Human ResourcesHome Care Agency Ordered to Pay $1.4M in Back Wages and Damages
Pittsburgh-based agency paid 218 workers straight time when the law required it to pay overtime rates and tried to hide...
Revenue CycleOrganizations Are Working Toward Higher Pay, Improved Staffing For HIM Directors
A recent survey focusing on the revenue cycle's health information management (HIM) department found that organizations are working on building...
FinanceInnovation, Partnerships Are RX for Pain of Rising Labor Costs
Hospitals are increasing salaries to maintain their workforce but paying for it means making other cuts or finding creative new...
PayerPost-Pandemic, What’s a Phone Call From Your Physician Worth?
Should insurers pay the same reimbursement rate for 'audio-only' visits as when a patient is sitting in a doctor?s office?
PayerOncology Doctors Say the Build Back Better Act Will Slash Cancer Care Funding — A Skewed Argument
Ad campaign says parts of the legislation would have 'serious unintended consequences' for cancer patients.
Revenue Cycle5 Areas Where Ascension Has Created a Seamless Consumer Financial Journey
'We don't think about revenue cycle as any one individual's responsibility, but as our organization's responsibility,' says Jon Sohn, senior...
Clinical CareFuture of Program for Brain-Damaged Children Now Rests With Powerful Florida Official
Florida's chief financial officer must name new board members for the Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Association, as his office undertakes...
Revenue CycleR1 to Acquire VisitPay for $300M
The transaction, expected to close in the third quarter of 2021, combines two major players in rev cycle.
Revenue CycleSurvey: High-Income Patients Most Likely to Delay Care
Patients of all income levels need flexible payment options for their healthcare bills.
StrategyPandemic-Related Paid Sick Days and Leave to Expire Dec. 31 — With No Extension in Sight
Unions and workers' rights and consumer advocacy groups are this week waging a last-ditch effort to get Congress to extend...
FinanceMGMA, ACS, ACEP Pan 2021 Physician Fee Schedule
The Medicare physician fee schedule final rule was released less than two weeks after the Trump administration announced changes to...
FinanceEmployers and Private Insurers Paid Hospitals 247% of What Medicare Would Have
RAND 3.0 found that reducing hospital prices to Medicare rates would have resulted in $19.7 billion in savings for employers.