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Comparison of 2024 ASC Addendums AA and FF with October 2023 Addendums

HFMA presents a spreadsheet for relative weights and payment rates for the Ambulatory Surgical Center payment system comparing 2024 to 2023 rates.

Array January 9, 2024

Empowering patient access teams: The transformative impact of training and development

Hospital patient access teams are often the first encounter a patient has with the hospital. The patient access encounter sets the stage for the entire patient experience and has financial implications as well. Effective registration, eligibility verification, coverage discovery and collection workflows are required for optimal revenue cycle outcomes. Training and development have a big…

Array January 8, 2024

Definition of “Employer”—Association Health Plans Proposed Rule Summary

HFMA presents a detailed summary of the proposed rule published by the Employee Benefits Security Administration that would rescind the similarly titled rule finalized in 2018 (83 FR 28912) that expanded the regulatory definition of “employer” under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.

Array January 3, 2024

2024 Physician Fee Schedule Specialty Impact Tables – Updated

HFMA presents an updated specialty impact tables based on the 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule.

Array December 19, 2023

Comparison of 2024 Physician Fee Schedule Final Payment Rates to October 2023 Payment Rates – Updated

HFMA presents an updated spreadsheet comparing the 2024 physician fee schedule payment rates to the 2023 payment rates.

Array December 19, 2023

Using analytics effectively to drive margin improvement

Participants of an HFMA Executive Roundtable held June 27 discuss how healthcare providers are taking steps to encourage data sharing among units and create a single source of truth for operational and patient data.

Array December 12, 2023

Understanding the true cost to collect requires focusing on high-level KPIs

Revenue cycle management leaders from around the country share their perspectives on defining and maintaining a high-performance revenue cycle and the challenges they face in working to enhance revenue cycle management.

Array December 12, 2023

Deploying EPM in the cloud: 6 steps that drive value

Cloud-based enterprise performance management (EPM) offers tremendous potential for health systems, but the ability to drive value depends on a thoughtful approach that puts as little pressure as possible on existing resources, both technological and human.

Array December 11, 2023

AI-powered coding automation: The state of the art and future direction

This roundtable discussion conducted at HFMA’s 2023 Annual Conference in Nashville, Tennessee sought to understand both the opportunities and challenges that AI-powered coding automation poses for healthcare organizations.

Array December 11, 2023

RemitConnect® helps healthcare organizations automate manual posting and reconciliation processes

This HFMA Peer Review Spotlight explores the benefits of CommerceHealthcare's RemitConnect solution in complementing a healthcare organization's existing patient accounting or practice management system.

Array December 11, 2023