CMS’s 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule: A look at telehealth provisions and overall payment rate changes
Clinicians will be able to seek payment for providing mental health visits to Medicare beneficiaries via audio-only telehealth, according to newly proposed regulations from CMS.
Medicare indirect medical education payments to teaching hospitals should be overhauled, MedPAC says
Although the proposals represent a significant change, most hospitals wouldn’t be projected to experience a large impact on their payments.
The understated value and potential of the clinical laboratory
Healthcare finance leaders need to rethink the value of the clinical laboratory in terms of revenue potential.
Canon Medical Systems: Trusted healthcare adviser status sets company apart
As a healthcare organization leader, are you interested in working with an imaging solutions partner? See how service, financing and education play a part in selecting the right vendor.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, research finds hospital organizations looking to capitalize on the benefits of ‘systemness’
In a survey of hospital strategic planners, larger health systems were substantially more likely to report that their volumes had reached or exceeded pre-COVID-19 levels.
Healthcare’s financial recovery after COVID-19 depends on data and evidence
One of the greatest cost-savings opportunities for hospitals and health systems lies in controlling variation in costs for surgical procedures, a key area of focus for such an effort is the supply costs for such procedures.
For rural hospitals, affiliations with large health systems can be a mixed bag
Significant declines in inpatient admissions among rural hospitals that eventually close may be a consequence of affiliations with health systems.
Healthcare finance leaders emphasize efficiency and consider partnerships in response to ongoing trends
To address the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare finance leaders are considering both internal and external solutions, according to recently issued reports.
Latest patient volume data highlights some of the challenges facing hospitals in the COVID-19 era
Hospital patient volumes show signs of rebounding in some areas but continue to lag in others, especially in the ED.
Amid ‘dire’ losses, some eye restart of hospital elective surgeries
As hospitals' financial losses mount, guidance emerges on restarting elective surgeries.