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Acquisition/Affiliation – Scenario 1

Scenario #1: Triangle Health, a standalone hospital, considers, "Now is the time to consider our options." How will Triangle navigate its opportunities? Assessing the Situation Triang

HFMA July 1, 2014

Catholic Health East’s ICD-10 Workflow Analysis Survey

Hospital leaders can adapt this ICD-10 transition survey to identify potential migration pitfalls in outpatient departments.

HFMA October 16, 2013

Tool: Service Line Planning Annual Calendar

Mission Hospital recently revamped and streamlined its service line planning approach, assigning specific tasks to specific months of the year.

HFMA June 13, 2013

Tool: Physician Practice Assessment and Checklist for Optimization

Healthcare leaders can use this assessment tool to determine how to improve medical group efficiency and performance.

HFMA June 13, 2013

Providence’s Revamped Billing Statements Led to Quicker Payment

Providence Health System developed a patient billing statement that encourages faster payment.

HFMA December 19, 2012

Tool: 5010 Checklist

A checklist to help your organization transition from 4010 to the 5010 transaction set by Jan. 1, 2012.

HFMA October 25, 2012

Tool: Comprehensive Revenue Cycle Flowchart

Brian Vander Mey compiled input from his peers and his own research into a flowchart that documents revenue cycle processes-for providers and payers-from beginning to end.

HFMA October 25, 2012

Sample Job Description: HIPAA Compliance Coordinator

 Any HospitalJob DescriptionTitle HIPAA Compliance CoordinatorMain Function The incumbent is responsible for monitoring the Hospital's compliance with applicable governmental regulations related to the Administrative Simplification elements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (a.k.a. HIPAA). The incumbent

HFMA October 25, 2012

Calculating Uncompensated Care Costs

Formulas you can use as a guide to gauge uncompensated care costs within your organization.

HFMA October 25, 2012

The Physician Preference Card

  Physicians are essentially seeking four things from hospitals, according to Quint Studer, president of Studer Group®, an outcomes based healthcare consulting firm quality, efficiency, input, and appreciation. The Physician Preference Card is one tool that addresses all of these

HFMA October 25, 2012
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