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.

News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
Hospitals would garner $100 billion in funding support — as well as some desired policy tweaks — from a pending coronavirus stimulus package.
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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 ...
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Column | Leadership Skills Development
Leaders can carve out a time management strategy by conducting an audit that examines their own duties, assumptions and preferences, writes Jill Geisler, HFMA’s contributing subject-matter expert on leadership topics.
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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.
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Podcast | Consumerism
Ceci Connolly of the Alliance of Community Health Plans talks with HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer about the slow move to value and why health systems should be watching outside disruptors. Also, HFMA Chair Mike Allen interviews Optum360's...
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Podcast | Operations Management
UC Davis Medical Center made headlines recently when providers there treated the first case of community spread coronavirus in the United States. In this episode, CFO Tim Maurice speaks with Joe Fifer about the health system's experience in...
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
Hospitals would garner $100 billion in funding support — as well as some desired policy tweaks — from a pending coronavirus stimulus package.
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News | Value-Based Payment
A complete listing of healthcare finance-related hearings, conferences, webinars, public forums and deadlines for the week of March 23.
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News | Value-Based Payment
A complete listing of healthcare finance-related hearings, conferences, webinars, public forums and deadlines for the week of March 16.
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News | Consumerism
Healthcare leaders who feel overwhelmed by the ever-changing coronavirus situation should not forget to ensure patients have a good financial experience in the organization.
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News | Patient Experience
New guidance from the CDC explains the steps required of hospital emergency departments when treating patients suspected of having COVID-19.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
A complete listing of healthcare finance-related hearings, conferences, webinars, public forums and deadlines for the week of March 9.
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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 ...
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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.
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Blog | Social Determinants of Health
The continued shift to value-based care ensures health providers will continue to address SDOH factors.
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Blog | Consumerism
A high-quality patient financial experience of care is key to a steady stream of referrals.
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Blog | Consumerism
Provider friendly House Ways and Means surprise bill draft legislation doesn't rely on a benchmark payment rate like competing versions.
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Blog | Strategic Partnerships, Mergers, and Acquisitions
Humana employing primary care physicians will help improve financial results for its plans by increasing HCC and Stars scores (increased revenue) and reduce medical expenses by improving care management and using claims data to make referra...
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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