Helping healthcare organizations proactively verify and search for missed insurance coverage
Review how one company helps healthcare organizations verify and search for missed insurance coverage throughout the patient lifecycle and stay on top of benefits coordination.
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.
News Briefs: Hospital labor costs rose by almost 40% between 2019 and early 2022
As published in hfm magazine, a monthly roundup of top news for healthcare finance professionals.
Tentative deal to provide pandemic funding won’t replenish the COVID-19 Uninsured Program
A bipartisan Senate bill would pay for additional vaccines and therapeutics but wouldn’t restore funding to a program that reimburses providers for furnishing COVID-19-related services to the uninsured.
CMS leaders explain final plans to restrict Medicare coverage of new Alzheimer’s drug
CMS mostly finalized previously proposed criteria for coverage of Aduhelm, which has been promoted as the first drug to treat the underlying pathology of Alzheimer’s disease.
Healthcare spending projections for the next decade reflect an expectation of steadying trends post-pandemic
CMS actuaries say the healthcare spending spike of 2020 will be tempered across sectors and payers in upcoming years.
Federal funding bill addresses 340B eligibility concerns but not some other points of interest for hospitals
An FY22 appropriations bill allows hospitals to remain in the 340B Drug Pricing Program if their eligibility had been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Medicaid eligibility: Strategies to provide care access and maximize reimbursement
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For some 340B hospitals, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought an unanticipated and unwelcome loss of eligibility
Bringing longer stays and higher rates of deferred care, the COVID-19 pandemic is adversely affecting 340B eligibility for some hospitals.
Healthcare News of Note: McKinsey analyzes a range of scenarios based on the infectiousness, immune evasion and severity of disease linked to the omicron variant
Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: An in-depth analysis looked at what the U.S. can expect with the onslaught of the omicron variant, CMS rescinded a drug pricing model, and total healthcare utilization in 2020 dipped below 2019 levels.