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  • Understanding the Impact of Hierarchical Condition Categories Risk Scoring on Physician Practice Payments | HFMA
    be implemented in practices without significant IT investment Recommended For Medical directors primary care physician department leaders CFOs revenue cycle managers contracting managers nursing leaders and coders Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until August 3 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speaker Becky W Cook CPA MHA Independent Consultant Michelle R McDaniel MS MBA MHP Independent Consultant Summary Value based payments have arrived for physician practices in 2015 Every time a claim is submitted with CPT and ICD codes an insurer payer plan sponsor or employer is using this data to make decisions that impact physician practices Payers and insurers are using risk adjusted data for access to better paying contracts to classify physician practices on quality of care or to qualify for incentive programs During this webinar you ll learn the basics of hierarchical condition categories HCC risk scoring for physician practices define what risk scoring entails understand how payers use the data and determine what actions physician practices can implement to improve payments tied to value propositions The information presented in this webinar is based on the presenter s experience with ACO and shared savings contracts After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Define what HCC Risk Scoring entails and its linkage to revenue cycle management scheduling contracting and electronic health records EHRs Describe how payers use the data in contracting rate negotiations and incentive plans Identify which plans are using HCC specific risk scoring Implement actions to improve payments tied to value propositions Tools Takeaways Diagram of how diagnosis codes are organized into HCCs Sample of a patient clinical note with before and after coding for effective HCC coding Samples of action items that can be implemented in practices without significant IT investment Recommended For Medical directors primary care physician department leaders CFOs revenue cycle managers contracting managers nursing leaders and coders Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until August 3 2016 Please login to add your comments Advertisements HFMA Business Profiles McKesson Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Rein in Operating Costs A leader from McKesson discusses how healthcare reform is forcing hospitals and health systems to take a different approach to capacity management and patient flow HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 6 Patient Revenue Cycle Metrics You Should Be Tracking and How to Improve Your Results Patient financial engagement is more challenging than ever and more critical With patient responsibility as a percentage of revenue on the rise providers have seen their billing related costs and accounts receivable levels increase If increasing collection yield and reducing costs are a priority for your organization the metrics outlined in this presentation will provide the framework you need to understand what s working and what s not in order to guide your overall patient financial engagement initiatives and optimize results HFMA Business Profiles Accretive Health Partners with Providers to Excel in a Rapidly Transforming Revenue Cycle Environment Emad Rizk MD president and CEO of Accretive Health discusses the uncertainty facing hospitals and the transitions affecting revenue cycle management HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 10 Ways to Reduce Patient Statement Volume and Reduce Costs No two patients are the same Each has a very personal healthcare experience and each has distinct financial needs and preferences that have an impact on how when and if they chose to pay their healthcare bill It s no longer effective to apply static billing techniques to solve the complex challenge of collecting balances from patients The need to tailor financial conversations and payment options to individual needs and preferences is critical This presentation provides 10 recommendations that will not only help you improve payment performance through a more tailored approach but take control of rising collection costs HFMA Business Profiles Conifer Health Solutions Helping Providers and Employers Build a Foundation for Better Health Jim Bohnsack vice president solution corporate development for Conifer Health Solutions explains how the company helps healthcare providers leverage data to deliver better outcomes while optimizing reimbursement for all payment arrangements HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Reduce Patient Balances Sent to Collection Agencies Approaching New Problems with New Approaches This white paper written by Apex Vice President of Solutions and Services Carrie Romandine discusses the importance of patient segmentation and messaging specifically related to the patient revenue cycle Applying strategic messaging that is tailored to each patient type will not only better educate consumers on payment options specific to their billing needs but it will maximize the amount collected before sending to collections Further targeted messaging should be applied across all points of patient interaction i e point of service customer service patient statements and analyzed regularly for maximized results HFMA Business Profiles Ontario Systems Optimizing Accounts Receivable in a Rapidly Changing Environment Steve Scibetta senior director of channel sales for Ontario Systems healthcare product line shares insights into effectively managing receivables HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY The Future of Online Patient Billing Portals This white paper written by Apex President Patrick Maurer discusses methods to increase patient adoption of online payments Providers are now seeking ways to incrementally collect more payments due from patients as well as speeding up the rate of collections This white paper shows why patient centric approaches to online payment portals are important complements to traditional provider centric approaches HFMA Business Profiles Optum Enabling Transformative Change Elena White vice president of risk quality and network solutions for Optum discusses how healthcare providers can leverage data and technology as they enable risk in their organization HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Payment Portals Can Improve Self Pay Collections and Support Meaningful Use Increased electronic engagement between healthcare providers and patients provides significant opportunities for improving revenue cycle metrics and encouraging patients to access EHRs This article written by Apex Founder and

