Health Plan Resources

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


Column | Consumerism
HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer suggests that the patient financial experience can be improved by taking a page from the Disney playbook..
Column | Healthcare Reform
Political polarization has posed a barrier to Congressional action in important areas of concern in healthcare, and these areas will likely not be addressed until after the 2020 presidential election.
Research & Reports | Value-Based Payment
An HFMA survey sponsored by GHX found that the more revenue a healthcare organization has at risk in value-based contracts, the greater its capabilities for managing risk.
News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
Hospitals and health systems need to develop a well-informed plan of action to deal the the short-term and long-term financial impacts of COVID-19.
News | Healthcare Business Trends
The coronavirus is affecting the healthcare industry in unprecedented ways, and HFMA wants to help you stay up to date on the latest news about the outbreak. Come back to this page regularly for coronavirus resources, selected specifically ...
News | Innovation and Disruption
A complete listing of healthcare finance-related hearings, conferences, webinars, public forums and deadlines for the week of March 30.
Blog | Population Health Management
The unintentional physical and emotional suffering social distancing may cause at risk seniors who are sheltering in place, will also increase the total cost of care, putting further COVID-19-related pressure on participants in alternative ...
Blog | Value-Based Payment
The APM target prices/benchmarks are among the many policy issues beyond paying for surge capacity that CMS, commercial health plans and providers will need to work through in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
Blog | Managed Care
Health plans seeking state legislative help with site-neutral payments will likely find allies among employers who are increasingly frustrated with healthcare costs.

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