A Clear Path to Standardized, Medicare Cost Report Reimbursements and Cloud-based Technologies

By Dave Frank (CEO, F2 Healthcare) & Laura Gillenwater (Senior Manager, HORNE LLP)   Healthcare information technology has had a long run of standardization and continuous improvement. Companies like EPIC, Cerner, and Meditech coupled with niche bolt-ons have made their mark optimizing most parts of the revenue cycle through technology. Although there is still room [...]

By |2021-11-12T08:47:09-06:00November 12th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Denials Management – Organization for Success

Beth Jones, Director Revenue Cycle Solutions Project Manager Trilogy Revenue Cycle Solutions   The struggle to manage denials is real. Most facilities do their best to keep up but are often overwhelmed about where to start. Create a Team Create a Denials Management Team with a defined leader, C-Suite executive support, leaders from each revenue [...]

By |2021-11-12T08:47:08-06:00November 12th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Partnership

Author: Dick Williams, ARS   Partnership :  “A partnership is an arrangement between two or more people to oversee business operations and share its profits and liabilities”.  Miriam Webster Dictionary   Does the word “partnership” have a more important meaning today than ever in the world of recovering your past due accounts? In today’s highly [...]

By |2021-11-12T08:47:07-06:00November 12th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

5 Key Areas Affecting A Looming Crisis: Patients’ Lack of Access to Coverage is Leading to Billions of Dollars in Uncompensated Care

By Kemberton | October 2021 With billions of dollars at stake due to uncompensated care, healthcare providers need to rethink patient eligibility and enrollment options in light of a growing uninsured and underinsured population. The number of Americans without health insurance continues to rise.  According to the latest available data, 10.9% of non-elderly individuals in [...]

By |2021-11-12T08:47:10-06:00November 11th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Why Using Data to Hire Healthcare Providers is More Important in 2021 than Ever Before

Author: Bert Pickard, Director HORNE Healthcare Hiring is tough. Under normal circumstances, it’s challenging to staff your facility with reliable and high-quality caregivers. Not only are executive and financial leaders managing significant labor shortages, they may also find themselves wading through a labor pool that still hasn’t settled in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. [...]

By |2021-11-11T09:11:12-06:00July 1st, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Revenue Cycle Considerations for ICD 10-CM Yearly Updates

Angie Buckley, RHIT, CCS, CPC Coding Manager, Trilogy Revenue Cycle Solutions   abuckley@trilogy-health.com 601-750-5390   It’s been over 5 years since the 10th Revision of the International Classifications of Diseases with Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) came into play in the United States on October 1, 2015. This standardized reporting of diagnosis codes remains a regulatory requirement [...]

By |2021-05-17T15:13:24-05:00May 17th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Things to Consider When Searching for Your Rural Health System’s Next Financial Leader

Are you in need of a CFO or other financial director for your rural health system? Senior executives may not move on every day. But when they do leave, they're not easy to replace. Whether it's from within your organization or on the employment market, the best candidates rarely knock on your office door. They [...]

By |2021-05-17T11:20:51-05:00April 5th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

How Healthcare Organizations Can Capture All Revenue

Hospital billing departments coordinate health plan benefits every day. Typically, coordination of benefits (COB) is aided by patient registration workflows that gather basic demographic and health insurance information. But what if a patient gets hurt on the job or in an automobile accident? How well does your organization collect the information needed to coordinate liability [...]

By |2021-05-17T11:20:52-05:00April 5th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Time to Check Your Consents

Time to Check Your Consents The collection industry is undergoing many changes in communications with consumers. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has provided new rules in how contact can be made. The new rules apply to letters, texting, emails, voicemails, and phone calls. As a provider you want to make sure your collection agencies have [...]

By |2021-05-17T11:20:53-05:00April 5th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Solving the Unique Complex Claims Challenge to Optimize ROI

By: Greg Snow, Senior Vice President of Market Strategy, EnableComp   The percentage of hospitals outsourcing complex claims has doubled over the past several years. The number of complex claims outsourced to specialized, third-party companies has increased from 20.4% to 39.8% and continues to grow. [1] Nationwide, reduced operating margins require healthcare management to capture [...]

By |2021-04-05T17:09:09-05:00February 11th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments