With high deductible healthcare plans becoming the new normal, it is more important than ever that patients understand all of their financial options. When consumers
Stories About Doctors, Patients, and Healthcare IT
As patient financial responsibility continues to climb, providers are adopting strategies to bolster their bottom lines and protect their patients from financial hardships. The COVID-19
In order for organizations to get paid accurately and on time, organizations (large or small) must have a high level of revenue cycle efficiency. Because
Digital transformation efforts in healthcare are driving the demand for automation in revenue cycle operations, especially as organizations seek to efficiently capture revenue while lowering
The federal Hospital Price Transparency Rule went into effect on January 1, 2021 and a similar Indiana price transparency law is also set to go in effect
In recent years, telehealth has grown in popularity, but 2020 was its banner year. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth usage exploded.
In part 3 of this series, we explore the post-appointment stage of healthcare claim lifecycles and how audits can help maximize revenue collection.
In part 2 of this series, we explore the appointment stage of healthcare claim lifecycles and how organization can help maximize revenue collection.
In part 1 of this series, we explore the pre-appointment stage of healthcare claim lifecycles and how to prepare ahead of time to maximize revenue.
The United States spends twice as much on healthcare than other comparable high-income nations, but we still have some of the worst healthcare outcomes. When
The recent passing of price transparency legislation has compounded the conversations we have been having nationwide about rising health care costs and what we can
Upfront payment estimates and digital payment options are two ways technology can transform the patient financial experience.
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, patient cancellations and communications have risen dramatically. Here are three strategies for reaching patients when they need it most.
When it comes to evaluating whether treatment has had a good outcome, a patient, a healthcare provider, and an insurance company might not always be on the same page.
CMS price transparency measures must be implemented by January 1st. Healthcare organizations must act now to make sure they comply.
Here are 3 digital healthcare strategies that can help you overcome operational challenges during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Due to COVID-19 challenges, healthcare staff and patients are embracing more automated healthcare technologies and telehealth strategies.
Doctors are charged with doing so much these days, its nearly impossible for them to treat patients and look up the cost of the procedures they are recommending simultaneously. This leads to a lot of upset patients who cannot afford the treatment plans that are prescribed.
We interviewed Dr. Bob Crittenden, the Executive in Residence at Cambia Grove, to learn how affordability affects a patient’s access to care.
In part three of our series, Decoding the Medical Bill Mystery, we discuss how to fight it via preparation, a checklist, and an appointment.
In part two of our Medical Bill Mystery series, we discuss the common reasons why it happens so you can understand and better prepare to fight it.
Have you ever received a mystery medical bill for a service you’ve long forgotten? Learn why and how this happens in part one of our series.
Can you name three best practices for improving healthcare price transparency? Let’s start with upfront financial discussions, how, and why.
With more Americans out of work than ever before, here are 4 revenue cycle inefficiencies that you can address to improve your cashflow.
We interviewed Dr. Kent Huston, MD, CPE, to learn about legacy healthcare software, its impact on productivity, and the potential for AI.
Appealing a medical claim decision can be frustrating and tiresome. Following these 4 steps can make it easier and more successful.
Your Explanation of Benefits Statement is a window into your medical billing history. Review it carefully to make sure you actually received the service billed.
Medical billing errors are common and they could be costing you money. Learn how to understand your medical bill in 5 easy steps.
Transparent pricing can serve as a guide to determine the best course of treatment for a patient while keeping costs firmly in mind.
With COVID-19 cases and healthcare costs increasing, it’s more and more necessary to understand what your health insurance plan will cover.
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak Highlights the Need for Greater Transparency in the Healthcare Industry
As the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise, people are becoming more concerned about prevention, testing, and possible treatment.
To cultivate patient confidence, companies must invest in technology that seamlessly integrates medical and financial data to deliver pricing information to patients, physicians, and staff in real-time.
Looking at the current healthcare landscape, it seems healthcare appointments are struggling to keep up despite the last 10 years of innovation.
A lack of price transparency is failing patients. Without it, patients cannot seek out the highest quality healthcare at the lowest cost, and doctors and administrators can’t make cost-conscious decisions.
The cost of health care in the United States remains a challenging puzzle for patients and providers. Absent of clear, easy-to-understand pricing guidelines that span across state lines, many struggle to determine the actual price of a medical procedure.
Technology can transform data into actionable insights for providers needing to meet the demands of value-based care and consumerism in healthcare.
As providers engage in complex payment models and collect more from patients, they must learn to automate key functions to improve healthcare revenue efficiency.
Since the physician-patient relationship is the base for the entire healthcare system, providers are the ideal group to enable patient price transparency.
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