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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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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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
The final rule for Medicare inpatient payments to acute care hospitals calls for a 4.3% increase, up by more than a percentage point from the proposed rule.
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Blog | Patient Experience
Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: Confidence in the U.S. healthcare system dips again, the median proposed health insurance premium increase for 2023 is about 10%, and improve...
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Blog | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
For hospices, inpatient psychiatric facilities and inpatient rehabilitation facilities, updated economic forecasting data resulted in payment increases of at least 1% relative to the proposed rules.
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Blog | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
For hospitals that choose to begin operating under the new rural emergency hospital designation in 2023, Medicare will pay for any service that would be covered as a hospital outpatient department service.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
Even before factoring in the impact of the 340B payment changes, hospital groups aren’t happy with the proposed payment update.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
The final rule for Medicare inpatient payments to acute care hospitals calls for a 4.3% increase, up by more than a percentage point from the proposed rule.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
Even before factoring in the impact of the 340B payment changes, hospital groups aren’t happy with the proposed payment update.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
Medicare physician payments would decrease by more than 4% in 2023, according to a proposed rule.
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News | Partnerships and Value
Karen DeSalvo was honored with HFMA’s Board of Directors award, while keynote speaker Joel Selanikio discussed the potentially seismic impact in healthcare as the consumerization of technology accelerates.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
In separate cases, the Supreme Court said HHS’s formula for determining DSH payments is statutorily correct and that health plans can limit outpatient dialysis coverage.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
In a 9-0 ruling, the Supreme Court said CMS didn’t have the authority to lower drug reimbursement amounts for 340B hospitals as it did in 2018 and 2019.
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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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Blog | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
For hospices, inpatient psychiatric facilities and inpatient rehabilitation facilities, updated economic forecasting data resulted in payment increases of at least 1% relative to the proposed rules.
Save
Blog | Patient Experience
Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: Confidence in the U.S. healthcare system dips again, the median proposed health insurance premium increase for 2023 is about 10%, and improve...
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Blog | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
For hospitals that choose to begin operating under the new rural emergency hospital designation in 2023, Medicare will pay for any service that would be covered as a hospital outpatient department service.
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Blog | Social Determinants of Health
Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: Fewer than 2% of reviewed U.S. hospitals earned Lown’s ‘most socially responsible’ distinction, gun violence is a major health problem in the...
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Blog | Telemedicine
Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: There’s a need to address inequities in telemedicine use for cancer care, almost 25% of physicians report mistreatment, and most Medicare Adv...
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