Revenue cycle management

Navigate the new norms in telehealth billing and coding practices

While telehealth has been around for decades, its adoption soared during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the American Medical Association, telehealth use grew 70% in 2020. While the use of telehealth since then has leveled off, it remains a valuable and popular care option. More than half of patients surveyed said they prefer telehealth for…

HFMA April 4, 2024

Moody’s sees potential positive RCM impact from AI

Ratings agency Moody’s Investors Service has joined other industry players in identifying ways artificial intelligence can create efficiencies in revenue cycle management. The growing use of the technology potentially could bring accounts receivable balances down and minimize write-offs of past-due balances, according to the three authors of a report published in the company’s “Healthcare Quarterly”…

Paul Barr, MS, MBA December 11, 2023

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

International member spotlight: Deepa Gigeesh aspires to reach new career heights

HFMA recently spoke with Deepa Gigeesh, revenue recovery officer at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), Abu Dhabi, UAE. SSMC is HFMA’s first international Enterprise Solutions member, which allows SSMC’s healthcare finance staff to access HFMA tools, resources and education that align with their career development and business goals. Please describe your current position and job…

HFMA staff reports June 23, 2023

Out of the back office, into the spotlight: 5 skills revenue cycle leaders need

Healthcare has changed tremendously over the past decade. From increasingly complex payer requirements to growing federal and state regulations to a substantial change in the payer mix (patients are now the second largest payer (27%) behind the federal government (34%), which is mostly Medicare and Medicaid). Today’s revenue cycle is an entirely new animal. What…

HFMA June 9, 2023

Member spotlight: Reaching out to learn and lead are hallmarks of Nimisha Madhu’s approach to revenue cycle management work

Nimisha Madhu enjoys exploring and learning about new areas in revenue cycle management (RCM) and then using her knowledge to deliver positive outcomes to her co-workers. Madhu, billing and recovery officer at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi, recently shared with HFMA’s International Update how she is using her HFMA international membership to…

Betty Hintch, CHFP March 23, 2023
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