Christopher Cheney is the senior finance editor at HealthLeaders Media.
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.
Dignity Health's physician group cut patient increased cash collection and cut patient bills in accounts receivable.
National urology association estimates that its alternative payment model could save Medicare $51 million in five-year period.
Wisconsin health system trains registration and scheduling staff to conduct sometimes-difficult financial conversations with patients.
A Pennsylvania health system has scheduled 145,000 same-day appointments in this year’s debut of the offering, and they now make up 15% of its primary care visits.
The investor-service company gauges impact of new 'association' health plans, expanded short-term insurance, and elimination of subsidies on the Obamacare exchanges.
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Research released today shows that hospitals acquired in an M&A deal often struggle to generate financial gains from economies of scale in the first two years after the transaction.
Critics call the three-day inpatient stay requirement for patients to qualify for Medicare coverage at a skilled nursing facility archaic, irrelevant, and a threat to patient safety.
An analysis of Virginia insurance claims indicates there are practical opportunities to slash billions of dollars in wasteful healthcare spending nationwide, researchers say.