Physician Practice Revenue

Healthcare News of Note: Oracle-Cerner deal has the potential to transform healthcare

Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: Oracle’s purchase of Cerner has the potential to transform the healthcare industry, Medicare spending on physician services during 2020 never recovered to pre-pandemic levels, and patients would leave a provider after a data breach of personal information.

Deborah Filipek August 26, 2022

The metrics that matter in today’s physician enterprise

Advanced practice providers now represent about two-fifths of the physician enterprise workforce. New metrics are required to reflect this and other transformative changes within the physician enterprise.

Matthew Bates August 26, 2022

Healthcare News of Note: Nearly half of U.S. physicians considering a change in employment, according to a Doximity study

Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: Nearly half of physicians are considering a change in employment, 66% of nurses are considering leaving the profession, and physicians can take steps to improve patients’ understanding.

Deborah Filipek June 21, 2022

Medicaid eligibility: Strategies to provide care access and maximize reimbursement

Is your hospital or healthcare system constantly seeking ways to help patients access care through Medicaid while maximizing their own reimbursement? Look no more as this sponsored survey unveils effective solutions for these challenges.

HFMA February 28, 2022

Medicare’s 2022 payment rule for physician services adds to a significant impending cut

CMS used the 2022 final rule for Medicare physician payments to offer accommodations on policies related to telehealth and more, but concerns loom about a large cut that's in the offing.

Nick Hut November 7, 2021

Healthcare News of Note: Healthcare insurers owe hospitals billions of dollars in payments and are putting more patients in a bind with retroactive claim denials, says Kaiser Health News

Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: Insurers are behind in billions of dollars in payments to hospitals, the strain on clinicians and staff grows amid the pandemic, and CFO duties involve more digital activities and investor relations.

Deborah Filipek October 19, 2021

With substantial Medicare payment cuts pending, medical groups call for Congress to act

Payment cuts scheduled for 2022 would amount to a 9.75% reduction in Medicare revenue for medical groups, which are calling on Congress to pass legislation to stop the cuts.

Nick Hut October 14, 2021

Congress passes funding compromise with only $3 billion in provider aid

A final federal spending and coronavirus relief package includes big wins and losses for hospital finances.

Rich Daly December 22, 2020

Medicare shifts payments toward primary care physicians in PFS final rule

The final rule for CY21 Medicare physician payment will boost evaluation and management service payments while cutting rates for services provided by many specialty physicians.

Rich Daly December 3, 2020

COVID-19-induced revenue issues and staffing challenges causing some PCP practices to close their doors

HFMA's Chad Mulvany says if Congress passes another COVID-19 relief bill, which includes an additional PRF appropriation, it will address the PCP’s short-term financial issues, but will not solve staffing issues.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA November 24, 2020
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