Accounting and Financial Reporting

Finding Cost Savings in the Era of Value

The transition to value requires healthcare organizations to control costs while maintaining quality and patient satisfaction.

Brian Flynn June 26, 2017

Healthcare M&A Activity? Beware of Accounting Basis Differences

Differences in FASB and GASB accounting and reporting rules can be critical considerations for healthcare organizations in evaluating financial fit when looking to merge or affiliate with an organization that is under a different basis of accounting.

Brian Conner June 20, 2017

Healthcare Cost Containment: December 2016

Subscribers can access the December 2016 issue of Healthcare Cost Containment.

HFMA June 1, 2017

Managing the Cost of Quality

Healthcare leaders need to provide relevant stakeholders organizationwide with transparency into quality-related costs to drive performance improvement progress. The right tools and processes make the needed visibility possible.

Dan Seargeant June 1, 2017

Children’s Hospital Uses EHR to Save $6 for Every $1 Invested

Nationwide Children’s Hospital piloted a continuous improvement program that reduced total inpatient days, admissions, and emergency department visits. A major success factor was the capture of specific data with every patient encounter, creating systematic opportunities to improve patient outcomes and deliver care more efficiently.

Laura Ramos Hegwer June 1, 2017

Keeping Ahead of the RACs

Changes announced by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services underscore the need for healthcare organizations to prepare for escalating auditor activity.

Lula Jensen May 31, 2017

Video: Consciously Lowering the Cost of Care

Gordon T. Edwards, CFO for Marshfield Clinic Health System, discusses the high cost of hospital care and how Marshfield treats patients outside the hospital care setting at a lower cost.

HFMA May 30, 2017

Gauging the Financial Impact of MIPS

The financial impacts of MIPS scores can amount to millions of dollars per organization and will significantly grow over the next several years.

Tom S. Lee May 16, 2017

Assessing the Value of Care

A healthcare finance leader, clinical leader, and health plan executive discuss best practices for assessing the value of healthcare drugs and services.

Kathleen Vega May 15, 2017

Ask the Experts: Medical Equipment Leasing

What are the current leasing trends for medical equipment?

HFMA May 12, 2017
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