Health Plan Resources

A collection of resources to help health plan leaders navigate the challenges and opportunities in this new era of health care.

Resources

Q&A | Consumerism
The field of behavioral economics offers key insights for healthcare stakeholders, including how to promote positive patient behaviors.
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Column | Consumerism
HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer discusses patient financial experience lessons learned from dealing with COVID-19.
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News | Healthcare Business Trends
Read about the key factors that shaped healthcare finance policy and practice June and July 2020.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
The CY21 OPPS proposed rule would eliminate the inpatient-only list of services over three years while increasing the number of ASC-eligible procedures, and also would increase 340B payment cuts and overhaul the hospital star-rating system.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
An appeals court upheld $1.6 billion in annual Medicare payment cuts to 340B hospitals.
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News | Healthcare Business Trends
Read about the key factors that shaped healthcare finance policy and practice June and July 2020.
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Blog | Consumerism
Given Congress is unlikely to provide a surprise bill fix prior to the election, Chad Mulvany suggests hospitals provide patients with HFMA's consumer guide on avoiding surprise bills to learn what questions to ask prior to any scheduled s...
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Blog | Consumerism
HFMA's Chad Mulvany says patients and consumers need information that’s relevant to their specific clinical situation and out-of-pocket costs for price and quality information to be meaningful.
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Blog | Consumerism
HFMA's Chad Mulvany says healthcare providers adherence to HFMA's medical accounts receivable resolution best practices can help them increase cash balance yields, avoid negative publicity and treat patients the right way.
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