Revenue CycleHigh-Deductible Health Plan Switches Didn't Lead to More Heart Risk
Although the "findings provide a measure of reassurance" about high-deductible health plans, the authors of a new study stopped short...
Revenue CycleHigh-Deductible Health Plans Disproportionately Hurting Black Cancer Survivors
A new study finds that Black cancer survivors on high-deductible health plans face more cost-related barriers to care than white...
Revenue CyclePhysicians: Prior Authorizations Lead to Patient Care Delays
Since payers won't enact agreed-upon prior authorization reforms on their own, legislation is needed, says the American Medical Association.
FinanceHow Rich Investors, Not Doctors, Profit from Marking Up ER Bills
TeamHealth, a medical staffing firm owned by private-equity giant Blackstone, charges multiples more than the cost of ER care. All...
FinanceWashington State Emergency Order Bans Surprise Lab Billing for COVID-19
The order aims to prevent surprise bills for lab fees related to medically necessary diagnostic testing for COVID-19 and is...
Covid-193 Ways COVID-19 Has Changed the Insurance Landscape
Skyrocketing coverage losses, unemployment fears, and payers reimbursing a bigger chunk of COVID-19 claims are just three ways that the...
FinanceGetting, Vetting, Disseminating: Keeping Your Revenue Cycle Organized Through COVID-19 Changes
Organizations need a "single source of truth" for getting, vetting, and disseminating updates, rather allowing disparate groups of people to...
Finance3 Twists on Common Revenue Cycle Issues
Denials, automation, and surprise billing are perennially tricky issues, but new twists on those topics add an extra layer of...
StrategyAHIP, ACHE, AONL Cancel Conferences Amid Coronavirus Concerns
The actions follow that of HIMSS, which last week issued a last-minute cancellation of this week's annual conference in Florida.
StrategyHow One Health System Is Making Prices Transparent
The stance by Flagler Health+ is in contrast to much of the rest of the hospital industry. CEO Jason Barrett...
FinanceNew York State Price Transparency Proposal May Not Work as Intended
While posting hospital prices online seems like a good idea, in reality, it would likely cause more confusion for patients.
Clinical CareConvener Model Helps Healthcare Providers Address Social Determinants of Health
A state-funded organization in New York builds partnerships between healthcare providers and social care providers.