Alexandra Wilson Pecci is an editor for HealthLeaders.
As out-of-pocket healthcare costs continue to rise, Americans are looking for financial help from friends and strangers via online crowdfunding.
In this new decade, revenue cycle leaders are resolving to take a different approach to achieve success, one that involves a spirit of optimism, reinvention, and new ways of thinking rather than focusing on the barriers.
While posting hospital prices online seems like a good idea, in reality, it would likely cause more confusion for patients.
Terri Meier, director of system patient revenue cycle at UC San Diego Health, shares the leadership philosophy behind the organization's single business office success.
The system patient revenue cycle director for UC San Diego Health explains why SBO success depends on "the connectivity of the people, the process, and the technology."
Calling it "a type of medical quality," two physicians have proposed five quality measures for determining medical billing quality.
Rush University System for Health CFO John P. Mordach says the co-management model aims to improve everything from coding and billing to employee satisfaction.
More patients are using their financial experience to make healthcare decisions, making financing programs a requirement of doing business.
Huge amounts of money could be saved by transitioning from manual and partially electronic processing to fully electronic processing.
HealthLeaders asked revenue cycle executives what action items they are implementing at their organizations in 2020.