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

Here are five articles recently published by Becker's Hospital Review, covering stories about coding and ICD-10, insights into helping patients pay their bills and more.

1. Change Healthcare, Amazon partner on cloud-based claims and payments network
Change Healthcare and Amazon are teaming up on a new cloud-based claims and payments network for payers and providers. 

2. 5 must-reads on coding, ICD-10
Here are five articles recently published by Becker's Hospital Review on coding and ICD-10.

3. RCM tip of the day: Help patients pay their bills
Patient payments are increasingly important to a hospital's revenue stream as people take on greater financial responsibility for their care. Amid this trend, organizations should establish programs to help patients pay their medical expenses, said Jay Garmon, product manager of patient responsibility at Waystar.

4. Waystar, Connance to combine revenue cycle operations
Revenue cycle technology companies Waystar and Connance are combining operations to expand their offerings for the healthcare industry.

5. Health IT, RCM sectors see $3.3B in mergers, acquisitions in year's first half
Greenberg Advisors, an investment bank specializing in mergers and acquisitions for revenue cycle management and health IT firms, is set to release its update analyzing M&A in the RCM and health IT sectors for the first half of 2018.

 

More articles on healthcare finance:

CMS proposes new Medicare compliance rules: 7 things to know
Waystar, Connance to combine revenue cycle operations
For-profit hospital stock report: Week of Sept. 10-14

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