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.
Healthcare News of Note: Pandemic-era declines in patient experience confirmed by Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Grade report
Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: A new study shows the patient experience worsened mid-pandemic, researchers are using machine learning to discover more about long-COVID, and UnitedHealth Group seeks to improve the chances that its planned acquisition of Change Healthcare will be allowed.
IPPS FY23 proposed rule: Tweaks are in store for Medicare’s quality-reporting and pay-for-performance programs
Temporary modifications to two pay-for-performance programs would ensure hospitals don’t face penalties amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Patients have access to more information than ever. How should we be talking to them about it?
The Information Blocking Final Rule from the 21st Century Cures Act and federal transparency initiatives like the No Surprises Act have given patients more access to information than they’ve ever had before. On this episode, Terry Hush, CEO of Roji Health Intelligence, discussed how that access should change the conversations providers are having with their patients.
Patients have access to more information than ever. Why aren’t we talking to them about it?
Listen to the podcast. The Information Blocking Final Rule from the 21st Century Cures Act and federal transparency initiatives like the No Surprises Act have given patients more access to information than they’ve ever had before. On a recent episode of the Voices in Healthcare Finance podcast, Terry Hush, CEO of Roji Health Intelligence, discussed…