Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
This week's top stories include U.S. Anesthesia Partners alleging UHC is "like a boa constrictor squeezing USAP-TX from all sides," Bright Health buying Zipnosis, and AstraZeneca working with Mass General Hospital on disease management.
This week's top stories include hospitals facing a long road to recovery after COVID-19's devastating winter surge, HHS Secretary nominee Xavier Becerra signaling support for virtual care and Google launching an EHR navigation tool.
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And as health systems face revenue cycle challenges due to COVID-19, one key to maintaining margins is delivering "patient-friendly" payment options, says AccessOne CEO Mark Spinner.
Angela Jordan, senior CDI consultant at TRUSTED i10, says proper medical coding can make all the difference in reimbursement.
Sheri Liebl, executive director of revenue cycle at CentraCare Health, says the healthcare system improved point of service collections by 25% by giving patients options.
This week's top stories include a push for a stronger focus on population health to improve health disparities, while drops in admissions put a financial squeeze on smaller and rural hospitals in particular.
OMNY Health co-founder and COO Sunny Grewal, whose 3.5-minute elevator pitch was the audience's top pick at the "Shark Tank"-like competition, explains how his distributed ledger tech can help hospitals monetize mounds of unused data.
As a result of patients taking on more healthcare costs, revenue cycle teams have had to figure out how to engage them and work more closely with marketing, says Will Reilly, VP of client and consumer marketing at VisitPay.
Jay Spence, vice president of healthcare solutions at Kaufman Hall's software division, says providers need a now, near and far paradigm to link strategy to a financial plan.