HFM Magazine: September 2019

HFMA recognizes 31 members for lifetime member status

Thirty-one individuals in the 2018-19 fiscal year have received waived dues with Chapter Life Membership.

HFMA September 17, 2019

hfm Best Article Award winners for 2018-2019

HFMA recognizes the winners of its Helen Yerger/L. Vann Seawell Best Article Award for outstanding editorial achievement in hfm magazine in fiscal year 2018-2019.

Eric C. Reese, PhD September 11, 2019

How providers should adapt to the demands of a consumer-driven healthcare system

Insights during a 2019 HFMA Annual Conference cohort revealed various approaches that providers can use to meet the increasingly urgent challenge of improving the patient experience.

HFMA September 4, 2019

Financing in the 2020s: Look for higher interest rates

A review of hospital financing practices prior to the Great Recession of 2008 provides insight into how current practices might best respond to a new period of rising interest rates.

Peter W. Bruton September 3, 2019

Providers explore new territory with health plan ownership

Health systems are showing renewed interest in forming provider-sponsored health plans for a number of reasons, including rising enrollment in Medicare Advantage plans and discontent with payer-provider partnerships.

Kai Tsai August 31, 2019

How primary care physicians can navigate business intelligence challenges under risk models

To succeed with new payment models, physician practices must redouble their business intelligence efforts.

Theresa Hush August 31, 2019

BLS|Revecore: Technology-Driven Underpayment Review Services

In this article, BLS|Revecore talks about how its underpayment review technology and deep industry expertise help organizations collect dollars that would otherwise go unrecovered.

HFMA August 31, 2019

Navigant Consulting, Inc.: Hospitals and Health Systems Prepare to Assume More Risk

: This research highlight discusses key takeaways from a May 2019 HFMA study of hospital and health system senior financial executives about their organizations’ interest in and capabilities for assuming risk.

HFMA August 31, 2019

5 lessons on launching a provider-sponsored health plan

Leading health systems are beginning to reap the benefits of health plan ownership. Organizations that are preparing to launch provider-sponsored health plans can benefit from the lessons learned by four health systems that have experience with this strategy.

Kai Tsai August 31, 2019

Ontario Systems: Helping Healthcare Organizations Realize the Benefits of an Accountable Collections Team

Steve Scibetta, vice president and general manager at Ontario Systems, offers strategies for optimizing the revenue cycle, including employing supportive accounts receivable technology and building an accountable collections team.

HFMA August 31, 2019
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