HIT Consultant: Telehealth Success Via Revenue Cycle Optimization

Vijay KotteSeptember 1, 2020

In COVID-19’s wake, providers’ financial recovery will be crucial yet daunting. U.S. hospitals and health systems stand to collectively 

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Four Actions to Jumpstart the Revenue Cycle

R1 RCMAugust 21, 2020

As healthcare organizations geared up for a new decade back in January, no one anticipated the massive disruption that COVID-19 would soon ...

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HFMA: 8 Security Tips for Remote Revenue Cycle Staff

Ken TownsendAugust 5, 2020

Poorly secured home networks. Highly accessible workstations. Use of personal laptops that don’t adhere to security standards. Each of these (and more) is a vulnerability for revenue cycle staff working at home during COVID-19. Unfortunately, with vulnerability comes opportunity for hackers to target this newly ...

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Medical Economics: Strategies for Responding to COVID-19

Richard Lopez del RinconAugust 3, 2020

With the spread of the COVID-19 virus continuing to be a top concern, patients are avoiding doctors’ offices. As a result, practices are experiencing significant financial hardships—one recent Medical Group Management Association ...

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Physicians Practice: Succeed with a Revenue Cycle Platform

Richard Lopez del RinconJuly 17, 2020

While COVID-19 has presented challenges to every healthcare industry sector, physician practices have taken some of the most significant financial hits over the past few months. A recent Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) survey found that 97 percent of practices have experienced a negative financial ...

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10 Statistics Showing How COVID-19 Has Changed the Revenue Cycle

R1 RCMJuly 6, 2020

At the end of 2019, healthcare leaders projected the upcoming year would bring more consolidation and a greater focus on consumerism. While we’re now seeing these predictions come to fruition, no one anticipated the seismic shift that would happen due to COVID-19 – and the many ways the pandemic would impact ...

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Maximizing Post-COVID Reimbursement with Revenue Integrity

Andrew StieveJuly 2, 2020

COVID-19 wreaked havoc with the healthcare industry; hospitals and health systems have lost a collective $36.6 billion over the past four months. Recovering from such a major financial hit can seem n insurmountable, however, by optimizing the middle of your revenue cycle, you can identify opportunities and begin ...

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How COVID-19 Has Emphasized the Consumer Experience

Chris IngersollJune 15, 2020

In Malcolm Gladwell’s 2000 book, The Tipping Point, he describes the advancement of “social epidemics” where a slow and steady adoption of a new cultural phenomenon or technology innovation suddenly hits an inflection point which is followed by massive adoption seemingly overnight. The innovation is ...

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Optimizing Financial Clearance to Thrive Amid COVID-19

Wanda BrooksJune 9, 2020

As both providers and patients cope with the impact of COVID-19’s high cost, little relief is in sight.

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Remote Registration Ensures Safety During COVID-19

Tom LytleJune 8, 2020

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, frontline patient registrars have provided critical assistance by scheduling and coordinating care for thousands of hospital patients.  While these roles are in high demand, they also require employees to work in high-risk environments—given the frequent face-to-face patient ...

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