Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

Kidneys showing up as red on an otherwise black-and-white X-ray
By Kat Jercich 09:10 am January 08, 2021
"If you look at what patients want, more than anything they'd like to have an implantable kidney. But innovation has not been forthcoming."
Distressed senior with paperwork
By Mallory Hackett 10:19 am January 07, 2021
Northwell reportedly sued thousands of patients last year for unpaid medical bills averaging $1,700.
A booth with an Optum logo
By Kat Jercich 11:10 am January 06, 2021
The companies pointed to the potential to reduce administrative waste, inform patient care decisions and improve payment systems across the industry.
Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett was one of the founders of Haven, which is calling it quits after a 3-year run. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

By Susan Morse 10:44 am January 05, 2021
When formed in January 2018, the joint venture was expected to up-end the healthcare industry.
Gov. Charlie Baker at a lectern

Paul Marotta/Getty Images

By Kat Jercich 04:22 pm January 04, 2021
The new legislation would implement permanent rate parity for virtual behavioral health services, among its other provisions.
An artificial cloud in a room
By Mike Miliard 11:24 am January 04, 2021
More than half of tech leaders polled by IBM say their organizations' digital transformation efforts are lagging – and they're looking for partners to help with managed services.
A doctor on a laptop
By Kat Jercich 01:24 pm December 29, 2020
A couple said they'd requested genetic testing during pregnancy that was never performed; their lawyer points to the facility's electronic health record as a possible cause.
Aetna building

"Aetna Office Bldg II" by Montgomery County Planning Commission, licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

By Kat Jercich 02:25 pm December 28, 2020
Aetna, which contracts with EyeMed to provide vision benefit services for members, said an EyeMed email mailbox was accessed by an unauthorized individual earlier this year.
Sun River Health’s Jeannette J. Phillips Health Center

Sun River Health’s Jeannette J. Phillips Health Center (Credit: Arch-Imagery Photography).

By Bill Siwicki 11:29 am December 28, 2020
Protecting its patients from COVID-19, the 64-site health center moved from very limited telemedicine capabilities to wide-ranging virtual care supported by an FCC grant.
The move to value and care coordination is expected to accelerate in 2021.
By Susan Morse 05:24 pm December 23, 2020
CMMI is expected to release fewer, but bigger payment models and more that are mandatory.