Value-Based Reimbursement: The Future of Healthcare

Brian BellamyJune 28, 2022

Over the past several years, healthcare has begun the move toward the adoption of value-based reimbursement (VBR). The transition is picking up speed as the industry begins to emerge from the COVID pandemic.

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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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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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Chief Healthcare Executive: CMS' Price Transparency Rule

Ogi KwonApril 22, 2021

The new federal price transparency law took effect January 1, 2021, yet many hospitals – still focused on financial recovery in COVID-19’s wake – were not prepared to become fully compliant by this date.  In this Chief Healthcare Executive video interview, Ogi Kwon – Manager, Advisory & Assurance in R1’s regulatory division – ...

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A Strategy to Eliminate Fixed Costs From the Hospital Revenue Cycle

Peter A. HallApril 21, 2021

Just days into 2021, industry leaders such as KaufmanHall began projecting that hospitals and health systems were in for another tumultuous financial year: in addition to recovering from ...

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Getting the Greatest ROI from Revenue Cycle Automation

Philip MilsomMarch 10, 2021

A year after operating margins dipped into negative numbers and YOY revenues decreased as much as

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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 remote workforce and access ...

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Inside Digital Health: Price Transparency is Top Revenue Cycle Trend for 2020

Chris IngersollDecember 9, 2019

At long last, healthcare is starting to act on the realization that we must embrace a consumer approach to the healthcare financial experience. While the concept of revenue cycle consumerism has been discussed for years now, 2020 is the year when we might finally see the adoption of real solutions. That’s because next year promises to be ...

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Rethinking Revenue Cycle Management

R1 RCMNovember 8, 2019

As revenues decline and consumerism rises, managing the revenue cycle effectively has become increasingly challenging for today’s healthcare leaders. Here, Joe Polaris, senior vice president of product and technology, and Wesley Arnett, executive vice president of deployment for R1 RCM, discuss options healthcare leaders have in outsourcing ...

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Becker's Hospital Review: Why Prevention is the Best Medicine for Clinical Denials

Becker's Hospital ReviewApril 29, 2019

Clinical denials are a fact of life for hospitals. Providers must contend with a number of government audits conducted by several different organizations. On the private payer side, hospitals must comply with complex approval processes related to prior authorizations, admission status and medical necessity.

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