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.
FinanceMoody's Anticipates Ratings Downgrades for Kindred, LifePoint
After announcing plans to merge, the outlook for both for-profit health systems was revised down from stable to "under review."
PayerOscar VP of Growth Details Cigna Partnership
Louis DeStefano, head of small group business and senior vice president of growth at Oscar, said the partnership provides both...
Revenue CycleProactive Strategies for Reducing Mid-Revenue Cycle Leakage
Educated guesses and imprecise, stopgap efforts aren't enough. Revenue cycles need precise strategies to identify exactly where leakage occurs and...
Clinical CarePandemic Leads Doctors to Rethink Unnecessary Treatment
Numerous studies have shown that overtreatment causes unnecessary suffering and billions of dollars in unnecessary healthcare costs.
FinanceKaufman Hall: Post-Pandemic Rebound Continues for Hospital Finances
Despite the bullish performance metrics in April, emergency department visit results were "mixed," according to Kaufman Hall.