Disproportionate Share Hospital funding to states doesn’t match up with key benchmarks, report finds
Disproportionate Share Hospital payments don’t always align with key metrics such as uninsured rates and uncompensated care costs, a new policy report finds.
New federal guidance seeks to clarify reimbursement of COVID-19 testing and vaccinations
Federal agencies have issued new guidance intended to make it easier for healthcare providers to receive reimbursement for administering COVID-19 tests to insured individuals and for giving vaccinations to the uninsured.
iVita Financial: Reducing bad debt while improving the patient financial experience
Gain insight into a program that improves patient collections, accelerating cash flow and shrinking bad debt, while boosting patient satisfaction and enabling a more patient-centric service experience in this business profile.
June 10-14: See what events are coming in healthcare
Highlights include an HFMA webinar on improving collections and reducing bad debt, conference calls by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and a Senate hearing on vertical consolidation in the healthcare industry.
HFMA’s Digital Annual Conference continues Aug. 12 and Aug. 14 with more virtual education for healthcare finance professionals
HFMA's Digital Annual Conference continues Aug. 12 and Aug. 14 with a focus on optimizing performance with the latest KPIs, using analytics strategies to lower cost and maximize revenue and using behavioral economics to engage patients.
Professional Credit: Engaging Patients in Their Financial Journeys
In this article, Professional Credit discusses how it helps healthcare organizations effectively and positively engage patients throughout their healthcare financial journeys.
The importance of financial flexibility in today’s dynamic healthcare environment
Five revenue cycle leaders discuss financial strategies for healthcare organizations transitioning capital expenditures to operating expenditures.
Hospital finance leaders expect deteriorating payer mix, HFMA survey finds
Most hospitals expect their payer mix to shift in the next 12 months toward more Medicaid and individually insured patients.
Survey: COVID-19 profoundly affecting patient collections and financial assistance programs
This report focuses on key takeaways of the COVID-19 pandemic’s effect on patient collections at healthcare facilities based on an HFMA online survey for Digital Annual Conference attendees.
Reimagining the revenue cycle today to benefit us tomorrow
In this executive roundtable, eight revenue cycle leaders share their insight on what new innovations the healthcare revenue cycle will see following COVID-19 and how the pandemic changed the ways in which revenue cycle leaders think about technology investment.