Expanded information-blocking rules under the 21st Century Cures Act are here
Hospitals and health systems are among the healthcare industry stakeholders that will be impacted when expanded rules on information blocking take effect Oct. 6.
Ken Perez: What U.S. hospitals and health systems can expect from the 2022 IRA
Passed on Aug. 7, 2022, the Inflation Reduction Act has policy provisions that are significant for providers, but overall, it constitutes a mixed bag for hospitals and health systems.
Healthcare News of Note: More Office for Civil Rights funding could boost HIPAA enforcement
Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: Cybercrime against healthcare organizations overwhelms the federal Office for Civil Rights, the cost of health inequities could reach $1 trillion, and primary care physicians need more hours in the day to provide recommended care.
Panacea provides innovative chargemaster, transparent pricing, auditing, compliance and revenue integrity solutions
One company’s software development provides both consultants and clients with solutions for optimum chargemaster, complying with CMS price transparency rules, identifying lost and new incremental revenue and more.
Waystar simplifies existing revenue cycle systems for more effective payment
With the industry’s largest SaaS RCM platform, one company surrounds and supplements health systems’ existing systems to simplify healthcare payments.
Delivering scalable, patient-focused revenue cycle management services
A revenue cycle management company talks about the importance of experience, versatility, and customer service when responding to current and emerging revenue cycle challenges.
Healthcare News of Note: Mayo Clinic in Minnesota earns top spot in Best Hospitals ranking
Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: 20 hospitals named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll, HHS declares monkeypox a public health emergency, and a look at maternal mortality rates among high-income countries.
CMS says EMTALA covers situations in which terminating a pregnancy is medically necessary
Even in situations that don’t qualify as life-threatening, the Biden administration says patients have the legal right to receive any type of stabilization measure at the discretion of their physician.
CMS looks to tweak Medicare conditions of participation for critical access hospitals
A recently issued proposed rule includes a few new conditions of participation for critical access hospitals.
Price transparency update: 6-figure fines have been handed down for hospital noncompliance
The federal price transparency requirements for hospitals entered a new phase this month, with CMS not only issuing the first fines for noncompliance but also publicizing those penalties.