How hospitals can preserve cash amid rising costs, crashing revenues brought on by COVID-19
The need to preserve cash is becoming more acute amid plummeting revenues and rising costs. Leaders and industry consultants are getting creative in search of solutions.
Rural hospital finances hit hard by looming threat of COVID-19 as leaders scramble to preserve cash
Although most healthcare providers are likely to take a financial hit from the coronavirus pandemic, rural hospitals are especially vulnerable and are scrambling to preserve cash.
Key hospital provisions and some questions requiring resolution from the CARES Act
Summary of the top five CARES Act provisions impacting hospital finances and the open questions associated with those provisions.
What employees need from their leaders during the coronavirus crisis
As healthcare organizations navigate a high-stress period, leaders can serve as much-needed bulwarks if they take the right approach.
4 actions to provide a better billing experience for patients with coronavirus
Healthcare leaders who feel overwhelmed by the ever-changing coronavirus situation should not forget to ensure patients have a good financial experience in the organization.
With the coronavirus, contingency planning takes on greater importance for healthcare supply chain professionals
A risk management expert with a leading healthcare consultancy says hospital supply chain professionals should monitor deviations and consider how to respond to them.
HFMA recommended coronavirus resources
The coronavirus is affecting the healthcare industry in unprecedented ways, and HFMA wants to help you stay up to date on the latest news about the outbreak. Come back to this page regularly for coronavirus resources, selected specifically for healthcare finance professionals, including Medicare information on regulations and guidelines, COVID-19 test pricing, COVID-19 coding, telehealth billing FAQs and more.
CMS's latest guidance for healthcare organizations on the new coronavirus
The HFMA editorial team will continuously post the latest announcements from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) related to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Healthcare associations band together to offer coronavirus resources
To help you better manage the evolving nature of COVID-19, these associations are collaborating closely to provide the healthcare field with our best resources available.
New webinars on this topic will be added soon. Check back often for updates.