How managed care contracting strategies promote operational resilience
Read this article for an in depth look on several strategic steps for healthcare leaders to take to benefit their organization's managed care contracting.
Hospitals push back against a coordinated effort to revamp the 340B program
A lobbying fight has started over the future of the 340B Drug Pricing Program, with hospitals seeking to protect what they view as an essential source of cost savings. The advocacy group 340B Health and prominent hospital associations are seeking to repel an effort led by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) to…
The media blame game regarding patient financial conversations
Brad Dennison, HFMA chief content executive, discusses the March hfm cover story about patient-friendly payment and what some media organizations get wrong.
How to meet your patients’ communication preferences and improve your bottom line
In this HFMA executive roundtable, seven health system leaders share their efforts to effectively engage patients and the lessons they have learned along the way.
Remedies for 340B underpayments remain up in the air after court declines to provide guidance
A federal court is allowing HHS to decide on remedies covering Medicare underpayments to hospitals for 340B drugs.
Healthcare News of Note: What healthcare sector innovations are consumers most excited about?
Some 48% of healthcare consumers surveyed said improved insight into how much care would cost was the No. 1 item they were excited about when it came to innovation in healthcare. Employers can expect an increase of more than 20,000% in adolescent mental health telehealth costs, according to a study showing telehealth appointments cost an…
How healthcare organizations are navigating the era of price transparency
In this roundtable, healthcare leaders from across the nation discuss how their health systems are navigating regulations around price transparency, common challenges and the effect on their organizations.
Cloudmed, an R1 company, helps health systems get paid for the care they provide
Using one company’s AI platform, health systems will find uncovered funds that can be used to hire essential practitioners, build new facilities and fund outreach programs.
Conserving capital expenses through clinical asset reallocation
Michelle Brandt is vice president of physician, ambulatory contracting & credentialing at MedStar Health in Columbia, Maryland About TRIMEDX As an industry-leading, independent clinical asset management company, TRIMEDX helps healthcare providers transform their clinical assets into strategic tools, driving reductions in operational expenses, optimizing clinical asset capital spend, maximizing resources for patient care, and delivering improved safety & protection. This published piece is provided solely for informational purposes. HFMA does not endorse the published material or warrant or guarantee its accuracy. The statements and opinions by participants are those of the participants and not those of HFMA. References to commercial manufacturers, vendors, products, or services that may appear do not constitute endorsements by HFMA.
Revecore helps hospitals increase revenue with technology-driven underpayment review and recovery solutions
Read about one company's singular focus with its underpayment review and recovery solutions is to stop the leakage and increase revenue. The company’s solution is built on unique, customized technology to collect dollars that would have otherwise gone unrecovered.