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.

Rebecca A. Marsh September 13, 2019

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.

Rich Daly August 31, 2019

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.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA August 28, 2019

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.

HFMA August 22, 2019

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.

Jeff Helton,  PHD, FHFMA, CMA, CFE August 1, 2019

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.

Rich Daly July 31, 2019

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 July 29, 2019

HFMA Survey: Chargemaster Costing Capabilities

HFMA is gathering information to understand hospitals' costing capabilities at the inpatient discharge and outpatient visit/service level.

HFMA July 25, 2019

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?

Caroline DeLaCruz July 7, 2019

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.

HFMA June 18, 2019
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