Prior Authorization and Interoperability for Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, CHIP, and QHPs Proposed Rule Summary
HFMA presents a detailed summary of the proposed rule designed to improve the electronic exchange of health care data and streamline prior authorization processes, while continuing to encourage interoperability in the healthcare market.
Optimize the cost effectiveness of health through prioritizing the patient experience
Read up on various strategies from several health system executives, including taking full advantage of EHR, reducing expenses, improving patient experience and so forth.
Most healthcare organizations want to augment current EHR workflows and would consider flexible outsourcing contracts
This pulse survey shows that there is no one-size-fits-all solution for managing today’s revenue cycle challenges. Savvy healthcare organizations know they need a combination of actionable insights and high-performance work teams to be successful.
Revenue Cycle Operations Research Summary Report
HFMA, with sponsorship by Currance, surveyed 110 healthcare CFOs and revenue cycle, finance and accounting executives to understand how satisfied healthcare providers are with their current revenue cycle operations, and what they find most valuable.
Expanded information-blocking rules under the 21st Century Cures Act are here
Hospitals and health systems are among the healthcare industry stakeholders that will be impacted when expanded rules on information blocking take effect Oct. 6.
Rethinking population health management: Why successful risk-based contracting requires provider empowerment
Find out how one company hopes to solve challenges of industry shifts from fee-for-service to value-based care by reversing the long-standing narrative that population health management isn’t possible or profitable.
Health Services Financing helps providers offer all patients a touchless financing program
One company uses its patient financing program to address patient access to care and the rising cost of healthcare, two of healthcare’s biggest challenges.
Healthcare News of Note: Oracle-Cerner deal has the potential to transform healthcare
Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: Oracle’s purchase of Cerner has the potential to transform the healthcare industry, Medicare spending on physician services during 2020 never recovered to pre-pandemic levels, and patients would leave a provider after a data breach of personal information.
How avoiding an awkward waiting room conversation can contribute to better health among transgender people
The cover story in the Winter 2020 issue of hfm magazine focused on the issue of deferred care during the pandemic. But deferring or avoiding healthcare is not a purely pandemic problem. Transgender patients are just one group that routinely avoids going to the doctor because they fear discrimination by the healthcare system. On this episode, Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen, executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality, discusses how healthcare organizations can help transgender patients overcome barriers to care.
As revenue cycle challenges accumulate, a new survey suggests hospitals are taking a closer look at automation
For hospitals and health systems, survey results show that the ongoing labor crunch in revenue cycle operations has provided an impetus to expand process automation.