Medicare payments for 340B drugs are set to increase immediately after recent court ruling
The Medicare payment rate for drugs acquired through the 340B program must be increased by nearly 30 percentage points effective immediately, according to a court ruling.
PMMC’s Estimator PRO increases pricing transparency and upfront collections
Looking to invest in software? One company uses a patient estimation system, which has resulted in enhanced productivity for more than 500 hospitals with an average 10 to 1 ROI.
Improve cash flow and cost of reworking denials with the efficientC claim scrubber technology
In five years’ time, denial claims have shot up 20%. Learn about a decision support and claims management technology platform that stops claims before they get denied.
First American – Providing funding solutions exclusively for healthcare organizations
Healthcare organizations can acquire leading-edge equipment and stay updated with the latest technology with one company’s funding solutions.
The shift toward integrated pharmacy services: driving long-term success
One driving factor for health systems and hospitals shift to in-house integration pharmacy services is average turnaround time. For an outsourced specialty pharmacy, turnaround is 10 to 14 days, whereas an in-house specialty pharmacy can reduce that time to just 2.1 days.
ElevatePFS delivers exceptional, patient-focused revenue cycle management services
Are you a provider dealing with government regulations, recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, and adapting to technological advancements? Find out how to alleviate stress while navigating the complex revenue cycle challenges, while also delivering a positive patient experience.
Medicare payment updates in 3 final rules could foreshadow good news for hospitals
For hospices, inpatient psychiatric facilities and inpatient rehabilitation facilities, updated economic forecasting data resulted in payment increases of at least 1% relative to the proposed rules.
Healthcare News of Note: Americans have less confidence in the nation’s healthcare system
Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: Confidence in the U.S. healthcare system dips again, the median proposed health insurance premium increase for 2023 is about 10%, and improved oral care in hospitals can prevent pneumonia.
In an inflationary environment, pending Medicare payment updates don’t measure up
Consumer-focused inflation numbers aren’t as significant in healthcare as in other sectors, but prices are hampering hospitals and health systems.
Outpatient payment proposed rule: 340B drug payments to rise significantly in 2023 but will cut into the overall rate increase
Even before factoring in the impact of the 340B payment changes, hospital groups aren’t happy with the proposed payment update.