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Research summary: Study identifies health systems’ two biggest concerns — staffing and financial performance

HFMA, with sponsorship by Lifepoint, surveyed 100 healthcare respondents to better understand health systems’ concerns, including strategic priorities, staffing issues, improving the patient experience, partnerships, market expansion opportunities and co-location. Staffing and financial performance were the two greatest concerns for nearly all health systems. To learn more, download the key findings from the survey.

HFMA September 7, 2023

HFMA Comments on Hospital OPPS: Proposed Remedy for the 340B-Acquired Drug Payment Policy for CYs 2018–2022

HFMA presents its comment letter to CMS on the proposed rule, Medicare Program; Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System: Remedy for the 340B-Acquired Drug Payment Policy for Calendar Years 2018–2022.

HFMA September 7, 2023

Stemming the outpatient profit squeeze with a revenue cycle workflow gap analysis

Hospital and health system outpatient, outreach and ancillary services are often confined to EHR systems to manage their billing. Designed for bigger-ticket, lower-volume claims, these systems lack specific front-end intelligence, system connectivity, and automation necessary to efficiently manage these departments’ unique billing need. Too often, the result is an unnecessarily high number of submission errors,…

HFMA September 6, 2023

FY 2024 IPPS/LTCH Final Rule Summary

HFMA presents a detailed summary of the final rule released by CMS describing federal FY 2024 policies and rates for Medicare’s inpatient prospective payment system and the long-term care hospital prospective payment system.

HFMA August 30, 2023

Patient access: The key to a healthy revenue cycle

As hospitals and physician groups face ongoing labor shortages and skyrocketing costs, maintaining effective Patient Access processes is critical. Ensuring efficiency and accuracy upstream helps prevent delayed reimbursement downstream—while supporting a positive patient experience. Download this whitepaper to explore the three patient access processes that can help protect revenue and improve the patient experience. Identify…

HFMA August 29, 2023

Leverage healthcare price transparency data to promote financial sustainability

Healthcare organizations are encouraged to review strategies and how to collaborate with payers, among other insights in this article, in order to grow healthcare consumer trust, engagement and retention.

HFMA August 28, 2023

FY 2024 Skilled Nursing Facilities PPS Final Rule Summary

HFMA presents a detailed summary of the final rule updating the Medicare skilled nursing facility (SNF) payment rates for FY 2024.

HFMA August 23, 2023

HFMA 2023-24 Leadership Directory

HFMA's 2023-24 Leadership Directory provides a listing of the Association's National, Regional and Chapter leaders for its current fiscal year.

HFMA August 23, 2023

Healthcare Financial Management Association offers finance education in the Middle East 

Chicago (Aug. 22, 2023) – The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) is offering a new international educational opportunity with a one-day healthcare finance session at the Global Health Exhibition in Riyadh on Oct. 31. Selat, a Riyadh-based revenue cycle management (RCM) consulting firm and their training firm Nawa, is the exclusive sponsor of the event. …

HFMA August 21, 2023

5 ways end-to-end RCM improves the employee experience

In today’s healthcare landscape, it can be very difficult to find and retain top talent. The key? Improve the employee experience. See the 5 ways end-to-end RCM can enhance your team’s day-to-day, creating a superior work environment that speaks for itself. Inside this guide, you’ll learn how to improve the employee experience by enabling more…

HFMA August 18, 2023