Alexandra Wilson Pecci is an editor for HealthLeaders.
Northwell Health executives share practical, in-depth strategies to help revenue cycle leaders prepare for additional COVID-19 surges and other emergencies.
The order aims to prevent surprise bills for lab fees related to medically necessary diagnostic testing for COVID-19 and is effective through July 31.
Provider directory inaccuracies for mental health providers often lead to out-network-care and surprise bills, illuminating need for federal standards, the authors say.
The uneven recovery may prompt revenue cycle leaders to reevaluate their resource allocation.
New Health Care Cost Institute research shows that although more than half of providers in each specialty never billed out of network, some did so more than 90% of the time.
A new survey shows that 67% of U.S. general surgery residents reported experiencing at least one bullying behavior as a surgical resident.
"Our goal was to develop a single source of truth that is user-friendly, dynamic, and easily accessible," said Jeannette Wood, vice president of revenue cycle management for Privia Health.
From March 16-April 14 the insurer managed 18 times more telehealth claims than during the same time period in 2019.
The campaign, which aims to encourage people to get healthcare when they need it, comes as providers across the country have seen a dramatic drop in visits and revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Executives from Northwell Health discuss the COVID-19 financial fallout and what the future might look like for theirs and other health systems.