FinanceWe Reported on a Nonprofit Hospital System That Sues Poor Patients. It Just Freed Thousands From Debt.
After an investigation by MLK50 and ProPublica, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare is erasing debt for unpaid hospital bills owed by...
StrategyVerma Knocks Nonprofit Hospitals for Suing Patients
The legal tactics employed by hospitals are partly to blame for the rise of 'radical socialist ideas like Medicare for...
Finance4 Vice Presidents Building the Revenue Cycle of the Future
Meet executives who are leading the way toward revenue cycles that are more streamlined, transparent, patient-focused, and automated than ever.
Finance5 Dos and Don'ts of Patient Payment Plans
Cone Health's new offering illustrates some must-haves for hospital payment plans.
InnovationIs IPPS Obsolete?
The inpatient prospective payment system provides for a new technology add-on payment, but it is vital for hospitals to understand...
FinanceShould You take the Pre-Service Payment Requirement Plunge?
Piedmont has a new 25% advance payment policy for some patients, but health systems are still skittish about pre-service payment...
StrategyDeadline Arrives to Express Interest in CMS Direct Contracting Model
After a delay, the deadline marks a moment of truth for a CMS payment model that some have heralded as...
StrategyAzar and Verma: Competition, Value-Based Models Needed to Fix Our Cost Problem
Both the HHS secretary and CMS administrator cited the competition among Medicare Advantage plans as a model of success.
FinanceCMS Proposing Bundled Payment Model for Radiation Oncology
Participation would be mandatory for certain geographic areas during the model's projected five-year timeline.
FinanceDon't Let These 6 Barriers Stop Your Revenue Cycle Success
Many of the obstacles in revenue cycle are within healthcare leaders' power to dismantle.
FinanceACA Risk Adjustment Program 'Operated Smoothly' in 2018, CMS Says
The agency released data showing what it described as the program 'working as intended' to redistribute financial resources according to...
FinanceExamining Billing and Payment Changes for Therapy Services
The new updates relate to statutory and regulatory changes.