Evaluating RCM Technology Through Three Different Stakeholder Lenses

R1 RCMFebruary 1, 2023

RCM outsourcing and technology go hand-in-hand. The robust technology offered by outsourcing partnerships can offer streamlined workflows, intelligent automation, and unparalleled accuracy, all of which can lead to reduced costs and increased revenue collections. These benefits are a big reason why

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RACmonitor: Warning: Medicare Rates Up in 2023

Dr. Ronald HirschJanuary 27, 2023

EDITOR’S NOTE: Listen to Dr. Ronald Hirsch’s live reporting Monday on Monitor Mondays with Chuck Buck at 10 Eastern.

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The Future of Good Faith Estimates Under the No Surprises Act

R1 Regulatory TeamJanuary 18, 2023

The No Surprises Act of the 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act (“NSA”) established requirements for healthcare providers to deliver Good Faith Estimates (“GFEs”) for scheduled services or upon patient request. 

Key Takeaways: 

  1. Indefinite extension  of co-provider and co-facility enforcement ...

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Hospital Price Transparency: Lessons Learned, Best Practices

R1 Regulatory TeamDecember 19, 2022

Federal price transparency requirements for hospitals from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) provide patients with an unprecedented amount of insight into the costs for medical services.1  

 

In theory, more pricing information should ...

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The Benefits of RCM Global Delivery:  Five Myths Busted

R1 RCMDecember 13, 2022

While the healthcare industry continues to climb its way out of a pandemic, it’s also facing unprecedented challenges, including severe labor shortages and shrinking margins. What if there was a  global delivery model that could help the industry during this challenging time? 

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Revenue cycles challenged by mandates of No Surprises Act

Susan MorseDecember 5, 2022

The No Surprises Act has reportedly done its job in preventing an estimated nine million surprise medical bills since going into effect at the start of this year, ...

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Medical Practice Management:  Three Success Drivers for 2023

R1 RCMDecember 2, 2022

2023 is approaching fast.   Are you ready for the new challenges that you'll face?  Are you confident that your practice management systems and processes are as efficient as they could be?   Is your revenue cycle optimized for success?

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Three Things Your Anesthesia Billing Company Should Be Doing

R1 RCMNovember 10, 2022

It's common for anesthesia practices to turn to anesthesia billing companies for revenue cycle support.  But is your billing company doing what it should be doing for your physician group?  

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HFM: No Surprises Act Regulations Remain Moving Target for Compliance

Nick HutNovember 3, 2022

Amid all the rules stemming from the No Surprises Act, a looming mandate for providers to send cost estimates to health plans looks like the biggest stress inducer.

 

Various regulations under the No Surprises Act have created strain for healthcare finance professionals since the initial rules were published in mid-2021, ...

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A Holistic Approach to Patient Payments Engages Patients Early

Michelle BraymerOctober 26, 2022

The numbers are sobering. Two-thirds of medical debt for Americans is the result of a one-time or short-term medical ...

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