In one of the bigger ironies of the Affordable Care Act era, when millions of people have gained access to insurance, many providers are reporting an increase in bad debt. The reason: More [...]
Hospitals and patients alike consider patient billing to be a complex process - but it doesn't have to be.
There is a massive shift in healthcare today that will change the way in which all of us interact with hospitals. And I’m not speaking about actual medical care or even the quality of the [...]
ACA-offered high-deductible plans will impact your hospital's bottom line - and here's how.
Hospitals continue to prepare to see more patients this year under health reform's coverage expansion.
New studies found even patients with insurance have difficulties paying for medical care and even go into debt to do so.
Many patients claim they have been billed for preventative care services, which should be more affordable under health care reform.
Hospitals have the opportunity to facilitate payments from low-income patients by improving their satisfaction with care quality.
In recent years, hospital executives have gone back and forth about whether to replace their RCM systems. Perhaps the decision is not about to replace or not, but how to optimize the system [...]
Hospitals need to focus on reducing their level of uncompensated care in 2014 to maintain financial stability.