FinanceManual Contract Management Costs Providers $157B Annually
A survey of CFOs found that the shift to value-based care modeling is fueling demand for comprehensive contract management tools.
How Using AI Automation for Outstanding Claims Accelerated Cash Flow by $20.6M
Using AI-powered automation to follow up on the status of outstanding claims resulted in increased revenues and cost savings for...
FinanceRobin Hood To Rescue Of Rural Hospitals? New Math Promised On Medicare Payments
A federal proposal targets a long-standing and contentious regulation known in Washington simply as the 'wage index.'
Churches Wipe Out Millions In Medical Debt For Others
RIP Medical Debt, a nonprofit organization based in Rye, N.Y., that arranges medical debt payoffs, reports a recent surge in...
Finance'Network Matching' Offers Surprise Billing Solution
Requiring across-the-board health plan contracting from providers would eliminate most out-of-network billing, researchers say.
FinanceWashington, Texas Use Arbitration to Take Steps Against Surprise Billing
States continue their efforts to curb surprise medical bills, even as lawmakers push for a federal solution.
Finance4 Ways New York's Balance Billing Law Has Helped Consumers (And 3 Ways it Hasn't)
Consumer protection officials have downgraded the issue of surprise balance bills from one of the biggest consumer challenges to "barely...
Finance77% of Providers Say Collecting Any Payment Takes More Than a Month
Manual processes and big bills add up payment lags.
Finance4 Topics Revenue Cycle Leaders Are Discussing Now
At the HealthLeaders Revenue Cycle Exchange last month, revenue cycle leaders from top organizations around the country shared ideas and...
StrategyAs Sanders Officially Revives Medicare-for-All, Plan B For Democrats Gains Traction
Many presidential hopefuls, even official co-sponsors of Sanders' Medicare-for-All proposal, are at the same time edging toward a more incremental...
Clinical CareIntegrated Family Care Improves Outcomes, Generates ROI
The new care model recognizes that family dynamics impact health and cost of care.
ACA Marketplaces More Competitive in 2019
But a new study shows people living in areas with only one or two plans pay significantly more for premiums...