CTOs are undoubtedly the backbones of the most successful companies.
The pandemic-driven workforce shortage is leading to significant changes in revenue cycle management operations at many hospitals and health systems.
Changes include the greater use of remote workers, soaring wage costs, implementation of sign-on bonuses, the outsourcing of jobs and greater use of automation, all of which ...
After two years of operating during the pandemic, hospital organizations such as LifePoint Health continue to face financial challenges.
Labor and supply costs increased by 14% and 13%, respectively, between 2020 and 2021, and Kaufman Hall projects hospitals’ losses for 2021 could amount to $53 billion under an ...
The flip flop by CMS on the Inpatient Only List (IOL) has left many with their head spinning, and with good reason. First they remove 298 surgeries from the list, including many where patients always stay over two midnights, leading to education sessions and program redesigns to get status correct. Then CMS says “never mind” and puts most of ...
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Hospitals need to ensure that patients are placed in the right status from the start, so that patients have access to the benefits available to them.
The changes will become effective in about three months, giving providers time to modify processes.
Clinical trials for the medication showed no significant improvement in patients.