Strategic Financial Planning Fall 2019 Issue
Read the following articles featured in the Fall 2019 issue of Strategic Financial Planning newsletter.
How has price transparency impacted the hospital industry?
By Scott Houk
A recent price transparency survey indicates posting prices online has had little positive or negative impact on most hospitals.
Ask these 14 questions to help select the best underwriter for the job
Hospitals and providers selling bonds in the public market should determine if their offering presents challenges and develop questions to evaluate firms.
Direct contracting models offer promise of expediting shift to value-based care
Allen Miller and Evan King
CMS’s Direct Contracting Models offer providers some substantial benefits, including access to capitation payments for Medicare fee-for-service members — without the investment costs in brokers and marketing to move members into Medicare Advantage.
Understanding the permanent reward in interim CFO roles
A seasoned interim CFO shares what it takes to not only do the job but thrive in the role.
Innovation and disruption
From Our Sponsor, Kaufman Hall
Walter W. Morrissey
By placing consumers at the center of their business models, new competitors have redrawn the roadmap to value. Health systems that fail to realign themselves around consumer needs will find their journey to value not only disrupted but also headed down the wrong path.
Consider the ethical challenges of early retirement program offers
Before moving forward with an early retirement program, protect your organization’s reputation among stakeholders, patients and the public by understanding varying world views.
Finance at a glance
M&A activity drops since active 2017-18 period
Hospital merger and acquisition announcements were at a 10-year low in early 2019.