Panacea provides innovative chargemaster, transparent pricing, auditing, compliance and revenue integrity solutions

One company’s software development provides both consultants and clients with solutions for optimum chargemaster, complying with CMS price transparency rules, identifying lost and new incremental revenue and more.

HFMA August 31, 2022

Healthcare News of Note: Hospitals ignoring federal price transparency rules get warning letters from CMS

Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: CMS letters warn hospitals to abide by price transparency rules, fewer mental health services are available during the pandemic and the number of private-practice physicians undergoes a historic shift.

HFMA May 14, 2021

Deconstructing the CMS price transparency rule

By Jan. 1, 2021, hospitals and health systems must create and make public a list of standard charges for the top items and services they provide, per CMS. An executive discusses the challenges and opportunities this presents in this overview.

HFMA October 29, 2020

Hospital groups urge court rejection of ‘unlawful’ charge transparency rule

Hospital advocates highlighted a range of statutory and cost concerns in amicus briefs to an appeals court considering a CMS price transparency requirement.

Rich Daly July 28, 2020

Hard truths about the state of the healthcare industry

HFMA's president and CEO, Joseph Fifer, provides a straightforward assessment of likely changes to come in healthcare in the 2020s and what healthcare executives should do to to prepare.

Rich Daly February 11, 2020

Revenue Cycle Strategist December 2019

The December 2019 issue of Revenue Cycle Strategist features articles on building a chargemaster, new coding changes for 2020, revenue integrity, evaluating and management charges and patient financing.

HFMA January 17, 2020

Big divergence nationally found among hospitals both in billed charges and amounts paid

A national consultancy found large disparities in what hospitals charge and in the revenue they garner for most common services.

Rich Daly January 16, 2020

Bipartisan policy group aims to slash hospital budgets

A group of policy advisers, researchersa nd politicians are urging a range of measures to cut spending on hospitals.

Rich Daly December 13, 2019

Strategies for positive impact on revenue integrity

Revenue integrity requires proper staffing and bring activities to the front end of the revenue cycle.

HFMA December 7, 2019

How a 3-phase approach can rebuild your chargemaster

Review, analysis and revision are key components of a successful chargemaster review.

Caroline DeLaCruz, RHIT, CCS-P, CPC December 7, 2019
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