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  1. AccuReg expands reach with new Tennessee office

    AccuReg, a provider of front-end revenue cycle technology, has opened its newest office in Franklin, Tenn.  By Kelly Gooch -
  2. Patient payment responsibility spiked 13% in 2015

    Patient financial responsibility has continued to increase, affecting how and when patients have paid their medical bills in the first quarter of 2016.  By Brooke Murphy -
  3. MedAssets-Precyse's nThrive unveils collections tools

    nThrive, created by the integration of MedAssets-Precyse and Equation, has launched a suite of products to help providers maximize point-of-service collections, reduce denials and implement new reimbursement models. By Brooke Murphy -

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  1. Orbograph rolls out technology to 200+ hospitals and physician groups

    Orbograph, a paper automation technology supplier, implemented its technology in more than 100 hospitals in less than six months with support for more than 30 practice management software/hospital information system integrations. Another approximately 100 physician groups and durable medical equipment companies have also been added.  By Kelly Gooch -
  2. PBMC gifted $5M to establish cardiac program

    Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead, N.Y., received a $5 million donation for its comprehensive cardiac program, one of the largest gifts in the hospital's history.  By Morgan Haefner -
  3. 4 Tips to avoid lost revenue this summer

    Summer has officially begun, and employees across the country are heading out on vacation. For the healthcare industry, which operates business as usual regardless of the season, inadequate staffing coupled with poor management of business-critical processes often negatively impact a hospital's revenue.  By Allyson Schiff Newport Credentialing Solution’s Vice President of Operations -
  4. HFMA awards Rochester Regional chapter top honors in excellence

    The Healthcare Financial Management Association awarded its highest chapter honor — the Robert M. Shelton Award — to the Rochester (N.Y.) Regional chapter at its Annual National Institute conference in Las Vegas on Monday. By Brooke Murphy -

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  1. 3M launches risk adjustment suite

    3M Health Information Systems has introduced its Patient Insights Suite designed to help providers address new delivery models under value-based care initiatives. By Brooke Murphy -
  2. Connance launches new, expanded RCM components

    Connance, a predictive analytic technology company, has unveiled new and expanded components to its revenue cycle analytics suite.  By Kelly Gooch -
  3. HFMA names individual achievement award winner: 3 quick facts

    Richard Schrock, CPA, has received the Healthcare Financial Management Association's 2016 Frederick C. Morgan Individual Achievement Award. By Brooke Murphy -
  4. Deloitte launches suite of financial management products

    Deloitte has introduced a suite of solutions aimed at helping healthcare organization administrators manage and improve financial and operational efficiencies. By Brooke Murphy -
  1. New name unveiled for RCM enterprise: 5 things to know

    MedAssets, Precyse and Equation, three organizations in revenue cycle management, health information management and analytics, have combined to create a single enterprise called nThrive.  By Kelly Gooch -
  2. McKesson unveils claims tracking solution

    McKesson Health Solutions' revenue cycle management arm, RelayHealth Financial, has introduced a new tool designed to help healthcare organizations more easily track, create and file appeals for denied claims. By Brooke Murphy -
  3. Northridge Hospital Foundation receives $2M donation to help fight cancer

    Northridge Hospital Foundation, the fundraising organization for Dignity Health's Northridge (Calif.) Hospital Medical Center, has received a $2 million donation to support cancer services at the hospital.  By Kelly Gooch -
  4. Privately insured see 37% increase in out-of-pocket costs for hospital visits

    A University of Michigan study found out-of-pocket costs for hospital visits for privately insured individuals increased 37 percent from 2009 to 2013, Bloomberg reported.  By Morgan Haefner -
  5. For-profit hospital stock report: Week of June 20-24

    Three of the major for-profit hospital operators saw their stock prices rise last week.  By Kelly Gooch -
  6. HFMA recognizes 150 organizations for patient financial communications

    At its 2016 ANI conference, the Healthcare Financial Management Association recognized 150 healthcare organizations for excellence in patient financial communication practices. By Brooke Murphy -
  7. Valeo Behavioral Healthcare to cut services to uninsured

    An array of state decisions, such as Medicaid cuts, lack of Medicaid expansion and delayed implementation of a Medicaid eligibility program, has prompted Topeka, Kan.-based Valeo Behavioral Healthcare to begin cutting services to the uninsured, The Topeka Capital-Journal reports.  By Kelly Gooch -
  8. S&P rates University of Vermont Medical Center's bonds

    S&P Global Ratings has assigned its "A-" long-term rating to $89 million series 2016 B green bonds issued on behalf of University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington by the Vermont Educational & Health Building Financing Agency.  By Ayla Ellison -
  9. Why most consumers aren't using cost comparison tools

    Consumers aren't using healthcare cost comparison tools as much as industry experts anticipated, according to The Bulletin. By Brooke Murphy -

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