Revenue Cycle News Update – February 21, 2019
Welcome to our second revenue cycle news roundup of February 2019. This regular feature showcases the most vital recent news stories in healthcare IT and revenue cycle management.
Here as always are the top stories since our last news roundup, as well as what you’ll need to know in the next few weeks.
Medicare / Medicaid News
Health plans doing business in Medicare, Medicaid, ACA, are being asked to share claims data, and all information should be transferable, Verma says.
At patient check-in, our insurance eligibility verification system connects seamlessly to hundreds of payers and health plans, including Medicare and Medicaid.
Hospital bad debt from Medicare fell by 10 percent a year when providers found Medicaid eligibility for insured patients, a new analysis finds.
Often the difference between prompt payment or even being paid is knowing patient’s benefits, upfront. We can help you determine that eligibility, quickly and easily. Schedule a demo today.
Private Payer News
Finance leaders are worried about the changing landscape, and many feel unprepared for what’s to come.
Our easy-to-use insurance eligibility verification software gives you confidence you know what each patient’s benefits are, up front.
Hospital CFOs do not have the financial planning tools to manage evolving business and care delivery changes, like value-based reimbursement, a survey shows.
Facing significant reimbursement challenges, healthcare finance leaders must effectively leverage technology and collaborate across the enterprise to navigate the financial shifts.
Verifying and understanding patient insurance eligibility up front, at check in, is a vital first step in managing the payment landscape.
Hospitals are concerned their clinical documentation and coding processes are resulting in lost or decreased revenue, a new survey shows.
Getting help collecting from your insurance-eligible self-pays, on the other hand, can increase and accelerate revenue generation!
It’s not for cost-savings on storage and compute. Instead, NewYork-Presbyterian, Mercy and Humana are harnessing the cloud to improve patient and clinician experience.
Our cloud-based insurance eligibility verification system helps providers increase revenue collection and reduce DSO without IT investments or software upgrades.
The revenue cycle is an important target for cybercriminals because of the information that flows through it.
When helping clients with insurance eligibility verification at the front end of the revenue cycle, we take data security very seriously.
Audience technology, physician champions and a meaningful dashboard are all part of the equation.
Using our Insurance Discovery software to give patients peace of mind by finding coverage they didn’t know they had, right up front, is a great way to improve the patient financial experience.
Upcoming Revenue Cycle Events
We’d love to talk! Here’s where to find us over the next few months:
February 24-27, 2019
Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel, Mobile AL
March 5, 2019
St. Paul RiverCentre, St. Paul MN
March 7, 2019
Memorial Medical Center, Springfield IL
March 27-29, 2019
Pinehurst Resort, Pinehurst NC