Price Transparency

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…

Deborah Filipek January 5, 2023

Beyond the News: Nick and Shawn discuss No Surprises, disruptors and everything else that made healthcare industry headlines in 2022

HFMA Senior Editor Nick Hut and HFMA Policy Director Shawn Stack discuss the top stories of 2022 in this special year-end episode.

Erika Grotto December 27, 2022

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.

HFMA December 22, 2022

When it comes to healthcare price transparency regulations, questions abound

A new era for healthcare price transparency has been underway for almost two years, but the potential impact remains murky. Price transparency requirements for hospitals were drafted by CMS during the Trump administration and went into effect Jan. 1, 2021. A companion rule for health plans was set to begin a year later, but the…

Nick Hut November 1, 2022

HFMA’s virtual revenue cycle and price transparency series focuses on helping health systems re-engage consumers and improve financial performance

Beginning March 1, healthcare finance professionals can participate in several educational sessions and peer-to-peer discussions by enrolling in HFMA's virtual revenue cycle and price transparency workshop.

Deborah Filipek August 26, 2022

Price transparency update: 6-figure fines have been handed down for hospital noncompliance

The federal price transparency requirements for hospitals entered a new phase this month, with CMS not only issuing the first fines for noncompliance but also publicizing those penalties.

Nick Hut June 23, 2022

HFMA’s latest Outlook Survey reflects a healthcare industry on more stable footing: 5 takeaways

Recent feedback from HFMA members signals that healthcare finance and administrative operations have returned to something closer to normal in recent months.

Nick Hut June 16, 2022

Price Transparency

Explore how price transparency presents challenges and opportunities for healthcare providers to improve their consumerism appeal, drive value-based care and control healthcare spending.

HFMA June 16, 2022

News Briefs: Federal funding bill addresses hospitals’ 340B eligibility concerns, extends telehealth waivers

A monthly roundup of top news for healthcare finance professionals.

Nick Hut March 29, 2022

Large analysis of hospital websites finds little compliance with price transparency regulations

Fewer than 15% of hospitals are fully compliant with federal price transparency regulations, according to an analysis.

Nick Hut February 14, 2022
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