StrategyWonky Supreme Court Ruling on Medicare DSH Formula to Affect More Than Money
Moving forward, the government will have to complete notice-and-comment rulemaking for a broader set of its decisions.
FinanceDignity Health Hospital in Arizona Dinged for Inaccurate Wage Data
The numbers submitted by St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center would have resulted in more than $11 million in overpayments...
FinanceSupreme Court Sides With Hospitals in Multi-Billion-Dollar DSH Formula Dispute
The decision means HHS owes hospitals more money because the justices rejected an Obama-era rule change.
FinanceMedicare's 'Primary Care First' Program Has Its Skeptics
The initiative is too focused on cutting hospitalizations and doesn't have enough money for doctors, critics say.
FinanceCMS: Decision on CAR-T Therapy Coverage Delayed But 'Forthcoming'
The therapies have price tags as high as $425,000, which some say is a worthwhile investment.
FinanceIBD Rx Tied to Pharma Payments to Docs
Among over 3,000 GI physicians, 99% received at least one payment.
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...
FinanceCustomize Patient Financial Encounters for Revenue Cycle Success
Adopted from the marketing industry, customer segmentation allows health systems to further customize the patient financial experience and help them...
FinanceVerma: CMS Developing More Mandatory Payment Models
The embrace of mandatory models comes after the Trump administration was regarded in its early months as preferring voluntary models.
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...