Blog | Innovation and Disruption

A discussion on how actions by some employers to mitigate the impact from the cost of musculoskeletal issues could create opportunities for some health systems and risks for others.

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Blog | Innovation and Disruption

A review of the details of CVS’s new nationwide paid membership program and what this could mean for the healthcare industry.

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Blog | Social Determinants of Health

A discussion of the benefits of the new independent practice association, which will provide funding and infrastructure to SDOH service providers to help those in need in the Capital Region of Albany, New York.

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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement

CMS Administrator Seema Verma plans to address a gathering of health information data exchange advocates on Aug. 19.

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News | Health Plan Payment and Reimbursement

The share of covered workers enrolled in high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) at large employers reached 47% in 2019.

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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement

A public-option health plan could lead to the closure of 1,000 rural hospitals, according to an analysis.

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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement

Stay ahead of healthcare news and developments with this listing of hearings, conferences, webinars, public forums and deadlines for the week of Aug. 12.

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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued final rules with FY20 rates for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) and hospices.

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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement

CMS issued a final rule for Medicare hospital IPPS payments in FY20.

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News | Labor Cost Management

Hospitals reduced positions in July, marking the first employment drop since 2017.

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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement

Stay ahead of healthcare news and developments with this listing of hearings, conferences, webinars, public forums and deadlines for the week of Aug. 5.

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News | Leadership Skills Development

HFMA’s Enterprise membership provides organizations with the tools they need to advance their staff and improve performance.

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News | Leadership Skills Development

Recognizing five years of sustained excellence, HFMA awarded the South Texas Chapter with the Robert M. Shelton Award.

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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement

National hospital advocates, individual executives and an industry adviser identified early concerns with the proposed mandatory release of hospital-negotiated charges.

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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement

The long-awaited Medicare proposed rule for hospital outpatient payments includes a high-profile mandate on hospitals to release rates negotiated with commercial health plans, among other regulations that could pose financial challenges. Se...

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News | Technology ROI

Hospitals can expect new revenue opportunities, increased near-term costs and loss of revenue to new competitors due to expanding digital technologies in healthcare, according to Moody’s Investors Service.

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News | Social Determinants of Health

MA health plans are expected to incrementally increase in 2020 their use of programs targeting the social determinants of health.

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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement

Stay ahead of healthcare news and developments with this listing of hearings, conferences, webinars, public forums and deadlines for the week of July 28.

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News | CMS and MedPAC Guidelines and Trends

The Trump administration’s Medicare leader singled out hospitals as the leading driver of healthcare cost increases.

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News | Healthcare Reform

Although a slice of hospitals might financially benefit from a single-payer model based on Medicare rates, 90% would face cuts totaling $200 billion each year, according to a new industry analysis.

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News | Payment Models

Mandatory models for kidney care and oncology were among six new Medicare payment models proposed in mid-July.

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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement

Stay ahead of healthcare news and developments with this listing of hearings, conferences, webinars, public forums and deadlines for the week of July 14.

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News | Healthcare Reform

A leading congressional advocate of “Medicare for All” this week excoriated Medicare for the billing problems she dealt with during her late husband’s last years of declining health. But she insists such headaches would not follow expansion...

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News | Payment Trends

Federal policy advisers see a shift from value-based payment to policies focused on cutting provider payments.

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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement

Rural-state hospitals strongly back a proposed Medicare area wage index (AWI) change, but national hospital advocates are warning against it.

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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement

Stay ahead of healthcare news and developments with this listing of hearings, conferences, webinars, public forums and deadlines for the week of July 8.

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News | Bundled Payment

Several hospital approaches were key to obtaining savings of nearly $1,000 per episode in Medicare’s first mandatory bundled payment model.

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News | Innovation and Disruption

The senior government official in charge of creating value-based payment models said the Trump administration’s commitment to such models would continue even if the law authorizing his office is struck down in an ongoing court challenge.

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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement

Stay ahead of healthcare news and developments with this listing of hearings, conferences, webinars, public forums and deadlines for the week of July 1.

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News | Innovation and Disruption

Providers may be able to learn from providers and health plans already implementing many of the innovations that leaders say are needed to lower costs and improve care.

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News | Billings and Collection

HFMA Annual Conference attendees voted Papaya the winner of the Virtual Pitch contest.

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News | Cost of Care

HFMA Chair urges attendees “dare to move” to address challenges in healthcare finance.

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News | Staff Development

South Texas Chapter of HFMA earns the Robert M. Shelton Award.

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