Legal and Regulatory Compliance

No Surprises Act regulations remain a moving target for compliance

Amid all the rules stemming from the No Surprises Act, a looming mandate for providers to send cost estimates to health plans looks like the biggest stress inducer.

Nick Hut October 18, 2022

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.

Nick Hut October 4, 2022

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.

Ken Perez October 2, 2022

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.

Deborah Filipek September 2, 2022

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.

HFMA August 31, 2022

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.

HFMA August 31, 2022

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.

HFMA August 31, 2022

Healthcare financial teams need accounting software that delivers clear, measurable results to navigate today’s challenges

One company uses its cloud-native financial accounting system to provide acute, ambulatory and post-acute organizations with data to solve their most complex challenges, focus on strategic initiatives, increase efficiency and drive growth.

HFMA August 31, 2022

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.

HFMA August 31, 2022

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.

Deborah Filipek August 8, 2022
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