Healthcare financial and operational leaders are grappling with major challenges like labor shortages, patient satisfaction and a proliferation of technology vendors to manage. Many leaders see the patient financial experience as ripe for transformation and believe that digital tools and new approaches to revenue cycle operations can help.
The healthcare workforce shortage is hitting physician groups hard. Worse, the tight labor market doesn’t appear to be a brief bump in the road. Findings from dozens of studies reveal that the shortage of healthcare professionals in the U.S. will not end anytime soon.
The OIG’s determinations seem to fly in the face of the basic concepts of medical necessity.
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"This is not an either/or. This is an and,” explains Jennifer Stemmler, Chief Digital Officer for Adventist Health. “How do we solve a great consumer experience and improve our yield and cost to collect?”
CMS is requesting comments on getting better data on the social determinants of health (SDoH).
Several converging trends are continuing to hammer healthcare organizations. Namely: Thin margins are getting thinner, and a tight labor market is getting tighter, while consumer expectations keep growing.
Imagine this predicament: You manage the registration and admissions functions at a small hospital in rural North Carolina. You’ve recently lost several staff members to retirement, family moves, and other routine causes of attrition. However, several of these staff vacancies occurred Read More
Working remotely was a necessity for many people during COVID-19 lockdowns. As the proverb goes, “necessity is the mother of invention.” So, perhaps it shouldn’t surprise us that within mere months, humanity found ways to remotely accomplish all sorts of jobs that were primarily performed in person before the ...
A single stay in the hospital can result in a bewildering array of bills covering a number of services and providers. Some statements may provide scant details to justify charges while others could include descriptions or codes that make little sense to the average person.