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Revenue Cycle Insights June 2022

Article | Revenue Cycle

Revenue Cycle Insights June 2022

Hospital prices increasingly are coming under a microscope

Newly issued reports and policy recommendations are examining hospital prices in the context of high healthcare costs and inflation.

CMS’s Jonathan Blum on price transparency, surprise billing and the future of value-based payment

In a podcast interview with HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer, Jonathan Blum, principal deputy administrator and COO at CMS, discusses how price transparency and surprise billing legislation are being received by provider organizations, and the effect the pandemic will have on CMS's value-based care strategy.

 

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New thinking: Shifting the revenue cycle paradigm for long-term success

Rethinking strategies around three fundamental areas will help healthcare providers maintain fiscal footing: staffing, financial management and revenue cycle management partners.

 

New HFMA Chair wants to help ignite the spark for healthcare transformation

Wildfires in the nation’s healthcare system, from misaligned incentives to disparities in health outcomes and care access, have led to devastating consequences, says HFMA Chair Aaron Crane.

Utilization review staff may be hurting results when fixing incorrect inpatient admissions

The decision about what process to use should be made with input from interested parties, understanding the implications for all.

Strategic alternative dispute resolution offers providers key to substantial claim recoveries

To be able to effectively handle disputes over healthcare claims, providers must be well informed about arbitration and mediation.

 

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