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  • 2016 Proposed Rule Changes to the Outpatient and Ambulatory Service Center Payment Systems | HFMA
    operational processes Describe potential compliance issues Recommended For CFOs reimbursement directors and managers controllers Chargemaster managers and other senior financial executives of hospitals medical groups practices and health systems Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites None Contact Hours 1 5 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until August 17 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Michael S Kovar Principal WeiserMazars LLP Stacey Harper Senior Manager WeiserMazars LLP Summary The ambulatory service center ASC payment system continues to evolve with proposed changes to the hospital outpatient payment system OPPS for the 2016 calendar year Find out what changes are proposed for implementation on January 1 2016 for ASCs and hospital outpatient services in the CY2016 proposed rule To prepare their organizations now for the proposed changes physician practice managers need to keep a close watch on the ASC and OPPS developments as more services migrate from one setting to another Webinar topics may include Proposed 2016 APC groupings Proposed 2016 changes to comprehensive APCs Proposed 2016 OPPS changes to drugs biological and radiopharmaceuticals Proposed 2016 changes to OPPS for cancer hospitals and partial hospitalization services Proposed 2016 changes for ASCs Proposed changes to hospital outpatient quality requirements Proposed additional changes to other policy areas After This Webinar You Will Be Able To Identify and plan for OPPS and ASC proposed changes that may have significant impact on your organization s finances Provide comments to CMS on issues that may have a significant impact on your organization Prepare to address issues within your organization s charge structure and operational processes Describe potential compliance issues Recommended For CFOs reimbursement directors and managers controllers Chargemaster managers and other senior financial executives of hospitals medical groups practices and health systems Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites None Contact Hours 1 5 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until August 17 2016 Please login to add your comments Advertisements HFMA Business Profiles McKesson Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Rein in Operating Costs A leader from McKesson discusses how healthcare reform is forcing hospitals and health systems to take a different approach to capacity management and patient flow HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 6 Patient Revenue Cycle Metrics You Should Be Tracking and How to Improve Your Results Patient financial engagement is more challenging than ever and more critical With patient responsibility as a percentage of revenue on the rise providers have seen their billing related costs and accounts receivable levels increase If increasing collection yield and reducing costs are a priority for your organization the metrics outlined in this presentation will provide the framework you need to understand what s working and what s not in order to guide your overall patient financial engagement initiatives and optimize results HFMA Business Profiles Accretive Health Partners with Providers to Excel in a Rapidly Transforming Revenue Cycle Environment Emad Rizk MD president and CEO of Accretive Health discusses the uncertainty facing hospitals and the transitions affecting revenue cycle management HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 10 Ways to Reduce Patient Statement Volume and Reduce Costs No two patients are the same Each has a very personal healthcare experience and each has distinct financial needs and preferences that have an impact on how when and if they chose to pay their healthcare bill It s no longer effective to apply static billing techniques to solve the complex challenge of collecting balances from patients The need to tailor financial conversations and payment options to individual needs and preferences is critical This presentation provides 10 recommendations that will not only help you improve payment performance through a more tailored approach but take control of rising collection costs HFMA Business Profiles Conifer Health Solutions Helping Providers and Employers Build a Foundation for Better Health Jim Bohnsack vice president solution corporate development for Conifer Health Solutions explains how the company helps healthcare providers leverage data to deliver better outcomes while optimizing reimbursement for all payment arrangements HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Reduce Patient Balances Sent to Collection Agencies Approaching New Problems with New Approaches This white paper written by Apex Vice President of Solutions and Services Carrie Romandine discusses the importance of patient segmentation and messaging specifically related to the patient revenue cycle Applying strategic messaging that is tailored to each patient type will not only better educate consumers on payment options specific to their billing needs but it will maximize the amount collected before sending to