Saudi Arabia’s 2030 Transformation Goals Address Many Healthcare Finance Topics

HFMA recently spoke with Ahmed Emad Al-Hamalawy, executive director, at Selat, the parent company of NAWA, about Saudi Arabia’s Healthcare Transformation 2030 goals and the critical skills necessary for success in healthcare finance and RCM fields. NAWA was the exclusive sponsor of an HFMA one-day education training at the Global Health Exhibition (GHE) in Riyadh…

HFMA staff October 17, 2023

Michael Giardina: Why promoting a fitness approach like CrossFit should be a goal for all U.S. health systems

Healthcare organizations that are committed to value-based payment must focus on promoting health – within their patient populations as well as within their communities. And to successfully fulfill the value imperative and achieve the larger goal of cost effectiveness of health (CEoH), hospitals and health systems must partner with outside organizations that share their commitment…

Eric C. Reese, PhD April 21, 2023

Erica Coletti: Why community partnerships are so critical for promoting health

It is well known that healthcare provider organizations alone cannot solve all the problems facing the U.S. healthcare system, given that many of those problems – including health inequity, food insecurity and senior isolation – reflect larger societal issues. The solutions, therefore, will depend on forming partnerships that connect providers with the wide range of…

Eric C. Reese, PhD January 24, 2023


HFMA June 16, 2022

Ask the Experts: Behavioral Health Billing

We want to offer an intensive outpatient program (IOP) that provides group psychotherapy to patients who require a higher intensity of treatment than our outpatient setting provides. We need a thorough understanding of the billing process for the state of

HFMA February 20, 2019

Ask the Experts: MRI Billing

Are there opportunities to bill for a freestanding MRI/CT center using a UB04 instead of 1500?

HFMA January 17, 2019

Ask the Experts: Financing Construction Projects

For big construction projects—around $50 million—should we consider a fixed rate bond issue? Or is a bank loan a better option?

HFMA January 16, 2019

Ask the Experts: Data for Health Plan Negotiations

What data do I need to arm myself with when going to the negotiation table with health plans?

HFMA November 26, 2018

Ask the Experts: Financial Assistance Policies

I need help interpreting the patient refund rule mentioned in the IRS rule 501(r)(4) for financial assistance policies. 

HFMA November 19, 2018

Ask the Experts: Up-Front Reserves

What is the industrywide uncollectable percentage for accounts receivable that hospitals can set aside as up-front reserves?

HFMA November 7, 2018
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