2014-16 Trend Shows Continuing Decline in Self-Pay Admissions to Hospitals
An analysis finds a decline in the number of patients admitted to U.S. hospitals without healthcare insurance and an increase in beneficiaries of government-sponsored and commercial insurance plans.
Imagining a More Consumer-Centric Approach to Patient Financial Communications
HFMA, the AHA, and AHIP have developed a guide for healthcare consumers designed to help them know how to avoid surprise out-of-network medical bills; healthcare organizations are encouraged to share the guide with their patients.
The Path to a Patient-Centric Revenue Cycle
A research highlight that looks at key takeaways from a focus group of senior healthcare leaders about patient collections strategies.
Grant Thornton: Helping Organizations Embrace Robotic Process Automation
Two senior leaders at Grant Thornton talk about the advantages of robotic process automation to improve office efficiency, reduce costs, and mitigate risk.
Bottom-Line Implications of New Lease Accounting Standards: What Healthcare Leaders Should Know
Healthcare organizations should be prepared for a lease accounting standard, effective in 2019, that changes the way they are required to report leases on their balance sheets.
Taking a Holistic View of Procure-to-Pay
An in-depth look at how one company is enabling more efficient procure-to-pay processes to streamline healthcare organizations’ financial operations.
Boston Children’s Journey to a Better Healthcare Payment Experience
An electronic payment system can help a hospital increase revenue.
The 2018 Midterm Elections: Implications for Health Care
The healthcare industry could see some significant changes now that the balance of power in Washington D.C. has shifted.