Revenue Cycle

Forum Webinar: Bundled Payment Models: CJR and More

During this May 17, 2016, webinar, a hospital leader and a bundled payment expert shared their perspectives about the challenges of  implementing bundled payment programs, specifically related to orthopedic episodes and physician engagement.

HFMA July 1, 2016

HFMA Executive Survey: Self Pay and the Benefits of Prospective Patient Engagement

HFMA researchers—with sponsorship from Parallon―surveyed senior finance executives and revenue cycle leaders to learn about their organizations' self-pay processes and patient financial engagement efforts. Survey findings paint a picture of the current state of patient collections and reveal key areas for improvement, including pre-service pricing, automation, and presumptive charity care.

HFMA May 26, 2016

When Patients Decline To Buy Exchange Coverage

Three revenue cycle leaders explain how their organizations extend financial assistance to patients who decline to obtain coverage from an insurance exchange, even though they are eligible to do so.

Lola Butcher May 12, 2016

Raising Red Flags for Coder Quality in ICD-10

By analyzing coder performance data, organizations pinpoint revenue vulnerabilities and mitigate reimbursement risk.

Manny Peña May 12, 2016

Ask the Experts: Hospital Financial Statistics

What is the average amount of time to be used to calculate accounts receivable (A/R) days and days cash-on-hand?

HFMA May 12, 2016

Two-Midnight Rule Redux

Concerns about the two-midnight rule continue, but experts insist that they can be overcome with better education of utilization review and case management staff.

J. Stuart Showalter May 5, 2016

Ask the Experts: Self-Pay Discount Policies

Our hospital is developing a self-pay discount policy. What are some of the legal ramifications we should be aware of?

HFMA April 7, 2016

Developing an Effective Revenue Cycle Meeting Agenda

An effective revenue cycle department meeting covers KPI updates, challenges and successes, and input from other department leaders as needed.

Ed Avis April 5, 2016

Millennials Set Pace for Healthcare and Revenue Cycle Management

Millenials want convenient onsite and virtual healthcare service options as well as transparent pricing and easy-to-use payment tools.

Ann Garnier April 5, 2016

Ask the Experts: Staffing Models

Is there a hospital business office staffing model or documentation that includes number of billers, collectors, precertification, authorization specialists, and customer service?

HFMA April 5, 2016
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