By David Harlow – The U.S. healthcare system is on a journey – a journey to the future. When we get there, we need to be sure that environmental conditions are right; if they are not, the system — and possibly all of the system’s patients — will be at grave risk.
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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.
How can understanding patient experience improve and advance patient-centered care? What aspects of health care delivery fall under the umbrella of patient experience? We will explore answers to these questions and all of the ins and outs of patient experience in this series.
The HHS, & the CMS Innovation Center announced a new payment model for emergency ambulance services that aims to allow Medicare Fee-For-Service beneficiaries to receive the most appropriate level of care at the right time and place with the potential for lower out-of-pocket costs.
By Mary Kay Thalken RN MBA – Since taking effect the last few years, the chronic care management and transitional care management CPT codes have accounted for sources of revenue that too many provider organizations have overlooked. Principally, it’s money left on the table.
We sorted through the archives of HealthcareNOW Radio Shows and found three unique episodes talking about consumer wearables. Take a listen to Conversations on Health Care, The Incrementalist, and Healthcare de Jure.
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.
Latest news being reported on payers and the health insurance industry including news from UnitedHealth, Anthem, Medica, CVS Health, Humana, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Cigna, UnitedHealth Group, Molina Healthcare, Inc., AHIP and more.
New Innovations in Technology Promote Patient Access and Could Make Health Data Exchange a Reality for Millions
On Monday, February 11, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Office of the National Coordinator released proposed rules to support seamless and secure access, exchange, and use of electronic health information.
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