Revenue CycleStudy Finds 'Selective Compliance' with Price Transparency Rule
The research confirms what has been anecdotally reported for months: That hospitals are choosing which parts of the rule to...
Revenue CycleCost, Not COVID-19, is the Top Reason Patients Defer Care
Even so, a new survey found that 64% of providers cited getting patients back in after COVID-19 as their top...
Revenue CycleTech Firm Opens Price Transparency Platform to Researchers for Free
Turquoise Health's limited research dataset consists of publicly available data disclosed by hospitals across the United States in compliance with...
Revenue CycleWhy the New IPPS Proposed Rule Likely Won't Affect Price Transparency Enforcement
Although the proposed rule doesn't mean CMS will also ease up on its price transparency mandate, it does suggest that...
Revenue CyclePrice Transparency's Slow Burn
Despite inconsistent compliance and no enforcement, fresh signals indicate that hospitals should brace for more scrutiny on their price transparency.
Revenue CycleAnalysis: CMS Price Transparency Rule Not Working as Intended
Making "apples-to-apples" price comparisons across hospitals is next to impossible because the data is so muddied and changes so frequently.
Revenue CycleWhy Physician Education is a Key Part of Ochsner's Price Transparency Work
Ochsner Health System in Louisiana has made physician outreach and education part of its work on price transparency and providing...
Revenue CycleRevenue Cycle's Next Act: 3 Steps to Take Now
As we move into spring 2021, the revenue cycle must move forward with the next phase of industry-shifting changes.
FinanceCapping Private Insurance Payouts to Medicare Rates Would Cut Healthcare Spending by $350B
However, hospitals, physicians and other providers would bear the brunt of the cuts.
Revenue CycleHospital Price Regulation Has Huge Cost-Saving Potential
That strategy could reduce hospital spending between $61.9 billion and $236.6 billion annually but would likely face major political and...
Revenue Cycle30% of Hospitals Are Noncompliant with Price Transparency Rule
Unsurprisingly, more hospitals were compliant with the 300 consumer-friendly shoppable services portion of the rule than the machine-readable file portion,...
Revenue CyclePrice Transparency Is Here. 2 Communication Actions to Take
Complying with the CMS price transparency mandate is only the first step. Hospitals should also ramp up their communication efforts...