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Strategies for success: Tackling common clinical documentation integrity challenges head-on

Clinical documentation, which includes a record of exams, symptoms, diagnoses, medications, tests, treatments and other elements of a patient’s medical care, plays a vital role in creating a complete picture of an individual’s health and is needed to develop effective care plans. It also ensures that all providers who see the patient have access to…

HFMA February 9, 2024

A ‘magic equation’ to unlock OR revenue

This whitepaper offers healthcare leaders a roadmap to identify operating room (OR) inefficiencies and address them using a "magic equation" of artificial intelligence, automation and change management.

HFMA January 31, 2024

Leveraging the supply chain for cost reduction

Learn from seven healthcare finance executives about the different strategies used to help reduce their hospital's costs using technology, transparency and automation in this roundtable.

HFMA January 30, 2024

How healthcare finance organizations are working to become more resilient

Seven healthcare financial executives share their strategies for tackling the challenges of financial management in the current environment in this roundtable.

HFMA January 30, 2024

Most healthcare organizations will embrace two-sided value-based care models in 2024, but many do not have clearly defined protocols to assess new opportunities

Read this article for various lessons and questions to consider before entering a value-based care contract.

HFMA January 30, 2024

Improving financial performance using clinical supply chain technology

In this HFMA Executive Roundtable, six healthcare financial executives reflect on the biggest clinical supply chain challenges their organization faces and discuss what metrics are most critical to evaluating success and a return on investment (ROI) with clinical supply chain technologies.

HFMA January 30, 2024

Comparison of 2024 ASC Addendum BB with October 2023 Addendum BB

HFMA presents a spreadsheet comparing ASC covered ancillary services. It also includes an HCPCS lookup tool that makes it easier to pull-up descriptive and payment information for a particular code.

HFMA January 9, 2024

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.

HFMA 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…

HFMA 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.

HFMA January 3, 2024