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Web Exclusive: Few Tax-exempt Hospitals Offer Details on Charity Care for Needy Patients
Many non-profit hospitals don't do enough to tell needy patients they may qualify for charity care programs, or how to...
From the hospital room to bankruptcy court
In the campaign to broaden support for the overhaul of American healthcare, few arguments have packed as much...
Moody's Warns Healthcare Reform Could Harm Hospital Credit Ratings
Cuts in Medicare reimbursements that are likely to be part of any healthcare reform legislation could adversely impact...
Care costs for undocumented immigrants stack up
The cost to care for undocumented immigrants is part of the reason why the Miami-Dade County's public hospital system...
IL case questions how much charity care is needed to land millions in subsidies
Provena Covenant Medical Center, a non-profit hospital in Champaign, IL, lost its tax-exempt status five years ago when...
Grassley would add hospital scrutiny to stimulus bill
Sen. Chuck Grassley has been eyeing nonprofit hospitals for years, and now he wants to fold some of his ideas for...
Web Exclusive: Conventional Community Benefit Measures Miss the Big Picture
Mike Allen, chief financial officer of Winona Health in Minnesota, had plenty to say about Finance Editor Philip...
Cash before chemo: Hospitals get tough
To improve their finances, many hospitals are adopting a policy that makes medical care contingent on upfront payments...
Magazine: Know Your Patients, Get Paid Faster
A variety of software products are helping revenue centers receive more money more quickly.
Miami hospital reconsiders parking fee hike
Bombarded by complaints from patients and staffers, Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami said it may rescind its doubling...

Medicare Boot Camp - Long-Term Care Version
Topics covered during this intensive, four-day course include Medicare coverage, billing, coding and payment for long...
Book: The New Era of Healthcare: Practical Strategies for Providers and Payers
This book focuses on methods to forge a partnership between healthcare providers and managed care payers. It contains...
Book: The How-To Manual for Rehab Documentation, Third Edition
Since our last edition, there have been significant changes to the rules and regulations surrounding documentation in...
Book: Healthcare Price, Cost & Utilization Benchmarks, Volume VI
Whether you are a healthcare provider or a managed care organization, up-to-date benchmarks are critical to successful...
Book: CMS Publication 100-4 Chapter 10: CMS Home Health Billing Manual
This handy manual, updated to reflect 2010 changes, is a great resource for finding answers quickly and easily when...