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Patient population still dropping, Miami-based Jackson Health System reports
Cash-strapped Jackson Health System is making good progress in getting faster collections of claims, but the number of...
Charity care spending rises 12% at Carolinas Healthcare System
Compared to a year ago, the cost of caring for patients who can't pay their medical bills rose 12% to $152 million at...
Web Exclusive: Bravado Does Bring About Success: The Tale of Saint Barnabas
At the end of this week, June 11, is the Feast of Saint Barnabas, so it seems fitting that this is the week I should...
Jackson Health System hires financial consultant
Despite a letter from the mayor saying the "contract should have been bid competitively," the executive...
Moody's downgrades West Penn Allegheny bond rating
Moody's Investor Service has downgraded the bond rating for the West Penn Allegheny Health System to B1 from Ba3...
Web Exclusive: Healthcare Reform and the Economy: Are Either Looking Up?
I was struck recently by the conflicting predictions some healthcare and financial industry experts are offering...
Magazine: Money Talk
Who's up and who's down
Sutter Health's net income rises sharply
Sutter Health's investment portfolio surged back into the black in 2009 after being awash in losses the year before...
Jackson Health System's long-term plan in the works
While Miami-based Jackson Health System renegotiates a contract with its second major union, its executives and...
Public hospitals in Miami tackle deficit with pain
After warning two weeks ago that it would run out of money within weeks, Miami’s public hospital group has put...

Audio Conference: Proactively Defend Against Recovery Auditor Prepayment Reviews
Recovery Auditor prepayment reviews are the latest wrinkle to be thrown at providers. This audio conference will help...
Continuing Education: Level of Care Determinations for 2014: Las Vegas, NV
Attend the half-day seminar, Outpatient, Observation or Inpatient? Continuing to Walk the Tightrope of Regulatory...
Continuing Education: OPPS and IPPS Reimbursement Fundamentals: Las Vegas, NV
Attend OPPS and IPPS Reimbursement Fundamentals, a half-day seminar on October 2nd in Las Vegas. Learn how CMS...
Audio Conference: Revenue Cycle Digital Library
A searchable, Web-based resource that provides online access to HCPro’s expertly developed Revenue Cycle books...
Webcast: Value-Based Purchasing and Documentation Improvement
If your CDI program has not incorporated value-based purchasing (VBP) measures into its review efforts, now is the time...
Audio Conference: 2014 IPPS Final Rule Explained
The sheer volume of new payment and quality information, along with new patient status proposals that will be in the...
Audio Conference: Recovery Auditor Update: Changes to the Appeals Process and Payment Reviews
In this 90-minute audio conference, experts Debbie Mackaman, RHIA, CHCO, and Ralph Wuebker, MD, MBA, provide an...