Chad Mulvany, FHFMA

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Chad Mulvany, FHFMA

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What’s new in the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund FAQs as of Aug. 17

HHS failed Aug. 17 to release guidance providers need to file reports for lost revenue and increased expenses amid COVID-19; HFMA will continue to monitor its website.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA August 25, 2020

Looking beyond CMS: How to accelerate the transition to value in healthcare

HFMA's Chad Mulvany summarizes a blog on actions CMS and Congress can take to transition providers to capitated and other risk-bearing payment models.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA August 24, 2020

CARES Act Provider Relief Fund FAQs undergo another update as of August 14

HFMA's Chad Mulvany recommends healthcare leaders who think their organizations qualify for Phase 2 General Distributions review the FAQs.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA August 17, 2020

More independent physician practices likely to seek partners in the coming months due to financial issues caused by COVID-19

HFMA's Chad Mulvany says given the limited days cash on hand independent physician practices report having, it is likely practices will start seeking partners in the coming months, if they haven’t already.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA August 14, 2020

Fewer cancer diagnoses in first weeks of the pandemic imply increased spending on cancer treatment in the future

HFMA's Chad Mulvany says good actuarial support is more important than ever for providers considering entering into risk-based models in response to the pandemic.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA August 11, 2020

McKinsey & Company survey: Physician perceptions of COVID-19 risk influence referral patterns

HFMA's Chad Mulvany says these McKinsey findings illustrate the importance of involving physicians in the development and execution of checklists used to safely reopen clinics and restart non-emergent procedures.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA August 6, 2020

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services updates CARES Act Provider Relief Fund FAQs as of July 30

HHS says the CARES Act Provider Relief Funds need to be used by July 31, 2021, but Chad Mulvany says operationally, funds likely need to be spent by June 30, 2021, so providers can capture expenses and lost revenue in reports due to HHS July 31.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA August 6, 2020

What to expect from President Trump’s recent executive orders on drug prices

HFMA's Chad Mulvany says the Most Favored Nation pricing executive order faces long odds of becoming an enforced policy because it faces significant opposition from three of the most influential lobbies in Washington, D.C.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA August 4, 2020

Healthcare consumers want information personalized to their situation from health plans

HFMA's Chad Mulvany says patients and consumers need information that’s relevant to their specific clinical situation and out-of-pocket costs for price and quality information to be meaningful.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA August 3, 2020

Congress may not provide a surprise bill fix prior to the election, but patients may find HFMA’s consumer guide useful

Given Congress is unlikely to provide a surprise bill fix prior to the election, Chad Mulvany suggests hospitals provide patients with HFMA's consumer guide on avoiding surprise bills to learn what questions to ask prior to any scheduled services.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA July 29, 2020