FinanceLeft Hanging on Price Transparency, 'Patients Will Vote with Their Legs'
Nearly half of patients said having clear information on expected out-of-pocket costs before receiving treatment impacts their decision to use...
FinanceThousands of Poor Patients Face Lawsuits From Nonprofit Hospitals That Trap Them in Debt
Across the country, low-income patients are overcoming stigmas surrounding poverty to speak out about nonprofit hospitals that sue them. Federal...
FinanceVirginia Governor And UVA Vow To Revamp Practice Of Suing Patients As CEO Exits
The top executive's departure 'is in no way related' to problems related to billing and collections, the system's president told...
StrategyInvestors' Deep-Pocket Push To Defend Surprise Medical Bills
The force behind the multimillion-dollar effort against banning surprise medical bills is not only medical professionals, but also private equity...
Finance4 Vice Presidents Building the Revenue Cycle of the Future
Meet executives who are leading the way toward revenue cycles that are more streamlined, transparent, patient-focused, and automated than ever.
Finance5 Dos and Don'ts of Patient Payment Plans
Cone Health's new offering illustrates some must-haves for hospital payment plans.
FinanceWhy Patient Billing Woes are Clinicians' Problem, Too
Clinicians and patients say medicals bills are a 'distraction' from patient care.
Finance4 Front-End Rev Cycle Revamps You Need for a Competitive Edge
In the crowded healthcare market, smart healthcare leaders must find patient satisfaction advantages everywhere they can.
FinanceShould You take the Pre-Service Payment Requirement Plunge?
Piedmont has a new 25% advance payment policy for some patients, but health systems are still skittish about pre-service payment...
Finance'Humbled': Nonprofit Christian Hospital Dials Back Aggressive Debt Collection and Raises Wages After Investigation
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare sued thousands of low-income patients, including dozens of its own employees, over five years. The hospital...
FinanceQ&A: Dignity Health, OODA Health talk payment pilot expansion
"Dignity no longer needs to collect from patients, and patients enjoy access to consolidated bills and convenient payment and financing...
FinanceMissouri Firm With Silicon Valley Ties Faces Medicare Billing Scrutiny
A recent HHS audit and a whistleblower lawsuit, have put Essence scrutiny. Medicare is conducting a separate audit.