Payer2022 Medicare Advantage Plan Overview, Part Two: Portfolio Strategy and Leading Carriers
Portfolios are designed to "make care more affordable, accessible and convenient," in the words of one executive.
Revenue Cycle32% of People Will Pay their Medical Bill Within 5 Minutes of Getting a Text About It
When consumers receive "payment due" notifications through their preferred digital channels about half will pay through that channel in less...
Revenue CycleHow to Crush Medical Debt: 5 Tips for Using Hospital Charity Care
Many people who qualify for financial assistance never apply.
PayerMajor Insurers Running Billions of Dollars Behind on Payments to Hospitals and Doctors
Hospitals are also dealing with a spike in retroactive claims denials by UnitedHealthcare.
Clinical CareDelta Coronavirus Variant Wreaking Havoc on Hospital Finances, Report Says
The Delta variant, which is highly transmissible, has led to a surge of COVID-19 patients across the country.
Revenue CycleReport: Hospital Margins Tight Even with Improved Revenues, Volumes
Those tight margins are being driven by rising expenses and COVID-19 Delta variant concerns.
Revenue CycleHow 2 Rural Hospitals Use Charities to Help Patients with Out-Of-Pocket Costs
Wayne Memorial and Ballad Health are using financial aid to help alleviate medical bills for their rural populations and reduce...
StrategyHospital Revenues Up Despite Shift to Regional Partnerships
In the first six months of 2021, total revenue was the second highest in recent years at $17.2 billion with...
Payer'An Arm and a Leg': Tips for Fighting Medical Bills from ProPublica's Marshall Allen
Journalist Marcus Allen provides tips from his book "Never Pay the First Bill: And Other Ways to Fight the Healthcare...
Revenue CycleOnly 9% of Adults are Aware of Hospital Price Transparency Rules
The few people who have researched hospital prices online within the past six months were slightly more likely to erroneously...
Revenue CycleKey Metrics for Docs, Hospitals Near Pre-Pandemic Levels
Hospital margins remained narrow despite in May rising patient volumes.
FinanceS&P: Not-for-Profit Healthcare Sector Outlook Upgrades to 'Stable'
The bond rater downgraded the sector on March 25, 2020 to negative, and reaffirmed that rating in January 2021.