Tag: Healthcare Finance


Leaders of the Revenue Cycle: how will AI be used in 2024?

As revenue cycle technology has evolved, artificial intelligence has evolved from a buzzword into an established presence. Leaders in the revenue cycle and finance are looking to AI to automate tasks and streamline processes, allowing them to make better use of their staffs as the sector-wide shortage of staff persists. The healthcare media previously spoke […]
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5 Qualities of a Great Physician Billing Solution

Discover the Top 5 Qualities of a Great Physician Billing Solution

Ensure you make a well-informed choice when selecting a company to manage your reimbursements. Physicians seeking to improve their reimbursement rates, financial performance, operational efficiency, or focus on patient care should consider outsourcing their billing needs. However, choosing the right physician billing service for your practice can be a challenging task, as not all services […]
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Revenue Cycle Billing Challenges

Revenue Cycle Billing Challenges: Insights from Patient Experience

To enhance the financial experience of patients, it is crucial to closely examine an organization’s billing procedure. HealthLeaders is joining the celebration of Patient Experience Week from April 23-29 by highlighting the efforts of revenue cycle leaders in establishing a favorable financial experience for patients in their organizations. With a suboptimal financial experience capable of […]
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Automating Revenue Cycle Operations Reduces Cost-to-Collect

Health systems that used automation for revenue cycle operations had an average cost-to-collect of 3.51 percent compared to 3.74 percent for those that did not use automation. Using automation for revenue cycle operations could lower hospital and health systems’ cost-to-collect by 0.25 percent, according to a survey from the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). The […]
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Prime Healthcare hospitals cut ties with UnitedHealthcare, citing low reimbursement

Prime’s New Jersey hospitals will continue to honor the rates and services in the agreements until the end of the cooling off period. The decision impacts Saint Clare’s Health in Denville, Dover and Boonton, Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark, and Saint Mary’s General Hospital in Passaic. Dr. Sonia Mehta, regional CEO and chief medical […]
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Hospitals And Health Systems Projected To Lose About $54B In Net Income In 2021

Sicker patients, fewer outpatient visits, and higher expenses for labor, drugs, and supplies will continue to damage the financial health of hospitals and health systems throughout 2021, says a new analysis released today by the American Hospital Association (AHA). Hospitals nationwide will lose about $54 billion in net income over the course of the year, […]
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Denials Management Versus Denials Avoidance: CDI Can Capitalize

Typical CDI programs are intended to drive reimbursement through diagnosis securement, contributing to improved case mix index. The COVID-19 pandemic is placing monumental financial stressors upon hospitals, with added costs to treat patients with high acuity and long length of stays, coupled with significant revenue loss associated with postponement of more profitable elective surgeries, like […]
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