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Gundersen Health chiefs blast Health Affairs study that dubbed nonprofit hospital most profitable

Gundersen Health chiefs blast Health Affairs study that dubbed nonprofit hospital most profitable

Gundersen Health CEO Scott Rathgaber and CFO Dara Bartels have…

Humana may exit a few state marketplaces over Obamacare losses, company says

Humana may exit a few state marketplaces over Obamacare losses, company says

Humana may become the second major insurer to exit the exchange business in…

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Improving the Predictability of Healthcare Payments Using CMS Standards

Improving the Predictability of Healthcare Payments Using CMS Standards

Learn how utilizing a Medicare baseline provides a straightforward, replicable model for…

Using Analytics to Improve Costs and Quality

This case study illustrates how a payer with 10 accountable care arrangements and a number of other provider…

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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.

Truven names top 15 health systems in America

Truven names top 15 health systems in America

According to Truven, the firm analyzed nine quality metrics to come up with the rankings, which break down by size of the health system.

Biggest healthcare frauds in 2015: Running list

Biggest healthcare frauds in 2015: Running list

Already, 2015 has seen a host of major fraud news involving dozens of individuals and amounting to millions in abuse, often related to Medicare fraud.

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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…

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.

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…