Clinical CareOlder Americans Wary of Telemedicine
In a new poll, most adults ages 50-80 expressed concerns about the quality of care that comes with remote provider...
FinanceNot up on Robotic Process Automation for the Rev Cycle? Time to Pay Attention.
Healthcare executives continue to focus on tech-related capabilities to drive revenue cycle improvements, even amidst EHR frustrations, a new survey...
FinancePhysicians Frustrating the Revenue Cycle? Try These 3 Fixes.
Bellin Health System shares three key strategies to get physicians onboard with the revenue cycle.
FinanceNavigating the Payer-Provider Relationship: 4 Lessons
Kettering Health Network's vice president of managed care, who switched jobs from a payer to a provider organization, shares his...
FinanceMoody's Outlook Darkens for Team Health
UnitedHealth will cancel two-thirds of Team Health's in-network contracts over the next 11 months.
FinanceCMS Wage Index Hike Looks to Aid Rural Hospitals
Rural hospitals had complained that the current wage index system worsens pay gaps between hospitals in high-wage areas and low-wage...
Finance2020 Medicare Fee Schedule Wins Praise, Brickbats
Stakeholders criticize updated conversion factor, praise increased payments for E/M visits.
FinanceTelemedicine Reimbursement, Coverage is Better Than Ever
"The question of how telehealth can improve hospital revenue cycles is an evolving area worthy of additional study beyond the...
Hospital Pass-through Billing Scheme Detailed in Florida Plea Agreement
Kyle Marcotte of Jacksonville Beach admitted to using rural hospitals in a scheme that kicked back more than $50 million...
Clinical CareNew 4-Part Framework Helps Physicians, Community Partners Address Social Determinants of Health
A new proposal provides guidance for partnerships between primary care practices and community-based organizations to address social needs.
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...
FinanceWhy the Epic-Humana Collaboration is a Big Deal for the Revenue Cycle
The partnership could reduce administrative burden, expedite payments, and lower cost to collect for insurance balances.