Cost:

Free for HFMA Members
Buy HFMA Membership to Attend

Audience:

Hospitals and Other Providers
Physicians and Other Practitioners

Career level:

Executive
Mid-Senior

Recommended for:

Revenue Cycle

Delivery Method:

QAS Self Study

Advance Preparation:

None

Prerequisites:

Understanding of revenue cycle stages & challenges, knowledge of changing payment models, exposure to technology/automation within the revenue cycle

Course Availability:

1 Year

Article | Revenue Cycle Technology
A healthcare technology company provides details about its adaptable revenue cycle management technology, which helps enterprise customers optimize financial performance.
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Business Profile | Revenue Cycle Technology
A revenue cycle technology company talks about how machine learning and other modern automation techniques can help healthcare organizations increase revenue, boost productivity and be more agile in the face of unexpected business volatilit...
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White Paper | Revenue Cycle Technology
Read this whitepaper to learn how artificial intelligence can revolutionize utilization review, improve efficiency and accuracy and enable case management/UR teams to align staff to more strategic objectives.
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Article | Revenue Cycle Technology
A leading revenue cycle management company talks about how it partners with healthcare organizations to use technology for optimizing financial performance and enabling patient-centric financial interactions.
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Article | Revenue Cycle Technology
Important learnings from a September 2019 HFMA study about the impact of EHRs, consumer self-pay and IT budgets on revenue cycle operations.
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On Demand Webinar | Intermediate | Revenue Cycle Technology

Moving towards a denial-free future: Optimizing middle revenue cycle for improved financial performance

On Demand Webinar | Intermediate | Revenue Cycle Technology

Moving towards a denial-free future: Optimizing middle revenue cycle for improved financial performance

Description

An optimized middle revenue cycle improves provider financial performance by supporting medical necessity, decreasing the time it takes to get claims paid and reducing claim denials. Strong clinical documentation is a key performance driver that makes it easier to create financial stability and helps streamline revenue cycle management. This webinar will cover how leveraging people, process and technology as accuracy checkpoints within the "at service" and "post service" stages of the revenue cycle can help support a denial prevention strategy.

Learn first-hand about best practice approaches and what technology levers providers can pull, including artificial intelligence and workflow integration, to ensure complete provider documentation and proper coding based on clinical documentation - and how to comply with payer-specific advisors can play in ensuring defensible medical necessity recommendations.
After this program, you'll be able to..
  • Apply a strategic focus for identifying documentation errors up front, which will prevent higher costs down stream
  • Review denial root causes and key strategies to avoid them
  • Describe how artificial intelligence can improve accuracy and efficiency
  • Relay the value on-site physician advisors can bring to help optimize utilization review and clinical documentation improvement efforts
  • Best document against reimbursement rules that payers change frequently

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On Demand Webinar | Basic | Revenue Cycle

Pricing transparency: Solving for shoppable services

During this presentation, learn about the growing trends that are driving transparency in the healthcare setting. Specfically, gain insighty into the shoppable services portion of the latest CMS mandate, breaking down the requirement to ensure clarity and understanding of "next steps" needed to ensure their facility is compliant.

Original Live Webinar Date: 8/25/20

On Demand Webinar | Overview | Supply Chain Management

COVID-19 ready: Northwestern Medicine transforms procure-to-pay

Northwestern Medicine is an integrated healthcare system that is constantly growing with new patient treatments and facility acquisition to provide the most advanced health care to the communities and patients they serve. With healthcare's strict policies, Northwestern needs to ensure compliance as they onboard and manage suppliers to deliver these critical services.

Unfortunately, this process was layered in paper and manual tasks Amy Platis, Program Director of Finance, APM at Northwestern Medicine, set out to digitally transform Northwestern's procure-to-pay operations with apexportal. And, in the process, made her team ready for the disruption that COVID-19 would cause to her team and the communities that Northwestern serves.

Original Live Webinar Date: 8/18/20

On Demand Webinar | Intermediate | Revenue Cycle

Living in a price transparent world

Increasing federal and state regulations are causing many hospitals to struggle to stay up to date with ever-changing coding and compliance rules, as well as developing and maintaining a defensible and transparent pricing strategy. This presentation is designed to address the regulatory requirements for satisfaction. We will also address next steps for you to consider when preparing for upcoming price transparency requirements. With the help of a hospital revenue cycle leader, we will dive into the challenges providers face and discuss solutions for tackling the complexities of living in a price transparent world.

On Demand Webinar | Intermediate | Revenue Cycle

Creating a work-from-home playbook

Even prior to COVID-19, many organizations began experimenting with work-from-home arrangements, especially in the revenue cycle space. In this session, you'll hear one organization's experience with employing a work-from-home committee to transform a system policy approach into one that worked for all aspects of the revenue cycle - back, middle and front end. In addition, you'll learn how they created metrics to monitor and measure productivity as well as establish quality monitoring.


Original Live Date: HFMA Digital Annual Conference (7/17/2020)