PMMC Healthcare Revenue Cycle Blog

Revenue Cycle Consolidation Causes Heartburn For Hospitals

Posted by Palmer Hamilton on Aug 23, 2017 4:31:48 PM

For hospitals contemplating revenue cycle solutions, it’s important to make sure your revenue cycle solutions aren’t half-baked.

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What We Learned (Part 2): 8 Points on Narrow Networking That Every Hospital Needs to be Aware Of

Posted by Greg Kay on Aug 18, 2017 9:44:55 AM

This webinar has taught us a lot about a program in the healthcare industry commonly referred to as narrow networks. We learned about the pros and cons for adopting this type of system, the growing trend of employers offering this to their employees, and most importantly, the value of knowing the contracted terms before entering into these agreements. So, with that being said, what’s the biggest piece of advice we can take away from this presentation?:

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What We Learned (Part 1): How Narrow Networks Impact Healthcare Providers

Posted by Greg Kay on Aug 17, 2017 2:28:31 PM

During our recent webinar session “Intro to Narrow Networks: What’s the Impact on Healthcare Providers?” we polled healthcare providers on several topics around narrow networks.

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Stats on Narrow Networks

Posted by Brad Olin on Aug 15, 2017 8:45:00 AM
Narrow Networks have become increasingly popular among providers looking to provide patients with a comparable quality of care at lower premiums. Here's a look at some stats showing its current success rate:
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What We Learned (Part 1): What Hospitals Need to Know About Narrow Networks Before Joining

Posted by Greg Kay on Aug 10, 2017 9:00:00 AM

The path toward financial stability for healthcare organizations can be a bumpy road. Due to a surplus of big data, providers can utilize this information to search for any areas (aka. opportunities) where they can lower their costs by working together to create a solution that all parties can agree on. This process usually requires some give-and-take from both sides but the goal is to find new innovative means of lowering their costs, without sacrificing the quality of patient care. 

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Why Mandatory CMS Bundles Could be the Best Thing to Happen to Your System

Posted by Palmer Hamilton on Aug 7, 2017 12:09:00 PM

Much of the rhetoric surrounding mandatory bundles has been negative and defensive – i.e. how do healthcare organizations deal with these programs to prevent risk and avoid financial penalties to CMS?

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Webinar recap: Intro to Narrow Networks

Posted by Greg Kay on Jul 28, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Click here for a 20 minute intro session to Narrow Networks.

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What We Learned (Part 3): Q&A "Adapting to New Reimbursement Models: How to Maximize Payer Performance and Maximize Revenue"

Posted by Brad Olin on Jul 26, 2017 11:25:00 AM

During the HBI webinar "Adapting to New Reimbursement Models: How to Maximize Payer Performance and Maximize Revenue," attendees had an opportunity to ask the speakers questions about how these lessons can be applied to thier own healthcare organization. Here is a recap of the questions and answers given:  

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What We learned (Part 2): How Prepared are Healthcare Organizations for Value-Based Reimbursement?

Posted by Greg Kay on Jul 21, 2017 12:06:16 PM

During the recent national webinar session “Adapting To New Reimbursement Models - How To Measure Payer Performance And Maximize Revenue” we polled healthcare providers on several topics around value-based reimbursement contracts and payer performance and monitoring.

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What We Learned (part 1): 7 points on new reimbursement methods that every revenue management team needs to know

Posted by Greg Kay on Jul 20, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Webinar recap: "Adapting to New Reimbursement Models: How to Maximize Payer Performance and Maximize Revenue"

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