September 24th 2023
These audits hurt hospitals’ revenue cycles by increasing administrative costs and ultimately reducing reimbursement.
July 20th 2023
Even with signs of improvement, health systems still face headwinds. Suzie Desai of S&P Global Ratings provided an overview for hospital executives.
June 18th 2023
As many hospitals expand their footprint using co-management agreements, they will also be subject to greater scrutiny for anticompetitive behavior.
May 11th 2023
A new AMA analysis finds nearly half of all physicians age 55 and over have faced a lawsuit. Women doctors are less likely to be sued, the report said.
May 9th 2023
By involving clinicians at the beginning of the process, health systems can potentially improve patient care and reduce costs.
Impact of the Pandemic Year Calls for New Approaches to Patient Payment
A McKinsey survey shows four in 10 consumers do not believe their finances will return to normal until late 2021 or early 2022.
MED MOVES: No Reason for Baptist Health CEO Resignation; Rothman Plans Expansion
News in orthopedics, technology, and neurodiagnostics.
Survey of Hospital Revenue Cycle Leaders Sees a Future of More Automation, Remote Work
Besides the ability to ramp up quicky, healthcare leaders are looking for systems that can accommodate remote work—and some predict that certain workers who fled offices due to COVID-19 will never return to traditional settings.
Report: Rich Hospitals Got Richer With Federal COVID-19 Funds, While Poor Ones Suffered
HHS' formula for the Provider Relief Fund based payouts on 2019 revenues, but did not require refunds if losses failed to materialize.
Hospitals Increasingly Billing for Inpatient Stays at Highest Severity Level
Investigators at the Office of Inspector General identified trends in hospital billing and Medicare payments for stays at the highest severity level.
The Decline in Non-COVID-19 Hospitalizations Is Financially Affecting Hospitals
New data provide insight into the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on hospitals and insurers.
IBM May Sell Watson Health Unit
The company is looking to focus on cloud technology.
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