Adventist, Ascension and LifePoint Share RCM Pressures and Solutions

R1 RCMJune 13, 2022

Every night countless healthcare financial leaders around the country lay awake contemplating three of their biggest concerns: the difficult labor market, optimizing the use of and considering new technology and improving the patient experience.

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Why Now Is The Time To Consider Full Revenue Cycle Outsourcing

R1 RCMMarch 29, 2022

Pandemic-related workforce struggles are still squeezing the bottom line at today’s healthcare organizations. Clinical labor costs have increased by an average of 8% per patient day compared with 2019, amounting to $17 million in additional annual expenses for a 500-bed hospital, Read More

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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Adventist Health Selects R1 as Patient Billing Partner in its Quest for Consumer Excellence

R1 RCMNovember 16, 2021

VisitPay to offer a seamless and complete payment experience for Adventist Health patients expanding the reach of R1’s Entri™ platform

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Becker's Hospital Review: Financial Resilience and Providing Quality Care in a COVID-19 World

Dr. Maurice AllgeierSeptember 22, 2021

Dr. Maurice Allgeier, Vice President of One Pediatrics, recently recorded a podcast with Becker's Hospital Review where he discusses how an independent practice can maintain financial resiliency during COVID-19 and why integrated care models are more important than ever. Dr. Allgeier specifically covers how One Pediatrics got more ...

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Group Practice Journal: Work Smarter Not Harder - Emerging from the Pandemic Positioned for Growth and Stability

Vijay KotteSeptember 1, 2021

Rebounding from the extreme financial strains of COVID-19 requires a hard look at your revenue cycle and how it is maintained: Where are the opportunities to improve patients’ experiences and address their demands to “go contactless”? How can your revenue cycle and front-office teams work efficiently? Are you maximizing every revenue ...

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LifePoint SVP Jason Ross Discusses Value of Rev Cycle Partnerships

Brian ZimmermanJune 3, 2021

Amid what may be healthcare’s toughest era, financial leadership currently faces the daunting task of increasing revenue while simultaneously containing costs. At the recent Becker's Hospital Review 11th Annual Meeting, Jason Ross, senior vice president of revenue and network management for LifePoint Health – a nationwide health system with 87 ...

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Becker's: 5 Key Takeaways - LifePoint's Jason Ross on RCM Partnerships

Becker's Hospital ReviewMay 14, 2021

In the wake of COVID-19, many healthcare leaders are concerned about their organization’s financial viability and are seeking new revenue cycle management (RCM) strategies to increase profitability and market share.

At the virtual Becker's Hospital Review 11th Annual Meeting, Jason Ross, senior vice president of revenue and network ...

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