By Deirdre Ruttle – Trends in healthcare payments tell us patients owe more for healthcare services. However, the data also suggest many patients have trouble paying that responsibility.
By Marty Callahan – Sometimes revenue cycle improvement starts with taking a fresh look at the tools you already have at your disposal. Let’s revisit three important areas where your organization could benefit from process improvements: payment plans, scoring, and patient segmentation.
When it comes to healthcare financial and payment matters, value-based care, and policy here is what is being reported and talked about from CMS, Kaufman Hall, CNBC, Fitch Solutions, Ponder & Co., Hall Render and more.
By Marty Callahan – Change can be intimidating, especially when your entire healthcare organization’s financial wellbeing is on the line. When faced with a tough decision, it’s easy to look at the downsides of change and settle for the comfortable status quo.
By Marty Callahan – If you feel like a broken record preaching the importance of revenue cycle management improvements within your healthcare organization, you’re not alone.
By Laurie Heavey – Here’s something to add to your retirement bucket list: healthcare. A recent Kiplinger poll indicates that healthcare costs top the list of Americans’ concerns when planning for retirement.
By Erin Wabol – Held one day before the HIMSS19 Conference kickoff, the Revenue Cycle Solutions Summit covered twelve sessions in eight hours. Here is my take on the topics covered on stage, and off.
By Casey Williams – Most revenue cycle processes and procedures were put in place to serve insurance payers, but with growing self-pay responsibilities, today’s patients are assuming the role of the savvy consumer in their own healthcare experience.
The HIMSS19 social media scene can be just as overwhelming as the Conference itself. Trying to stay connected with the HIMSS19 topics that matter to you most can be challenging. We’ve tried to do some of the sifting for you and have created a collection of #RethinkRCM tweets we thought were worth a look.
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