Alexandra Wilson Pecci is an editor for HealthLeaders.
Three top players have made recent announcements about their expanded work.
A new HealthInsurance.com survey finds that 48% of respondents know someone over the age of 65 who has had difficulty signing up to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
Without a solid plan in place for scheduling vaccinations, revenue cycles will easily find themselves overwhelmed by the influx of phone calls, emails, and appointment requests.
That strategy could reduce hospital spending between $61.9 billion and $236.6 billion annually but would likely face major political and hospital pushback, finds a new study.
Unsurprisingly, more hospitals were compliant with the 300 consumer-friendly shoppable services portion of the rule than the machine-readable file portion, finds a new analysis.
Complying with the CMS price transparency mandate is only the first step. Hospitals should also ramp up their communication efforts and finally answer the question for patients: "What do I owe?"
The healthcare industry is leaving $16.3 billion in potential automation savings on the table, finds the 2020 CAQH Index.
Visits stagnated below pre-COVID-19 levels in the last 25 weeks of 2020 and will likely stay that way throughout 2021.
New poll data indicates that revenue cycle leaders should encourage older adults to set up online patient portal accounts and or allow proxies to do so for them.
Most people ages 65 and older who haven't yet been vaccinated say they don't have enough information about when and where they will be able to get vaccinated, according to a report from the Kaiser Family Foundation.