InnovationCMS Expands Recognition of Technology-Enabled Services
The expansion of technology benefits is key to cost reduction and the clinical management of patient cohorts using clinical teams.
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...
FinanceHHS Inspector General Daniel Levinson Resigns, Will Leave Next Month
The inspector general's tenure will end next month, then his longtime deputy will take the reins.
FinanceMA Plans Permitted to Cover Supplemental Benefits Next Year
The final policy also gives Medicare Advantage plans a 2.53% pay bump for fiscal year 2020, up from the 1.59%...
FinanceMACPAC: Congress Should Make DSH Cuts to Unspent State Funds First
The report urges lawmakers to adjust the planned rollout of DSH payment reductions and require HHS to devise a new...
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...
FinanceIdeas To Curb Surprise Medical Bills Percolate With Rare Bipartisan Push
While appetite for policymaking is on the upswing, the details of a possible solution remain up in the air. The...
Finance'Patient as Payer' Trend Is Growing
Continuing with a traditional, 'billing-as-usual' approach isn't going to cut it as more responsibility shifts to patients.
StrategyTaking Surprise Medical Bills To Court
Some legal experts say contract law could provide consumers another avenue to challenge unexpected hospital bills.
Clinical CareThe VA's Private Care Program Gave Companies Billions and Vets Longer Waits
Trump wants to supersize a program that spent almost a quarter of its funds on overhead.
FinanceStreamlined Billing at Medical Group Results in 97% Overall Patient Satisfaction
In giving patients a more convenient billing experience, Westmed Medical Group also increased collections and reduced time to collect.