Revenue cycle staff shortages push leaders to adapt quickly
The pandemic-driven workforce shortage is leading to significant changes in revenue cycle management operations at many hospitals and health systems.
PMMC’s Contract PRO helps hospitals see an average 10 to 1 ROI
When the time comes to renegotiate payer contracts, one company’s contract management system “provides managed care leaders with the ability to model all commercial payer contract terms to quickly understand the impact on net revenue.”
Premier’s ERP solution specifically addresses healthcare organization challenges
A company that addresses unique healthcare challenges through supply chain, finance and workforce management solutions provides advice for successful implementation of a new product or service.
How LifePoint Health revamped its revenue cycle
Executives for the non-urban focused health system wanted to get all of its hospitals using a single revenue cycle management approach.
Simplifying the revenue cycle while building resilience
“Several senior financial leaders discuss their organizations’ revenue cycle management (RCM) optimization initiatives, focusing on a variety of strategies, including eligibility checks, denials prevention programs and automation.”
News Briefs: Report finds unwillingness to get the COVID-19 vaccine drove healthcare job cuts in January
A roundup of top news for healthcare finance professionals.
Ken Perez: Healthcare assailed by a labor crisis, with pharmacy technicians particularly affected
The healthcare sector lost more than half a million workers from February 2020 to September 2021, contributing to labor shortages in the sector. An often-overlooked yet important element in this trend is the acute shortage among pharmacy technicians, who play a vital role in the delivery of pharmacy services.
Medicaid eligibility: Strategies to provide care access and maximize reimbursement
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Covenant Health sees a 4.6-fold ROI by automating workflows for philanthropic medical financial aid programs
Read about this solution that combines artificial intelligence (AI) with live, human patient advocates to find philanthropic programs, appropriately match and apply those programs to patients and convert uncompensated care to cash.
Healthcare lawyer Paul DeMuro takes new position with Nossaman LLP
HFMA members Paul DeMuro and Angie Swearingen have accepted new positions. HFMA remembers Gary Lampi and Milan “Doc” Barto, two former National Board members.