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Physician Advisory
Prior Authorization

Dr. Ronald HirschJuly 6, 2020

Medicare Prior Authorization Program – 10 Things to Know

Today is the first day that prior authorization is required for Medicare beneficiaries to undergo specific surgeries. Here are the 10 things you need to know about the program.

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COVID-19
Patient Experience
Revenue Cycle

R1 RCMJuly 6, 2020

10 Statistics that Show How COVID-19 Has Changed the Revenue Cycle

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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Blog Post
COVID-19
Revenue Integrity

Andrew StieveJuly 2, 2020

Maximizing Post-COVID Reimbursement with Revenue Integrity

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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Article
Physician Advisory
Prior Authorization

Dr. Ronald HirschJune 18, 2020

Prior Authorization for Medicare Two Weeks Away

We are two weeks away from the start of the Medicare prior authorization program, and as of June 17, the Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) were required to start accepting requests.

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Consumerism
COVID-19
Patient Experience

Chris IngersollJune 15, 2020

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Emphasized the Consumer Experience

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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Collections
COVID-19
Finance

Wanda BrooksJune 9, 2020

Optimizing Financial Clearance and Advocacy to Thrive Amid COVID-19

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

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COVID-19
Patient Experience
Registration

Tom LytleJune 8, 2020

Remote Registration Ensures Patient and Staff Safety During COVID-19

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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Consumerism
COVID-19
Podcast

Chris IngersollJune 4, 2020

HFMA: Chris Ingersoll Discusses How COVID-19 Has Impacted the Future of Healthcare

Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the U.S., the healthcare industry has been speculating on the short and long-term effects. Chris Ingersoll, Vice President, Product Strategy at R1, recently recorded

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Partnership
Patient Experience
Press Release
Revenue Cycle

R1 RCMJune 3, 2020

R1 Announces Agreement to Acquire Cerner RevWorks℠

CHICAGO June 3, 2020R1 RCM Inc. (NASDAQ:RCM), a leading provider of technology-enabled revenue cycle management services to healthcare providers, today announced that it will acquire Cerner RevWorks services business and commercial, non-federal client relationships. ...

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Patient Experience
Physician Services
Press Release
Revenue Cycle

R1 RCMJune 1, 2020

R1 Drives Continued Growth in Physician Revenue Cycle Management Market with Addition of Pinnacle Dermatology

CHICAGO – June 1, 2020 – R1 RCM Inc. (NASDAQ:RCM), a leading provider of technology-enabled revenue cycle management (RCM) services to healthcare providers, announced Pinnacle Dermatology, one of the most prominent multi-state leaders in population skin health management, has selected R1’s ...

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