FinanceMore Than 600 Hospitals Sue HHS Over Inpatient Rate Reduction
The reduction has cost each hospital that participates in the Medicare program an average of $200,000 per year, the suit...
Finance$4B in DSH Cuts Likely Delayed Until Dec. 20
If the Senate passes the stopgap, President Trump is expected to sign it.
FinanceSite-Neutral Groundhog? Hospitals Urge Judge to Whack 2020 Payment Policy, Too
The government is moving forward with 'the second year of a two-year phase-in,' even though a judge vacated the policy...
Clinical CareDoc Groups Laud CMS' E/M Reforms, Red Tape Reductions
The final rule updates the longstanding E/M documentation and coding framework used by clinicians to bill Medicare.
InnovationCMS Contest Gets Real About Artificial Intelligence
Six hospitals and health systems are among the 25 participants selected to participate in a $1.65 million challenge to use...
FinanceBlue Shield of California Launches Real-Time Claims Payment Pilot
The insurer is testing the pilot in Sacramento, as part of a collaboration with OODA Health and Dignity Health.
FinanceSite-Neutral Payments: Judge Holds Her Ground in Vacating OPPS Provisions
The latest ruling opens the door to a possible appeal by the Trump administration, which has argued it has the...
Finance2020 Outpatient Proposals: 5 Rules You Should Know From CMS
Hospital and health system executives should monitor these proposals for provisions that will affect their organizations' operations.
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.