Physician Practice Resources

A collection of resources that are expressly designed to help physician leaders and practice managers navigate the challenges and opportunities in this new era of health care.

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Sponsored Content | Patient Experience
Four recommendations to manage the challenge of growing self-pay while optimizing the patient financial experience.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
REHs will be reimbursed for providing emergency care and outpatient services and must abide by terms and conditions that include keeping average length of stay to 24 hours.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
The 2023 Medicare payment increase for hospital outpatient services is scheduled to be 3.8%, but payment sequestration and budget neutrality rules will bring down the rate.
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Blog | Social Determinants of Health
Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: Access to maternity care decreases nationwide, ACOs with more beneficiaries in racial and ethnic minority groups exit the MSSP at higher rate...
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Sponsored Content | Accountable Care Organizations
Health systems are facing increased margin pressures. Managed care organizations continue to be tasked with delivering quality care while reducing costs. Building preferred provider networks has become a significant strategy to achieve that...
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Column | Consumerism
HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer offers perspectives on how the changing healthcare marketplace impacts legacy healthcare stakeholders.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
REHs will be reimbursed for providing emergency care and outpatient services and must abide by terms and conditions that include keeping average length of stay to 24 hours.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
The 2023 Medicare payment increase for hospital outpatient services is scheduled to be 3.8%, but payment sequestration and budget neutrality rules will bring down the rate.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
The Medicare payment rate for drugs acquired through the 340B program must be increased by nearly 30 percentage points effective immediately, according to a court ruling.
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News | Strategic Partnerships Mergers and Acquisitions
CVS Health’s announced acquisition of Signify Health is a key step in the company’s efforts to establish a comprehensive healthcare network.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
As published in hfm magazine, a monthly roundup of top news for healthcare finance professionals.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
Newly signed legislation gives Medicare authority to negotiate the prices of certain high-cost drugs with manufacturers.
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Blog | Social Determinants of Health
Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: Access to maternity care decreases nationwide, ACOs with more beneficiaries in racial and ethnic minority groups exit the MSSP at higher rate...
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Blog | Strategic Partnerships Mergers and Acquisitions
Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: UnitedHealth Group cleared to acquire Change Healthcare, standard patient satisfaction surveys need to address DEI issues, and homebound olde...
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Blog | Telemedicine
Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: Medicare beneficiaries initiating new episodes of OUD-related care get benefits from telehealth use, changes to inventory management strategi...
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Blog | Strategic Partnerships Mergers and Acquisitions
Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: Oracle’s purchase of Cerner has the potential to transform the healthcare industry, Medicare spending on physician services during 2020 never...
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Blog | Leadership Skills Development
Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: Nation’s transplant system under scrutiny, peer comparisons hurt physician well-being, and Dollar General names Healthcare Advisory Panel mem...
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Blog | Patient Experience
Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: 20 hospitals named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll, HHS declares monkeypox a public health emergency, and a look at maternal mortality rate...
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Aligning With Physicians for Success in Value-Based Care

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