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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Column | Consumerism
HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer offers perspectives on how the changing healthcare marketplace impacts legacy healthcare stakeholders.
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Column | Value-Based Payment
The value agenda in U.S. healthcare is critical to its future, but there are two key areas in which it is likely to be redirected in years to come.
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Article | Patient Experience
Find out how one bank helps healthcare organizations innovate to meet urgent mandates to improve the patient financial experience and enhance market position in the face of rising consumerism and heightened competition.
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Trendsetter | Value-Based Payment
Find out how one company hopes to solve challenges of industry shifts from fee-for-service to value-based care by reversing the long-standing narrative that population health management isn’t possible or profitable.
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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
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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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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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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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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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