This week's 5 must-reads for hospital RCM leaders

Here are five articles recently published by Becker's Hospital Review on revenue cycle management tips, insights into healthcare affordability and more.

1. Healthcare less affordable than other basic needs for many Texans: 5 poll findings
Healthcare affordability is a primary financial concern for Texans, according to a new Kaiser Family Foundation/Episcopal Health Foundation poll of Texas residents.

2. 4 recent RCM tips
Here are four revenue cycle management tips from industry experts, published by Becker's Hospital Review on or after June 28.

3. Change Healthcare introduces consumer payment solution
Change Healthcare revealed a new payer solution designed to help health plans improve patients' financial experience.

4. Illinois hospital improves revenue cycle performance by taking a unique approach to Cerner software implementation
CGH Medical Center in Sterling, Ill., decided to take what it sees as a unique approach to implement new revenue cycle software.

5. Surprise billing should be addressed by private insurers, not Medicare, American College of Radiology contends
The American College of Radiology has come out against provisions to curb surprise billing s in CMS' 2019 Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System proposed rule.

 

More articles on healthcare finance:

Ingenious Med names new CEO: 4 things to know
Fitch addresses rating changes: Recent downgrades aren't 'harbingers' of a trend
RCM tip of the day: Use technology as part of a denials program

 

 

 

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