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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.

HFMA 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.

HFMA 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.

HFMA 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.

HFMA 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.

HFMA 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.

HFMA 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.

HFMA December 11, 2023

5 opportunities to unlock revenue through better compliance management in the midcycle

Hospitals and health systems are facing unprecedented challenges. Inflation, rising costs and razor-thin margins have caused many to shutter service lines, lay off non-patient-facing employees or even close entire facilities. These drastic measures might be avoidable if organizations could find opportunities to improve financial viability in other ways. Identifying and addressing noncompliance in the midcycle…

HFMA December 11, 2023

HFMA Comments on Federal Independent Dispute Resolution Operations, Proposed Rule

HFMA presents its comment letter on CMS’ Federal Independent Dispute Resolution Operations Proposed Rule.

HFMA December 6, 2023

CY 2024 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule Summary Part III – Quality Payment Program Updates

HFMA presents part III of three detailed summaries of the final rule relating to the Medicare physician fee schedule for CY 2024 and other revisions to Medicare Part B policies. Part III covers the updates to the Quality Payment Program.

HFMA December 4, 2023