HFM Magazine: December 2018

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.

HFMA November 28, 2018

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.

Kevin Brennan, FHFMA, CPA November 28, 2018

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.

HFMA November 28, 2018

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.

HFMA November 27, 2018

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.

Bill Hanlon November 27, 2018

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. 

HFMA November 21, 2018

Boston Children’s Journey to a Better Healthcare Payment Experience

An electronic payment system can help a hospital increase revenue.

Kevin Pawl November 20, 2018

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. 

Ken Perez November 16, 2018
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