The healthcare value imperative: All eyes on North Carolina’s move to value-based payment
Hospitals and health systems nationwide can benefit from the insights of North Carolina health system executive whose organizations are leading the way in the state’s transition to value-based payment.
When movement isn’t movement: A wake-up call for healthcare finance professionals I HFMA
The results of healthcare finance executives' efforts to drive change will be of little value if they don't also help improve quality, patient experience or cost of care.
The role of intelligent automation in reducing waste and improving efficiency in the revenue cycle
A portion of the wasteful spending in healthcare can be curbed by automating repetitive tasks.
“Medicare for All” isn’t equitable for all hospitals
A payment model in which 100% of payments are based on Medicare rates should take into account the inherent disadvantages of such an approach for the large hospitals, including academic medical centers, that provide most Medicare outlier cases.
Implications for a CFO-led strategic response to a Medicare-based payment system
If a payment model that bases payment on Medicare rates is adopted, CFOs should prepare for its financial implications by implementing a modified benchmarking system that accounts for outliers.
A single-payer system based on Medicare rates poses inherent challenges
A payment model under which 100% of payments are based on Medicare rates r\aises important questions of how to fund such a plan.
HFMA conference in New Orleans focuses on achieving a consumer-centric revenue cycle
HFMA conference in New Orleans focuses on achieving a consumer-focused revenue cycle.
HFMA CEO Joe Fifer’s call to action: It’s time for consumerism in healthcare
The healthcare finance veteran says "everyone has contributed to the current state of affairs and everyone has a role in improving it."
Artificial intelligence: 5 realities for financial leaders
The first step in a healthcare organization’s artificial intelligence strategy should be education.
Key takeaways from North Carolina’s move to value-based healthcare
Keith Moore, CEO of McManis Consulting, shares his perspectives on North Carolina’s move to value-based payment and what it means for hospitals and health systems nationwide.