Revenue Cycle Insights: March 2022
Workforce shortages are affecting revenue cycle functions, and you can learn how executives from Spectrum Health and Stanford Health Care are limiting the damage in the Revenue Cycle Insights newsletter’s lead story this month.
Revenue cycle staff shortages push leaders to adapt quickly
The pandemic-driven workforce shortage is leading to significant changes in revenue cycle management operations at many hospitals and health systems.
How LifePoint Health revamped its revenue cycle
Jason Ross, MBA, senior vice president of revenue and network management for LifePoint Health, Brentwood, Tennessee, outlines how the system decided to unify its hospitals’ RCM.
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An enhanced patient experience requires technology with a personal touch
A positive patient experience begins before the patient steps foot in a facility, and is followed by an efficient and accurate process every step of the way.
8 ways healthcare providers can smooth the DRG audit process
Healthcare providers should not only expect payers to routinely perform audits of their diagnosis-related group (DRG) coding; they also should be fully prepared to respond proactively to the audit process.
6 ways to ease physicians’ burden from coding, documentation and risk adjustment
The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened the need for U.S. health systems to gain physician cooperation in documenting and coding patient risk.
Federal judge rules for providers in a case about a key component of the new surprise billing regulations
Providers won a legal challenge to a key aspect of the new surprise billing regulations, with a federal judge saying regulators misinterpreted legislative intent when establishing the process for settling out-of-network payments.