Tag: Price Transparency

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Top 3 Critical Challenges for Revenue Cycle Leaders in 2024

 As we approach the end of 2023 and the holiday season draws near, revenue cycle leaders ought to contemplate including these three challenges in their organization’s roster of New Year’s resolutions. Automating Payer Processes: Similar to healthcare organizations, payers have also started embracing automated solutions, intensifying challenges in managing denials and causing delays in payment […]
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How to Improve the Front-End Revenue Cycle and Get Paid Faster

Numerous pre-claims management factors significantly influence the revenue cycle, underscoring the critical importance of optimizing front-end processes for a healthcare provider’s financial prosperity. The healthcare revenue cycle comprises three distinct phases: the front-end, mid-cycle, and back-end. While significant attention is often given to mid and back-end functions, such as coding and billing, claims management, and […]
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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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Revenue Cycle Will Be The Main Focus Of Advocacy For 2023

Each year the American Hospital Association (AHA) releases an advocacy agenda focusing on key areas in need of “critical support” for hospitals and health systems, and this year, quite a few key areas will be focused on your revenue cycle. “Hospitals and health systems are dealing with unprecedented challenges as they manage the aftershocks and […]
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Only a Few Hospitals Comply with the Price Transparency Rule

Over 1,500 hospitals reviewed in the report were noncompliant with at least one requirement of the price transparency rule between December 2022 and January 2023. Less than a quarter of hospitals are complying with the hospital price transparency rule over two years after the regulation went into effect, according to a report from PatientRightsAdvocate.org. The […]
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How The No Surprises Act Law Reshaped Medical Billing

One year ago, the United States marked a turning point for health care cost transparency with a new law aimed at helping Americans avoid unnecessary, unexpected medical debt. As of Jan. 1, 2022, health care providers and insurers are no longer allowed to sideswipe privately insured people with bills for out-of-network services. Experts say the […]
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Unpleasant Surprises Stemming From The No Surprises Act

One facility recently found that failing to get an estimate to a patient in timely fashion created more than a few headaches. This past January, immediately after the good-faith price estimate requirement for hospitals went into effect, one of my clients received a call from a patient late on a Friday to schedule a procedure […]
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60% of Consumers seek Healthcare Price Transparency

A survey shows that 60% of consumers who look for pricing information seek answers from their insurance companies, but healthcare price transparency should still be a priority for providers. Not many consumers are asking how much healthcare services cost but among those who do, they are seeking answers primarily from their insurance companies, according to […]
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