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KPMG acquiring Beacon Partners

KPMG acquiring Beacon Partners

The integration will give providers additional expertise as they navigate ICD-10, meaningful use, population health management,…

Coverage 'churn' plagues patients whose incomes waver near Medicaid line

Coverage 'churn' plagues patients whose incomes waver near Medicaid line

Issue raises concerns about how well the insurance marketplaces can handle the flux.

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Purchased Services: The Integration of Supply Chain and Finance

Purchased Services: The Integration of Supply Chain and Finance

Previous research has illustrated that when purchased services remain isolated in the various…

April 27th @ 2PM ET -- Predictive Analytics in Healthcare Finance

April 27th @ 2PM ET -- Predictive Analytics in Healthcare Finance

As hospitals prepare for the transition to value-based purchasing, and struggle to maintain…

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Map: See where states stand on the Medicaid expansion

Map: See where states stand on the Medicaid expansion

So far, 28 states expanded the program, with most showing a real drop in charity care and bad debt after the adoption.

Expert tips for better billing and collections in healthcare

Expert tips for better billing and collections in healthcare

Collect financial information upfront, fight insurance denials, and send a combined bill from hospital and physician among advice for hospital finance staff.

17 healthcare companies on Fortune 100 best places to work

17 healthcare companies on Fortune 100 best places to work

17 companies on the Fortune list were either healthcare providers, healthcare services firms or biotech firms.

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Clinical Quality Measures 101

Clinical Quality Measures 101

Although quality-reporting programs such as meaningful use provide incentives to help providers implement and use electronic health records (EHRs) to collect and report on clinical data, practices often need help deciding what data to collect, which measures to…

Credible, Defensible Estimates

Credible, Defensible Estimates

In healthcare, every interaction with the patient matters. Especially in today’s environment of continuous improvement, efforts have been concentrated on coordination among providers, the patient care experience and quality outcomes – all laudable goals.

Gaining Actionable Insight into Financial Systems and Areas Impacting the Revenue Cycle

Gaining Actionable Insight into Financial Systems and Areas Impacting the Revenue Cycle

Hospital systems across the country are looking to streamline their billing and collection processes to become more efficient and better compete in their markets. The challenge many face is how to turn the data that's already flowing through financial systems into…

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