FinanceBCBSMA Chief: 'Controlling Costs and Simultaneously Improving Care is Possible'
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts' alternative payment model slowed the rate of medical spending growth and improved patient care.
FinanceOne Key to ACO Spending Reductions? More Specialists.
ACOs in which 40% to 45% of the patient visits were provided by a specialist had $1,129 lower annual spending...
FinanceDon't Let These 6 Barriers Stop Your Revenue Cycle Success
Many of the obstacles in revenue cycle are within healthcare leaders' power to dismantle.
FinanceUniversity of Utah Health Changes Controversial Billing Policy: Report
The Beehive State health provider told a local news outlet it was revising its billing practices.
FinanceGain Revenue Cycle Perks From Patient-Centered Scheduling
Creating a patient-focused scheduling center resulted in several unexpected boons for Piedmont Healthcare, from improving the patient experience to reducing...
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.
FinanceWhat to Expect at HFMA ANI 2019 in Orlando
Check out the speakers and information sessions that HealthLeaders is looking forward to at the 2019 HFMA ANI conference in...
FinanceConsumer-Focused Pricing Strategies Lacking
A new report shows 12% percent of organizations offer no pricing transparency options at all.
How Using AI Automation for Outstanding Claims Accelerated Cash Flow by $20.6M
Using AI-powered automation to follow up on the status of outstanding claims resulted in increased revenues and cost savings for...
Don't Fear the Clinician-Patient Cost Conversation
Many revenue cycle leaders want to be the gatekeepers of cost information, but clinicians need to have those conversations, too.
FinanceFind the Hidden Dollars in Your Hospital (Without Reducing Labor)
Healthcare leaders must be proactive and clever about eliminating waste in healthcare processes, fixing those that contribute to inefficiencies in...
Finance'Network Matching' Offers Surprise Billing Solution
Requiring across-the-board health plan contracting from providers would eliminate most out-of-network billing, researchers say.