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...
StrategyUnconstitutional Interference? UPMC Countersues Pennsylvania AG
A long-running feud between UPMC and Highmark is heating up as the expiration date on a five-year consent decree draws...
FinanceNearly 100 Insurers Have Won Challenges Over Halted CSR Payments
If these decisions hold up through a potential appeals process, they could result in the federal government owing billions of...
Clinical CarePatient Advocates Pan Latest Medicare Drug Pricing Proposal
Health plans, meanwhile, suggest the changes could empower them to reduce drug spending while continuing to meet beneficiary needs.
Finance3 Reasons to Care About Balance Billing Legislation
Hospitals should keep an eye on state and federal efforts to ramp up consumer protections against surprise medical bills.
StrategyTrump Administration Plots Costly Private-Care Expansion for Veterans
The plan sets up a clash with Democrats, who say the administration is thwarting congressional intent and will starve the...
Branded Drug Price Hikes Outpace Generic Savings, BCBSA Says
Branded prescription drugs were 17% of total prescriptions filled by Blue Cross Blue Shield commercial plans in 2017, but they...
FinanceIf Anthem's Policy Spreads, 1 in 6 ER Visits Could Be Denied Coverage
If the cost savings are there, other insurers will likely follow in Anthem's footsteps.