Administrative Simplification

Survey: Hospitals overspending on corporate services could reduce costs without impacting quality

Important learnings from a November 2019 HFMA-conducted survey about corporate services spending patterns and how organizations could be more efficient and effective with their spend.

HFMA April 30, 2020

Eliminating cost as a barrier to healthcare

An innovative financial services company talks about how it addresses patient payment pain points, offering patients interest-free payment arrangements without any fees and helping healthcare organizations improve self-pay collections without increasing domestic spend.

HFMA March 31, 2020

Targeting deteriorating margins to preserve mission delivery

A tips-focused article about maintaining tight margin control to ensure an organization can successfully deliver on its mission statement. Includes lessons learned from a recent HFMA Strategic CFO Council meeting.

Duane Fitch March 2, 2020

Transforming healthcare through better resource management

A transformative software company discusses how its enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution helps healthcare organizations become more agile, sustainable and consumer-oriented by integrating and strengthening financial, human resource and supply chain functions.

HFMA January 31, 2020

Administrative prior authorization requirements increasingly used to steer patients to lower-cost settings

Hospital finances could be significantly impacted by UnitedHealthcare’s expansion of site-of-service prior authorization requirements going into effect Nov. 1.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA November 5, 2019

AMN Healthcare: Innovator in Workforce Solutions

An innovative workforce solutions company details how its array of staff and technology options help healthcare organizations address workforce challenges and improve patient care quality and efficiency.

HFMA July 1, 2019

Little progress seen in mitigating prior-authorization challenges

Prior-authorization challenges appear to be worsening for providers, despite a 2018 payer-provider effort to address such problems.

Rich Daly June 23, 2019

Some Regulatory Reduction Plans Draw Hospital Concerns

Nov. 20—Some of the latest regulatory rule changes aimed at reducing provider burdens have drawn hospital opposition.

Rich Daly November 21, 2018

Members of Congress Identify Ways to Cut Administrative Costs

July 31—Healthcare administrative costs could be cut in half over the next five years through a series of congressional and administrative actions, members of Congress were told this week.

Rich Daly August 1, 2018
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