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Growing economy increases Medicaid returns for some providers

Growing economy increases Medicaid returns for some providers

With an improving fiscal climate, some states are paying their Medicaid providers more. More…

Medicare outpatients pay much more at critical access hospitals

Medicare outpatients pay much more at critical access hospitals

Many Medicare beneficiaries treated at primarily rural "critical access" hospitals end up paying…

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Ochsner Health System Rises to the Challenge of Healthcare Reform

Ochsner Health System Rises to the Challenge of Healthcare Reform

Healthcare reforms have prompted hospitals across the country to improve cost efficiencies…

How Healthcare Reform Impacts Your Revenue Cycle

How Healthcare Reform Impacts Your Revenue Cycle

A dramatic increase in the number of patients insured by high-deductible, high-copay plans has led to providers…

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Healthcare M&A to continue in 2015, KPMG survey says

Healthcare M&A to continue in 2015, KPMG survey says

Mergers and acquisition activity in the health and life sciences sector is expected to keep gaining momentum in 2015, a new survey released Tuesday claimed.

Healthcare spending growth falls to 1960 levels, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services report says

Healthcare spending growth falls to 1960 levels, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services report says

National health spending grew 3.6 percent in 2013, the lowest annual increase since the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) began tracking the statistic in 1960, officials said Wednesday.

Healthcare providers increase reliance on demand forecasting

Healthcare providers increase reliance on demand forecasting

An increasing number of healthcare organizations are turning to demand forecasting, crunching numbers to help them determine potential device usage, patient demand and even to decide whether or not to build new facilities.

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A Healthy Solution for El Camino Hospital: Case Study

A Healthy Solution for El Camino Hospital: Case Study

The Accounts Payable team of El Camino Hospital was looking for a robust and reliable technology that could provide greater benefits and growth opportunities than their existing payment solution. After reviewing a number of options, El Camino chose American…

Ochsner Health System Rises to the Challenge of Healthcare Reform

Ochsner Health System Rises to the Challenge of Healthcare Reform

Healthcare reforms have prompted hospitals across the country to improve cost efficiencies wherever they can. In response, the accounts payable department of Southern Louisiana's Ochsner Health System discovered a solution that helped improve cash management while…

Case Study: An Integrated Health System

Case Study: An Integrated Health System

A major integrated health system in the Northeast was growing rapidly and in need of a payment solution to reduce the amount of paper and checks processed and help bring efficiencies to their cash flow management, as well as improve vendor relationships.

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