Making price transparency easy for patients
Proactive providers are preparing for additional price transparency requirements to ensure they not only comply with government regulations, but also provide patients with enough information to make informed healthcare decisions.
Supporters of releasing privately negotiated health plan rates dominate public comments
Supporters of a proposal for hospitals to release their health plan-negotiated rates, so far, have dominated comments on it to CMS.
Analysis: Proposed negotiated-rate posting requirements from the OPPS rule
HFMA's Chad Mulvany offers insight into the major issues associated with CMS’s proposed new requirement for hospitals to post negotiated rates.
Revenue Cycle Strategist July/August 2019
The July/August 2019 issue of Revenue Cycle Strategist newsletter features articles on payer EHR integration, price transparency, chargemaster strategies and KPIs for Medicaid eligibility.
Why the call for price transparency is a call for innovation
To navigate and respond to the murky issue of price transparency, hospitals and health systems must innovate.
A look at early hospital concerns over the proposed release of negotiated charges
National hospital advocates, individual executives and an industry adviser identified early concerns with the proposed mandatory release of hospital-negotiated charges.
HFMA Survey: OP Data Capture
HFMA is seeking input on your hospital's ability to group/capture APC data. This information is crucial to the work of HFMA’s chargemaster taskforce and will help HFMA provide guidance to CMS on transparency initiatives.
HFMA Survey: Chargemaster Costing Capabilities
HFMA is gathering information to understand hospitals' costing capabilities at the inpatient discharge and outpatient visit/service level.
Chargemaster reviews promote outpatient revenue integrity
We are experiencing increased denials and loss of revenue as a result of chargemaster issues related to outpatient services coding. What steps can we take to identify the issues and clean up the chargemaster?
Opportunities and strategies for improving pharmacy financial performance
A roundtable of senior healthcare financial and pharmaceutical leaders that covers challenges and strategies for improving pharmacy financial performance.