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.
The HHS secretary’s words of support coincide with a number of other promising signs for burgeoning acceptance and application of the technology.
The budget deal passed by Congress delays for two years $2 billion in cuts to disproportionate share payments. Safety net providers say that the additional time can be used to fashion a long-term solution for uncompensated care costs.
When quality metrics are too numerous or complicated, they create ‘roadblocks to quality care,’ said CMS administrator.
The Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), which has had 15 empty seats since it was formed, is on the chopping block amid negotiations on Capitol Hill.
CMS released a table of Alternative Payment Models for 2018, displaying changes and new designs involving MIPS and Advanced APMs.
The January/February edition reflects a renewed commitment to cut through the clutter and deliver the information and analysis that healthcare leaders need.
Forget shortcuts. Focus on relationships and education.
Doctors are ordering more advanced laboratory and genetic tests than ever before, and the reimbursement cost can hit health plans hard. Expenses can be cut without harming patients, one expert says.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration cannot adequately account for more than $7 billion paid to Medicaid insurance providers in 2016, an audit released Tuesday found.