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Hospitals and Other Providers
Physicians and Other Practitioners

Career level:


Recommended for:

Physician Practice

Delivery Method:

Self Study

Advance Preparation:




Course Availability:

1 Year

Blog | Physician Relationships
HFMA’s Chad Mulvany says it is likely health plans will have both motive and the wherewithal to acquire physician practices or employ physicians whose practices didn’t have the balance sheet to survive the revenue shock of the COVID-19 pand...
Blog | Physician Relationships
Demographics and payment policy are the main drivers of the surge in private equity deals involving orthopedics practices in 2019.
Case Study | Physician Relationships
An academic medical center helps physicians with EHR use by deploying a team of technical trainers to clinic sites for several weeks at a time.
Blog | Physician Relationships
A look at examples where two factions of North Carolina-based physicians left health systems to join or form independent physician groups.
How To | Physician Relationships
Successful physician productivity initiatives include strong leadership, analytics, and aligned incentives.
On Demand Webinar | Basic | Physician Relationships

Lessons learned when physicians disrupt healthcare from the inside

On Demand Webinar | Basic | Physician Relationships

Lessons learned when physicians disrupt healthcare from the inside


Large retailers and employers are entering the healthcare market, reimbursements are declining, clinician resources are diminishing, and consumers are demanding access on their terms. Group practice leaders and physician network executives are not waiting for external market forces to dictate how health systems will have to change. They are taking a leading role in redefining how to compete and care for patients.

CEOs, CFOs, CMOs can listen to the outcomes of this emerging national conversation. They will learn what these leading physician executives desperately want health systems to know about the situation that can change how health system execs are thinking, transform the performance of care in the community and work together in new ways.
After this program, you'll be able to..
  • Learn what physician practice executives think are the keys to market relevance
  • Benefit from the experience of early innovators in healthcare realignment
  • Begin shifting your physician strategies with new best practices from a national collaboration

Related Courses | Physician Relationships

On Demand Webinar | Advanced | Financial Leadership

Effective Management of Physician Subsidy Levels

This session will present an effective process for assessing physician financial performance from an operational strategic standpoint. The speakers will share a defined process to manage physician financial performance, including how to use cost accounting concepts to establish and manage appropriate operating budget results as well as how to use ROI concepts to assess and monitor strategic benefits in comparison to subsidy loss levels.

Original Live Date: HFMA Digital Annual Conference (6/26/2020)

On Demand Webinar | Intermediate | Financial Leadership

Why you should replace adjusted discharges

The use of adjusted discharges as a metric of output to assess facilitywide productivity and efficiency is flawed and leads to invalid conclusions. It does not account for the increasing volume and complexity of outpatient procedures. During this session, Providence St. Joseph Health System will share how it effectively uses equivalent discharges and demonstrate why this metric is better suited to health systems.

Original Live Date: HFMA DIgital Annual Conference (6/26/2020)

Course | Advanced | hfma:content/topic/physician_paymentandreimbursement

Physician Practice Management Coding and Payment Systems

This course discusses coding and payment systems, which establish the potential revenue of the physician practice. Other topics include fee schedules and relative value systems as well as compliance and rules for teaching physicians.

Estimated course completion time: 1 hour

Course | Intermediate | Risk Management

Malpractice Insurance and Risk Management

This course describes the types of insurance available to healthcare organizations to protect against unavoidable losses. It also describes the objectives, benefits, costs, and challenges of risk management, and presents approaches to funding future losses. This course also explains how a provider can transfer risk to an independent third party and how the amount transferred affects the accounting treatment of loss. The course explains IRS requirements for reporting compensation arrangements on Form 990 and describes employers' requirements to provide, account for, and report post-employment and postretirement healthcare benefits.

Estimated course completion time: 1 hour and 30 minutes