Finance and Business Strategy

Patient Friendly Billing E-Bulletin: March 2017

View the contents of HFMA's Patient Friendly Billing E-Bulletin March 2017 issue.

HFMA March 17, 2017

Personalizing Statements to Enhance Patient Engagement

UPMC embeds QR codes in its patient statements to enable consumers to use their smartphones to pay their bills.

Lola Butcher March 17, 2017

A Closer Look at Effective Early-Out Strategies

Healthcare organizations are catching up with other industries in their approaches to patients as consumers and the customer experience. Emerging alternatives to traditional billing and collections practices can increase timely patient payments while building strong patient relationships.

Linda Glidewell March 17, 2017

Four Strategies to Maximize Adult Immunization Quality and Financial Benefits

Jill Powelson describes how healthcare organizations can maximize revenue opportunities for immunizations.

Jill Powelson March 10, 2017

Care Transition to Skilled Nursing Facilities

Derek McLaren discusses how hospitals can best forge strong partnerships with skilled nursing facilities. 

Derek McLaren March 7, 2017

The New, No-Norm World of Health Care

Reforms and trends in health care are causing healthcare organizations to look at their clinical and financial operations in a different light.

Joe Van De Graaff March 3, 2017

Value-Based Payment—from a Different Perspective

Giesinger Health System has gained many advantages from offering its own, provider-sponsored health plan.

Kurt J. Wrobel, FSA, MAAA March 3, 2017

HFMA Executive Roundtable: Engaging with External Partners to Support Value-Based Care

In this roundtable, several hospital leaders discuss the benefits of partnering with external entities that provide clinical services, describing how this can assist organizations in better meeting the tenets of value-based care.

HFMA March 2, 2017

Forum Networking Webinar: Developing Effective Physician Compensation Plans

During this Feb. 23, 2017, HFMA Forum webinar, Dan Stech, principal, Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting shared strategies and examples of how hospitals, health systems, and physician groups are encouraging the transition to value-based payment for employed physicians.

HFMA March 1, 2017

Building a Value Model for Population Health Management

A data-driven “value model” can help healthcare organizations plan the scale and pace of investments into population health management in preparation for value-based contracting.

Daniel J. Marino February 21, 2017
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