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September 04, 2013
Two new provider alliances demonstrate how Central Florida health systems are reducing costs and deepening care coordination by extending their capabilities.
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August 28, 2013
State-of-the-art revenue cycle technologies can not only speed up the claims submission and payment process, but also make the lives of business office staff much easier. Here are 4 key technologies that help providers collect what they're owed.
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August 20, 2013
Florida's Shands Healthcare has agreed to pay $26 million to settle overbilling allegations.
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August 16, 2013
Hospitals and patient advocacy groups were among organizations awarded $67 million in federal grants Thursday to help people sign up for coverage in new online health insurance marketplaces that open for enrollment Oct. 1.
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August 15, 2013
Lean may be the biggest craze these days in creating efficiencies in hospitals and health systems, but some facilities are having success with a process that got its start at NASA.
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August 05, 2013
Medicare will levy $227 million in fines against hospitals for failing to reduce readmissions.
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July 30, 2013
On July 26, 2013, CMS announced temporary moratoria on enrollment of new home health providers and ambulance suppliers under Medicare, Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) in three parts of the country identified as "fraud hot-spots."
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July 25, 2013
The topic of why it costs more to treat patients in some areas of the country than in others has caused feuds among researchers. Given the decades-long argument, a new IOM report is likely to only add fuel to the fire.
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July 25, 2013
Some of the most challenging aspects for payers to prepare for operating on the exchanges have to with the basics, such as products, rates and service models.
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July 19, 2013
CA and IASIS Healthcare today announced the signing of a definitive agreement for the sale of three Tampa Bay hospitals—Palms of Pasadena Hospital, Memorial Hospital of Tampa and Town & Country Hospital—by IASIS to HCA West Florida.
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July 03, 2013
Healthcare staffing provider Soliant Health announced the top 20 winners of its fifth annual Most Beautiful Hospitals in the U.S. awards.
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June 28, 2013
A recent study of more than 400 employees in professional and administrative occupations found that there is an optimum level of workaholism for achieving job effectiveness and positive health but extremes are dangerous.
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June 20, 2013
Every hospital supply chain administrator fantasizes of an efficient way to create transparency in supply expense reporting and find cost savings. Administrators at Arizona's Banner Health made their fantasy a reality, creating a supply chain blue book.
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June 19, 2013
The Affordable Care Act has brought about financial uncertainty for many health systems, which makes it all the more important for those negotiating contracts with unions to move those negotiations out of the hands of the human resources department and into teams created for the purpose.
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June 18, 2013
As most everyone in the healthcare industry knows, mergers, acquisitions and partnerships have been increasing, but the reasons behind this and the forms these partnerships take, are changing.
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June 18, 2013
With so many reimbursement considerations to think about with the transition to ICD-10, such as reduced cash flow and an increase in denials and audits, the best defense for healthcare systems is to know what to expect and begin preparing for the changes now.
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June 17, 2013
For many small, community stand-alone health systems across the country, eventually merging with another larger healthcare organization remains a distinct possibility. Until that day arrives though -- if it does at all -- these organizations must continue to focus their efforts on meeting the quality care needs of the local community.
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June 17, 2013
Selecting the "right" collection agency partner is critical for providers, a panel of experts said Monday at the Healthcare Financial Management Association's ANI 2013 conference in Orlando, Fla.
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June 12, 2013
One of the toughest challenges in the transition to ICD-10 is engaging physicians in the process and building a collaborative infrastructure. That's the focus of the education session, Preparing and motivating physicians for the ICD-10 challenge, on Sunday, June 16, at the Healthcare Financial Management Association's ANI 2013 conference in Orlando, Fla.
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June 12, 2013
As employers and individuals seek ways to squeeze more value out of their healthcare dollars, their demand for solid pricing and quality data is growing. Bob Kocher, a partner at venture capital firm Venrock and a former special assistant to the president for healthcare and economic policy in the Obama administration, will detail the path toward better pricing and quality data on Wednesday, June 19, at the Healthcare Financial Management Association's ANI 2013 in Orlando, Fla.
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