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Inpatient or outpatient? The battle to control costs
One of the biggest challenges in healthcare is controlling costs. A primary way to accomplish that is...
Hospitals send bill if patients win suits
Slip and fall in a New York prison, or suffer abuse by its guards, and inmates can keep whatever they win in court. But...
NC could save millions on inmates’ care
The state could save an estimated $11.5 million a year by requiring that hospitals and other...
Hospital monopolies ruin MRI bill as Sutter gets price it wants
After Mark Logsdon tore a ligament in his knee skiing at Lake Tahoe in March, he returned home to suburban Sacramento...
Harvard Pilgrim seeks ’global payments’
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care will move towards “global payment” contracts with hospitals and doctors, CEO...
Health pilot eyes a new approach to reimbursement
Pay-for-performance may be coming to New Hampshire’s healthcare industry. Under a five-year pilot program...
JPS Health Network expects operating loss of up to $25M
Falling property tax revenue and a reduction in a federal reimbursement for treating Medicaid patients could leave the...
MD hospital patients to pay hundreds more for stays
Maryland patients will pay hundreds of dollars more for hospital stays under price hikes made final Wednesday by the...
Who's up and who's down
Ex-Triad execs in Plano target community hospital turnarounds
Former executives of giant Triad Hospitals Inc. of Plano have joined forces to invest in struggling community hospitals...
Under IRS Scrutiny: Ensuring Compliant Hospital-Physician Compensation Plans
Effective governance and strong management are both necessary for the continued viability and competitive positioning...
Manage Revenue Integrity and Audit Activity
During this 90-minue audio conference, our speakers will explain how to work across departments and build a strong...
PEPPER for Critical Access Hospitals: Identify Your Audit Risk
During this 90-mintue audio conference, our speakers will explain PEPPER and tell you how to use your report to...
Transform Your ED into a Profit Center
As the major source of admissions, your ED is poised to be a serious revenue driver, or drain. Get in-the-trenches...
IRS Nonprofit Scrutiny: Protect Your Tax-Exempt Status
With the community health needs assessment now a factor in healthcare organizations’ tax-exempt status, the pressure is...
Winning With Value-Based Purchasing
Accountability for the cost of care has become very real with the arrival of value-based purchasing (VBP). VBP brings...
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...
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