HFM Magazine: January 2018

Pick Up the Pace (or Forfeit the Race)

HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer discusses recent healthcare industry merger news in the context of consumerism and collaboration imperatives.

Joseph J. Fifer, FHFMA, CPA December 20, 2017

The Year Ahead: What 2017 ACA Changes Could Mean for 2018 and 2019

Healthcare providers can expect an impact in 2018 from changes made by the Trump administration in 2017 that could lead to a decline in the number of Americans with health insurance and an increase in health plans with fewer benefits.

Lia Winfield, PhD December 20, 2017

Responsive Payment Support: Finding the Right Balance for Patients With HDHPs

With growing numbers of self-pay patients face difficulties in meeting their payment obligations, healthcare providers can assist them by providing responsive payment support, including offers of tailored payment plans 

John Talaga December 20, 2017

Emerging Value-Based Payment Trends Transforming Health Care in 2018

Hospitals and health systems plan a range of care delivery innovations in 2018 to help them reach more of the quality improvement goals of various payment models.

Rich Daly December 20, 2017

Change for the Delta: A Process for Strategic Planning in a Challenging Market

A hospital catering to a largely underserved population is working to keep itself financially viable by working up a long-range strategic plan.

Scott Christensen December 20, 2017

The Digital Front Door: Why Total Cost of Care Risk Is Not Inevitable

Rapid technological advancements have savvy health plans and provider organizations considering how to succeed in a value-based system.

Paul Spencer December 20, 2017

Faster, Bigger, and Broader: Healthcare Disruption in 2018

Hospitals and health systems are challenged to respond strategically to disruptive new competitors and technologies that are entering their markets and threaten to dramatically transform the industry.

Kenneth Kaufman December 20, 2017
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