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R1 RCMDecember 8, 2019

Five Ways to Increase Patient Volume and Grow Your Medical Practice

Since the beginning of the Affordable Care Act enrollment, approximately 20 million uninsured Americans have gained insurance coverage. This provides ...

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Joe Polaris for HIT ConsultantOctober 30, 2019

How Intelligent Automation Can Address Three Revenue Cycle Challenges

Artificial intelligence (AI) has received a lot of buzz and been positioned as the central healthcare technology needed to solve many financial challenges and digitally transform internal operations. However, if you’re looking for practical solutions that can address variable activities and complete ...

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Joe PolarisAugust 26, 2019

Use Revenue Cycle Improvements to Clear The Path To Patient Satisfaction

Although patient-centered strategies are a common topic of debate in hospitals and health systems these days, it’s striking how seldom revenue cycle factors into the discussion. The lack of correlation between financial conversations and patient satisfaction is especially interesting given the prevalent role of ...

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Joe Polaris for MGMAJuly 15, 2019

Nurture Patient Satisfaction with Revenue Cycle Transformation

Patient satisfaction, loyalty and retention — these are the lifeblood of any medical group. But in today’s ever-evolving healthcare landscape, how do you authentically and successfully nurture them?

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Patient Experience
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Joe Polaris for Medical EconomicsApril 10, 2019

Financial transparency: The key to patient satisfaction

Physicians must offer more than just clinical excellence to satisfy today’s patients. With high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) and rising out-of-pocket costs, clinicians also must be prepared to provide a positive financial experience for patients. 

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Richard Lopez del RinconFebruary 14, 2019

Five Ways Providers Can Improve Front End Processes to Maximize Reimbursement

In order to maintain financial stability in an ever changing industry, healthcare providers need to develop a better understanding of the impact front end processes have on the revenue cycle. With this in mind, let’s take a look at five ways providers can drastically improve office flow and maximize reimbursement ...

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David MoyeJanuary 31, 2019

Are Medical Super Groups the Answer to Succeeding in Value-Based Reimbursement?

Moving toward a value-based methodology has proven to be burdensome for independent medical practices. With the shift, practices tend to face small group discrimination, escalating administrative loads and costly technology requirements.

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Maren KiemenDecember 28, 2018

Five Ways to Build a Successful Physician Referral Network

Physicians often rely on referrals for new patient flow through their practice. Unfortunately, most doctors network incorrectly, inconsistently and ineffectively. Having a consistent effort toward building and maintaining a healthy referral network could be the key to resolving these problems and, in turn, ...

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Patient Experience
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Revenue Cycle

Joe Polaris for Becker's Hospital CFO ReportNovember 7, 2018

How to Increase Revenue? Give Patients the Financial Experience They Desire

Health systems exist to care for patients; they truly want to provide the best outcomes and a great experience for every patient. Yet when it comes to the financial side of care, there is usually a sizable disconnect between the desired experience and the reality.

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HFMAJuly 30, 2018

Healthcare Finance Industry Names Leading Innovators

Providing an indication of where the healthcare finance industry is headed, stakeholders recently selected a patient revenue cycle system and a telemonitoring company as leading innovators.

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