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AHA: Hospitals in Critical Condition
Many of the nation’s hospitals are in critical condition with most complaining of declining financial health...
Recession is crippling hospitals
Hospitals, which employ 5 million people, are reporting that donations and investment returns are down, patient visits...
Why letter of credit structures still work
Ideally, bonds would never fail to be remarketed and cause a draw on the letter of credit. But in the current market...
Future trends in tax-exempt healthcare borrowing
This article provides a very succinct look at the challenges hospitals are facing as they look to issue debt in times...
Healthcare stocks performing well
Despite being plagued by a variety of ailments in recent years, healthcare stocks are emerging as one of the stock...
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: Money Talk
Who's up and who's down
Opinion: If It's Broke, Fix It
We all know healthcare wastes a lot of money. The problem of the rising cost of healthcare is blasted all over the...
Magazine: Money Talk
Who's up and who's down.
Emerson Hospital in Massachusetts reviewing finances
Emerson Hospital of Concord, MA is conducting an investigation into an accounting error that caused it to...

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...