Year: 2018

2019 hfm Magazine Archives

HFMA members have access to the 2019 archived issues of hfm. Issues include all articles plus web extras and other online-only content.

HFMA December 28, 2018

hfm Magazine: January 2019

Cover Story Psychology and Behavioral Change Theory as Applied to Changing Revenue Cycle Payment Models Healthcare providers should consider a retail-like payment experience for patients. By Rajesh Voddiraju Web Exclusives Using Ambulatory Pricing Strategically to Protect and Grow Market Share  An increasing regulatory focus on price transparency also is an impetus for hospitals and health…

HFMA December 28, 2018

New Approaches and Technologies for Improving Cost Performance in Health Care

One health system tackled their readmissions problem by identifying reasons for overstays.

Kathleen Masiulis December 26, 2018

The Use of ABC for Indirect Expenses

There is a potential connection between the use of the idea of activities with respect to patient-level costing to activity-based costing (ABC) and its variant time-driven activity-based costing (TDABC).

HFMA December 26, 2018

Winning Strategies to Transform Health Care in 2019

Healthcare providers should keep certain best practices in mind when choosing new technology in 2019.

Geoff Martin December 26, 2018

Price Transparency: The View from Washington

HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer discusses implications of a new federal report that addresses price transparency.

Joseph J. Fifer, FHFMA, CPA December 26, 2018

Patient-Level Costing and Profitability: Making It Work

Healthcare providers can use patient-level costing to obtain accurate costing information.

Gary Cokins December 26, 2018

Medicare’s Move Toward Site-Neutral Payment

A payment change in the OPPS final rule that aims to align payments made for services delivered in off-campus hospital outpatient departments with those made for services delivered in physician offices has raised considerable controversy.

Gail R Wilensky, PhD December 26, 2018

Resolve to Collaborate in 2019

Cross-professional partnerships can enhance healthcare organizations ability to achieve shared goals of improving the patient experience, reducing the cost of care, and improving population health.

Kevin Brennan, FHFMA, CPA December 26, 2018

Creating PSAs That Promote a Meaningful Hospital-Physician Bond

Professional services agreements between hospitals and physicians should be structured to create integrated, binding relationships that support value-based strategies and creation of a high-performing provider networks.

John Fink December 26, 2018
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