Hospitals and physician groups are facing what is perhaps the greatest recent challenge to their bottom lines—the growing portion of the medical bill that is charged to patients. While in the past healthcare providers have shrinking reimbursements..
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As the market responds to continued pressure to reduce healthcare costs – and with costs expected to consume 20% of the US economy by 2020 – the march to value-based care will pick up speed in 2017. Healthcare pundits have been focusing on how the ACA..
No matter what changes occur around the Affordable Care Act (ACA), there’s one certainty: patient financial responsibility will continue to make up a greater and greater portion of healthcare organizations’ revenue, a fact that is as true for..
As the rules and requirements around health insurance continue to increase in complexity, and financial pressures intensify due to the transition from fee-for-service to value-based billing, more healthcare providers are beginning to look to..
CMS recently released the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) Final Rule for 2017. For organizations that have provider-based clinics, this year’s final rule offers guidance as to the changes in how reimbursement will be handled. Let’s take a..