What revenue cycle strategies enhance the patient experience
In a roundtable discussion, revenue cycle leaders chat about strategies they developed to enhance the patient experience while navigating the payment process.
Why ensuring the appropriate assignment of observation status patients is so important
Managing observation status requires a focused and consistent effort. Inappropriate assignment of observation status is expensive for patients and hospitals alike and can impede the goal of providing patients with the right care at the right time in the right setting.
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.
As COVID-19 vaccination deadlines arrive for healthcare providers, CMS offers explanatory resources
As the deadlines arrive for providers to comply with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate, CMS has made various resources available to help healthcare entities determine whether and when the regulations apply to them.
Supreme Court agrees to review the vaccine mandate for healthcare workers in upcoming weeks
The nation’s highest court is being asked to clarify whether implementation of CMS’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate can proceed.
The vaccine mandate for healthcare workers is back in place for half the country following an appeals court ruling
The question of whether healthcare employees can be covered by vaccine mandates likely will be decided by the Supreme Court.
10 states file lawsuit to halt CMS’s new rule requiring healthcare staff to be vaccinated
The suit says CMS didn’t have a good rationale for implementing the mandate and failed to follow required procedures for handing down such regulations.
Healthcare News of Note: Noncompliance with new price transparency rules appears to be common
CMS's auditing of price transparency commpliance and Tennessee's Medicaid block grant program waiver getting approved are two topics in Healthcare News of Note. Also, HFMA revamps its “Voices in Healthcare Finance” podcast.
Provider responses to prospective compromise on surprise billing range from concerns to opposition
Congressional healthcare committees are urging leaders to include a “compromise” on surprise medical bills in year-end legislation, but providers are worried about it.
Hospitals to lose Medicare, Medicaid access in 14 weeks if they don’t meet daily reporting requirements
Hospitals will have 14 weeks to meet daily data-reporting requirements related to COVID-19 and the flu or face termination from Medicare and Medicaid.