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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Research & Reports | Value-Based Payment
HFMA’s Consumerism Maturity Model builds on our industry-consensus consumerism best practices to guide hospitals and health systems in their efforts to improve their patient financial experience.
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Podcast | Patient Experience
Cardiologist and epidemiologist Dr. Christopher Labos discusses weight bias in healthcare, including what health indicators to focus on instead of weight and how to help patients who are at risk improve their health outcomes without explici...
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News | Strategic Partnerships Mergers and Acquisitions
Merger-and-acquisition activity among hospitals and health systems remained well under pre-pandemic levels in Q1 2022.
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Blog | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
Temporary modifications to two pay-for-performance programs would ensure hospitals don’t face penalties amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Blog | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
The biggest change is an effort to comply with a court ruling on weighted FTE slots, while another change affects sharable slots for certain rural hospitals.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
The hospital industry expressed disappointment with the proposed increase for inpatient payments in FY23.
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News | Strategic Partnerships Mergers and Acquisitions
Merger-and-acquisition activity among hospitals and health systems remained well under pre-pandemic levels in Q1 2022.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
The hospital industry expressed disappointment with the proposed increase for inpatient payments in FY23.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
CMS mostly finalized previously proposed criteria for coverage of Aduhelm, which has been promoted as the first drug to treat the underlying pathology of Alzheimer’s disease.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
CMS shouldn’t increase Medicare payments to hospitals for the upcoming year beyond the annual update that is based on current law, according to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission.
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News | Accountable Care Organizations
Value-based payment advocates see reason for optimism in CMS’s recent decision on the future of its Direct Contracting model.
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News | Value-Based Payment
Medicare’s Direct Contracting model, touted as representing the evolution of alternative payment models, could be shelved less than a year after getting started.
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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: CMS releases a new report on healthcare provider ownership, a new report examines the consequences of the pandemic for Black Americans, and 3...
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Blog | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
Temporary modifications to two pay-for-performance programs would ensure hospitals don’t face penalties amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Blog | Social Determinants of Health
Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: Consumers with significant social risk likely face other barriers to healthcare, some physicians may need interventions to boost their vaccin...
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Blog | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
The biggest change is an effort to comply with a court ruling on weighted FTE slots, while another change affects sharable slots for certain rural hospitals.
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Blog | Patient Experience
The financial experience is an important yet often underappreciated part of the overall patient experience. During Patient Experience Week, there are many simple ways for a healthcare organization to celebrate its revenue cycle team’s acco...
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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 again has extended its tender offer to acquire Cerner, a new report quantifies the impact of the U.S. COVID-19 vaccination program, an...
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Podcast

Videos

The Benefits of Behavioral Economics

The Consequences of Physician Burnout

Aligning With Physicians for Success in Value-Based Care

From the President's Desk: Joe Fifer Talks About Value Transformation

The Importance of Physician Leadership Development Programs