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Nonprofits' Executive Pay Should Be More Accessible
Most nonprofit hospitals don't readily reveal the salaries and compensation packages of their top executives to public...
How to Start Trimming Labor Costs
Payroll leaks are the unintentional overspending on labor through lost productivity or unnecessary overtime—and...
Web Exclusive: OIG: Medicare Advantage Prepayments Cost CMS Millions
The Office of Inspector General recommends that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services shift away from making...
Web Exclusive: ACO-Bound? Consider the Financials First
In addition to the obvious costs of information technology, accountable care organizations require continuing...
5 Hospital Finance Questions to Ask Right Now
Late December is the time of year when we look at ahead with anticipation at what the future holds. With only days...
Web Exclusive: Family Health Plan Premiums 'Increasingly Unaffordable'
Family health insurance premiums for employer-sponsored plans rose 41% between 2003 and 2009, according to a study by...
Web Exclusive: Hospital Compensation Growth Falls in Line with Larger Economy
The quarterly cost to hospitals for growth in wages, salaries, and total compensation has steadily declined over the...
Web Exclusive: 10 Critical Actions to Minimize RAC Recoupment
After CMS announced the Recovery Audit Contractor expansion, most healthcare financial seminars have had sessions on...
Web Exclusive: Weather the Crisis With Creative Cost Control
While many hospitals have long operated with slim margins and careful expense management, today's worldwide financial...
Magazine: Write It Right
The new MS-DRG system makes getting help with documentation more important than ever.