HFMA’s Annual Conference: Joe Fifer calls on healthcare organizations to find ways to better address holistic health issues
Healthcare stakeholders must embrace a broader concept of health to enhance the welfare of their communities, according to a pair of talks Monday at HFMA’s Annual Conference.
Healthcare News of Note: Oracle again extends its $28.3B tender offer to acquire Cerner
Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: The Oracle/Cerner deal is back in the news, medical debt is causing Americans across generations to skip rent or mortgage payments, and empathetic leaders have a positive effect on employee innovation and engagement.
Supreme Court unanimously finds that CMS veered out of bounds when it lowered drug payments for 340B hospitals
In a 9-0 ruling, the Supreme Court said CMS didn’t have the authority to lower drug reimbursement amounts for 340B hospitals as it did in 2018 and 2019.
State of Medicare: Trustees push back projected date of Part A insolvency, but issues must be addressed
Even though the Hospital Insurance Trust Fund now is expected to be depleted in 2028 instead of 2026, Medicare still faces daunting challenges.
Finding solutions to better manage payment process workflows
In this roundtable, revenue cycle leaders share their challenges, how they have enhanced payment processes through automation, and how they have identified opportunities for improvement.
Why people and process are the keys to revenue cycle innovation
Michael Duke, an author and partner within the commercial healthcare segment at Guidehouse, discusses how people and process should take precedence over technology in revenue cycle. He also talks about how sponsor organization Red Dot can assist teams that are struggling with motor vehicle accident accounts.
Your patients’ missed screening means advanced cancer: Here’s how to get patients back and how to treat them in the comfort of their own homes
Dr. Andrew Hertler, chief medical officer at New Century Health, discusses what healthcare organizations can do to catch up on patients' missed cancer screenings. He also shares new developments in oncology that could see patients receiving treatment at home or doing virtual follow-up care.
CMS issues FY23 proposed payment rules for hospices, inpatient psychiatric facilities and inpatient rehabilitation facilities
CMS has released proposed FY23 rules governing prospective payments to hospices, inpatient psychiatric facilities and inpatient rehabilitation facilities.
Optimizing the revenue cycle by streamlining and automating payment collections
This roundtable features leaders’ insight to help entities evolve in today’s workforce to meet challenges such as regulations and digital adoption.
Healthcare pricing update: 2 experts call for greater regulation
Recent price increases have been slower in healthcare than in the economy at large, but two healthcare economists say the long-term price trends should be addressed through regulation.