1. CMS' outpatient payment rule for 2021: 5 things to know Full story
2. 8 health systems with strong finances Full story
3. 577 VCU Health employees join Ensemble Health in RCM outsource Full story
4. Calling all Finance & Revenue Cycle Leaders - We'd love your feedback by participating in the 2020 Financial Conversation Survey for Hospitals and Health Systems. Click here to participate.
5. Tennessee hospital blames involuntary diversion for closure Full story
6. Montefiore alerts patients of privacy breach linked to billing scam: 4 details Full story
7. Biden narrows picks to lead HHS, FDA Full story
8. What do nearly 4k patients say about the healthcare financial experience? Click here to see the results of the 2020 survey.
9. Viewpoint: Congress must prevent 'devastating' Medicare reimbursement cuts Full story
10. COVID-19 sidelines 1,100 Cleveland Clinic workers Full story
11. Prior authorization, denials contribute to clinician burnout, AHA says Full story
12. The right technology can automate several AR processes. Click here to learn how to boost collections and efficiency.
13. Moody's revises for-profit hospital outlook to stable, warns of cost-management difficulty Full story
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Becker's Learning Opportunities
1. Help your patients feel safe when returning for care they delayed by employing these action items. Click here for a roadmap to recovery.
2. Continuous clinical surveillance may be the key to mitigating adverse events for good. Click here to lean more.
3. Is your health system in compliance with the new CMS Condition of Participation? Click here for a compliance checklist and to find out if you meet minimum requirements.