Entrepreneur Magazine: Top 10 CTOs To Watch In 2022

Srivatsa KRMarch 17, 2022

CTOs are undoubtedly the backbones of the most successful companies.

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HFM: Revenue Cycle Staff Shortages Push Leaders to Adapt Quickly

Lisa EramoMarch 8, 2022

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 ...

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HFM: How LifePoint Health Revamped its Revenue Cycle

Jason RossMarch 7, 2022

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 ...

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ACPA Newsletter: Cancelled Surgery – Change the Status?

Dr. Ronald HirschFebruary 9, 2022

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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RACMonitor: Important Message from Medicare – Answers to Pending Questions

Dr. Ronald HirschFebruary 4, 2022

You have questions, we have answers.

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RACMonitor: Barrows v. Becerra – The Prelude to Another Required Beneficiary Notice?

Dr. Ronald HirschFebruary 4, 2022

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.

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RACMonitor: CMS Updates Important Message from Medicare Instructions

Dr. Ronald HirschJanuary 25, 2022

The changes will become effective in about three months, giving providers time to modify processes.

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RACMonitor: CMS Pushes Forward with Guidance on Alzheimer’s Drug

Dr. Ronald HirschJanuary 20, 2022

Clinical trials for the medication showed no significant improvement in patients.

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HFMA: New Surprise Billing Regulations - Assessing Patient Network Status

Nick HutJanuary 10, 2022

  • With new surprise billing regulations in place, providers should ensure they have efficient processes for gauging whether a patient is in-network.
  • For some providers, the task may prove to be more trouble than it’s worth in terms of opportunities to balance-bill patients.
  • The new regulations make communication ...

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HFMA: Surprise Billing Regulations and How Providers Should Prepare

Nick HutDecember 20, 2021

  • Providers have had a mere three months to implement the processes needed to comply with a new requirement to furnish uninsured patients with good-faith price estimates ahead of services.
  • A key early step for any provider is to determine whether it generally will be the entity responsible for providing estimates, i.e., the ...

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