- Gregory A. Freeman, February 19, 2018
Hospital CFOs are likely to welcome the most recent foray from Amazon into the healthcare market, as it should lead to lower supply costs, second only to labor as a major cost center, an investment banking analyst says.
- Christopher Cheney, February 1, 2018
Since starting cost estimations for a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services a decade ago, Oklahoma-based INTEGRIS Health has achieved a 22-fold increase in point-of-service collections.
- HealthLeaders Media News, February 1, 2018
A new CMS calculation for uncompensated care presents an opportunity and a compliance risk for DSH hospitals.
- Gregory A. Freeman, January 8, 2018
Primary care physicians get the carrot when CMS incentivizes reduced readmissions and population health, while hospitals get the stick for the same goals. Nevertheless, hospitals and health systems should benefit from physicians joining the effort.
- Christopher Cheney, January 5, 2018
Indiana's largest health system has used a 13-fold increase in its financial-adviser staff to drive down the number of uninsured patients by helping them acquire health insurance.
- Julie Auton, February 15, 2018
These are the among the questions that 50 of the nation’s top revenue cycle vice presidents share at the annual HealthLeaders Revenue Cycle Exchange.
- Gregory A. Freeman, January 22, 2018
CMS recently announced a new version of its bundled payments program, with more incentives to participate. Doctors can qualify for higher payments under MACRA, an advantage for hospitals looking to affiliate with physician groups.
- Gregory A. Freeman, January 15, 2018
With the healthcare industry landscape so uncertain, CFOs are feeling pressure to 'advise on the financial impact every decision an organization makes.'