Revenue Cycle4 Revenue Cycle Tech Announcements You May Have Missed
Tools to simplify online billing, increase payer transparency, and improve patient access at rural hospitals are among the solutions that...
FinanceWhat to Know Ahead of the BPCI-A Deadline
Participating providers have received claims data through June, which offers a decent understanding of the financial performance of organizations through...
StrategyAHA Asks Appeals Court to Reconsider Decision in Off-campus PBD Payment Cut Case
Notably, the reductions were not budget-neutral, meaning the savings were not redistributed within the OPPS.
FinanceBiomed Sector Made $832M in Payments to Teaching Hospitals in 2018
The study argued that CMS should broaden its reporting requirements of the Sunshine Act to include all hospitals in order...
FinanceOIG Plans to Audit COVID-19 Discharges
The OIG will be specifically reviewing claims to determine whether they complied with requirements for the increased MS-DRG weighting.
Revenue CycleAUC Education and Operations Testing Period Extended
CMS developed the AUC program to meet requirements of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (PAMA).
InnovationSurvey: Population Health Initiatives Have Fallen Short of Expectations
While the threat of financial loss is the main reason organizations have not moved to risk-based models, the survey report...
Revenue CycleWaystar's eSolutions Acquisition Will Let Providers Manage Commercial, Government Claims on Single Platform
Historically, providers have had to leverage two different systems, one to handle commercial claims, and another to handle Medicare, according...
FinanceBusiness Is Booming for Dialysis Giant Fresenius. It Took a $137M Bailout Anyway.
The full amount going to Fresenius and many other dialysis providers is far higher than what KHN could confirm.
Revenue CycleMedical Center Improves Collections and Patient Experience with Upfront Payment Program
Floyd Medical Center has found success with a payment plan program that pays the entire patient balance upfront, reducing days...
FinanceSite-Neutral Payment Judgment Reversed by Appeals Court
Chief Judge Sri Srinivasan wrote that the district court decision would be reversed since "we conclude that the regulation rests...
FinanceOIG Audit Finds Hospital Upcodes Overbilled Medicare by $1B
Government watchdogs are calling on CMS to recoup the overpayments.