Ascension's Nola Wyatt, Retired VP of Rev Cycle, Reflects on Power Partnerships Bring to RCM

Nola WyattAugust 12, 2022

No healthcare organization is fully insulated from the economic challenges wrought by the pandemic and other recent industry disruptions. In the current environment, revenue cycle management has become even more high stakes. ...

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RACMonitor: CMS Announces New Appeal Rights – Process To Be Determined

Dr. Ronald HirschAugust 12, 2022

Earlier this year, a federal appeals court issued an opinion on Barrows v. Becerra, a long-running class action lawsuit. Filed by a group of Medicare beneficiaries, the suit alleged they had to pay out of pocket for skilled nursing care—despite being hospitalized for over three days—because their stay was outpatient and did not meet the ...

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Sentara Execs Share Insights for Strong Patient Financial Engagement

Will ReillyAugust 10, 2022

The financial environment for health systems and their patients keeps getting tougher.Cascading effects of the pandemic have led toa looming recession, severe labor shortages, rising ...

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RACMonitor: Understanding the Medicare Case-By-Case Exception

Dr. Ronald HirschJuly 28, 2022

Exceptions should be never rare nor unusual.

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RACMonitor: Will Rural Emergency Hospitals Save Rural Health Care?

Dr. Ronald HirschJuly 22, 2022

All eyes are on the new proposal put forth by CMS to create Rural Emergency Hospitals.

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Becker's: What R1 RCM Learned from its Midyear Financial Trends Report

Becker's Hospital CFO ReportJuly 15, 2022

Gary Long hears a lot about the challenges facing healthcare financial leaders in his role as R1 RCM's executive vice president and chief commercial officer.

The issues that he and his team have heard anecdotally have been backed up in a midyear financial trends report released by R1 RCM in June. The company surveyed 205 CFOs and vice ...

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R1 RCM Announces 10-Year End-to-End RCM Partnership with Sutter Health

R1 RCMJuly 14, 2022

 MURRAY, Utah, July 14, 2022 – R1 RCM Inc. (NASDAQ: RCM) (“R1”), a leading provider of technology-driven solutions that transform the patient experience and financial performance of healthcare providers, announced the execution of the 10-year agreement to be the exclusive provider of ...

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RACMonitor: Issues and Implications - MedPAC to Benchmarks to KPIs

Dr. Ronald HirschJuly 10, 2022

Observations, questions and answers during a week of pontification. 

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Value-Based Reimbursement: The Future of Healthcare

Brian BellamyJune 28, 2022

Over the past several years, healthcare has begun the move toward the adoption of value-based reimbursement (VBR). The transition is picking up speed as the industry begins to emerge from the COVID pandemic.

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Action Needed: Why Medical Debt Should Concern Health Organizations

R1 Regulatory TeamJune 22, 2022

In the United States, an estimated 43 million Americans hold a total of $88 billion in medical debt on their credit reports. Patients often incur these expenses unexpectedly, leading to high rates of bankruptcy. Healthcare organizations are now facing increased scrutiny over patient billing and collection practices.

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