HFM Magazine: May 2019

Revenue integrity: an evolving function for hospitals and health systems

Hospitals and health systems require a revenue integrity function to best manage revenue cycle processes in today’s healthcare environment.

Navigant May 24, 2019

High-impact clinical revenue cycle key performance indicators

There are 11 key performance indicators health systems should track to assess the performance of a clinical revenue cycle

HFMA May 24, 2019

5 essential steps for driving revenue integrity through the CRC

Hospitals and health systems seeking to establish a clinical revenue cycle should follow 5 steps.

Sonia Choi May 24, 2019

5 steps to becoming HIPAA compliant

Healthcare organizations that qualify as HIPAA covered entities should take five steps when developing a compliance program designed to meet their obligation under HIPAA to safeguard patients’ protected health information.

HFMA May 20, 2019

Characteristics of high-performing ACOs

High-performing accountable care organizations (ACOs) have five characteristics in common that help them achieve success with value-based payment contracting.

HFMA May 19, 2019

Signs and symptoms to watch for in evolving compliance areas

Five evolving areas for compliance require attention from a hospital’s or health system’s compliance program: quality of care, patient abuse, quality reporting, emergency preparedness and case management.

HFMA May 19, 2019

Summary checklist for assessing readiness for value-based care

Healthcare finance leaders should use a checklist to assess their readiness to pursue value-based contracting.

HFMA May 19, 2019

A timeline guide to developing an ACO/CIN

Healthcare organizations seeking to establish a an accountable care organization (ACO) or clinically integrated network (CIN) should allow for an eight-year, five-phase process

HFMA May 19, 2019

Reconsidering post-acute care options

HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer highlights the need to consider post-acute care in the context of reducing the total cost of care.

Joseph J. Fifer, FHFMA, CPA May 16, 2019

How to advance projects amid rising capital costs

What is the significance of rising capital costs for healthcare organization’s construction projects and how planning can account for it.

Kelly Arduino May 16, 2019
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