Seeking to phase out Medicare DSH payments, MedPAC outlines potential changes to reimbursement for safety net providers
Revamped formulas for hospitals and physicians would be designed to better target payments to providers that treat larger shares of low-income Medicare beneficiaries.
Northwell Health Tackles Patient ID Matching
Patient-identification-matching problems are increasing as the healthcare industry consolidates. However, solutions are available to reduce duplicate record backlogs as demonstrated by an intensive effort at one health system.
Engaging the next generation of physicians in the business of healthcare
Improved scheduling procedures and education on coding bolstered revenue at one academic medical center.
17 Seconds: Referential Matching Helps Reduce Duplicate Patient Records
Referential matching allows healthcare organizations to identify patient matches that their own records would not reveal.
Digital Initiative at Meadows Health Improves Patient Communication and Reduces Errors
Use of patient engagement technology, such as check-in kiosks can streamline the registration process, improve patient satisfaction, and increase revenue.