By Laurie Heavey – We all know that patients carry more of the payment burden for their medical care. And with so much negative publicity about sending patients to bad debt collections, health systems need to manage a delicate balance between…
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By Mayur Yermaneni – According to legend, the Gordian Knot was a puzzle comprised of many smaller, almost impossible to decipher knots. Anyone who could untie it was said to be destined to rule all of Asia. Enter Alexander the Great, and the rest is literally history.
By Miriam Paramore – The healthcare industry has long recognized the role of social determinants of health (SDoH) as a vital piece of the healthcare puzzle. Defined as the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age, SDoH encompasses factors that…
By Marty Callahan – Case managers have a challenging, high-stress job, but there’s one department that should always be on their side, and that’s revenue cycle.
By David Harlow – The recent Executive Order regarding health care price transparency has many folks in the health care industrial complex contemplating litigation aimed at highlighting ways in which the order may contravene existing law.
By Casey Williams – Since we started discussing financial toxicity, there have been signs that the public is becoming more aware of the concept. Earlier this year, the New York Times published an article titled The Financial Toxicity of Illness that highlights what many of us already know…
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By Jim Dougherty – By 2020, healthcare spending by the United States is projected to reach almost 20% of GDP, making the U.S. the largest healthcare spender of any nation in the world. While curbing healthcare spending is a herculean task, the 2017 CAQH Index estimated that….
By Lisa Ball – Medical coders are the unsung heroes of the healthcare industry. They are the link between the physicians and the payer that ultimately determine what the patient pays and what their treatment is. To those outside the industry, it may not seem like…
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