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.
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This fact sheet provides information and a compliance time line for the transition to Version 5010 by Jan. 1, 2012.
By asking for payment up front, accepting electronic payments, and offering payment plans, some providers have increased their patient receivables by 15 percent.
Scoring and segmenting patients’ financial information can help hospitals employ a more effective and empathetic collection method.
Sharp HealthCare used an eligibility quiz to help self-pay patients identify financial assistance.
Here are a few tips from Flagler Hospital for helping eligible patients qualify for financial assistance.
The economic value of one patient is $500,000, so maintaining patient satisfaction is important to providers.
Differences in patient mix between not-for-profit and public hospitals
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A variety of strategies can help patients understand their financial responsibility and improve the organization's self-pay performance.
When hospitals establish patients' financial obligations for their hospital bills before treatment occurs, both the hospital and the patient benefit from the transparency.
HFMA's 2010 MAP Award recipient Baylor Medical Center Irving describes how it reversed a decline in point-of-service collections.
Adults ages 19 to 29 are experiencing cost-related access or medical bill problems.
CHRISTUS Health Northern Louisiana describes how it is restructuring its charity care policies to improve eligibility processes.
Register for the Oct. 30 virtual networking event on MU and HITECH audits. During this Forum-exclusive virtual event, the CIO and controller of a Texas hospital will describe their experience with the EHR audits.
Use this self-assessment tool to ensure that you have key processes covered and check your performance measures against better-practice target levels.
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The 16-hospital health system, which serves New York City and Long Island, has increased patient-requested charity by 782 percent since 2005.
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Individual or family income, which may take into account family size, geographic area, and other pertinent factors. Individual or family income generally is not the exclusive criterion for determining the appropriate amount of charity care. More on Uncompensated Care...
Source: HFMA’s Patient Friendly Billing Project
In 2009, Flagler Hospital improved its financial assistance enrollment and eligibility program, increasing revenue by nearly $3 million.
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States--not CMS--have regulations in place related to timely patient notification of the availability of financial assistance/charity, as well as a statement that includes a summary of charges.
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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