collections Further targeted messaging should be applied across all points of patient interaction i e point of service customer service patient statements and analyzed regularly for maximized results HFMA Business Profiles Ontario Systems Optimizing Accounts Receivable in a Rapidly Changing Environment Steve Scibetta senior director of channel sales for Ontario Systems healthcare product line shares insights into effectively managing receivables HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY The Future of Online Patient Billing Portals This white paper written by Apex President Patrick Maurer discusses methods to increase patient adoption of online payments Providers are now seeking ways to incrementally collect more payments due from patients as well as speeding up the rate of collections This white paper shows why patient centric approaches to online payment portals are important complements to traditional provider centric approaches HFMA Business Profiles Optum Enabling Transformative Change Elena White vice president of risk quality and network solutions for Optum discusses how healthcare providers can leverage data and technology as they enable risk in their organization HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Payment Portals Can Improve Self Pay Collections and Support Meaningful Use Increased electronic engagement between healthcare providers and patients provides significant opportunities for improving revenue cycle metrics and encouraging patients to access EHRs This article written by Apex Founder and CEO Brian Kueppers explores a number of strategies to create synergy between patient billing online payment portals and electronic health record EHR software to realize a high ROI in speed to payment patient satisfaction and portal

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  • A 360-Degree Perspective on Best Practices for ICD-10 Readiness | HFMA
    Takeaways White paper Best Practices for Transitioning to ICD 10 ICD 10 readiness checklist Recommended For Financial analysts finance directors operations managers and revenue cycle managers Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until June 6 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Nicole Cohen Project Manager Program Management Office Information Technology Mount Sinai Health System Brian A Parkany Senior Director Strategic Programs ICD10 Aetna Mike Dennison Senior Director Regulatory Compliance Programs Change Healthcare Summary According to the American Medical Association AMA only 5 percent of ICD 10 codes are exact matches with ICD 9 codes and 24 percent of ICD 9 codes are exact matches with ICD 10 codes As a result the possibility of a significant increase in denials and the associated impact on the revenue cycle is daunting As the ICD 10 deadline nears it is imperative provider organizations have programs in place with both their payers and clearinghouse to avoid a disruption in cash flow when ICD 10 goes live Throughout the ICD 10 testing period Change Healthcare has facilitated the exchange of data between payers and providers Aetna and Mount Sinai Health System were also involved with this collaborative testing effort During this webinar you will discover the results from this testing lessons learned and how to best prepare your organization for the ICD 10 transition on Oct 1 After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Understand best practices for collaborating with your payers and clearinghouse to prepare for the ICD 10 transition Apply learnings from ICD 10 end to end testing to your transition plan Comprehend the importance of putting an effective denial management strategy into place Tools Takeaways White paper Best Practices for Transitioning to ICD 10 ICD 10 readiness checklist Recommended For Financial analysts finance directors operations managers and revenue cycle managers Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until June 6 2016 Please login to add your comments Advertisements HFMA Business Profiles McKesson Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Rein in Operating Costs A leader from McKesson discusses how healthcare reform is forcing hospitals and health systems to take a different approach to capacity management and patient flow HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 6 Patient Revenue Cycle Metrics You Should Be Tracking and How to Improve Your Results Patient financial engagement is more challenging than ever and more critical With patient responsibility as a percentage of revenue on the rise providers have seen their billing related costs and accounts receivable levels increase If increasing collection yield and reducing costs are a priority for your organization the metrics outlined in this presentation will provide the framework you need to understand what s working and what s not in order to guide your overall patient financial engagement initiatives and optimize results HFMA Business Profiles Accretive Health Partners with Providers to Excel in a Rapidly Transforming Revenue Cycle Environment Emad Rizk MD president and CEO of Accretive Health discusses the uncertainty facing hospitals and the transitions affecting revenue cycle management HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 10 Ways to Reduce Patient Statement Volume and Reduce Costs No two patients are the same Each has a very personal healthcare experience and each has distinct financial needs and preferences that have an impact on how when and if they chose to pay their healthcare bill It s no longer effective to apply static billing techniques to solve the complex challenge of collecting balances from patients The need to tailor financial conversations and payment options to individual needs and preferences is critical This presentation provides 10 recommendations that will not only help you improve payment performance through a more tailored approach but take control of rising collection costs HFMA Business Profiles Conifer Health Solutions Helping Providers and Employers Build a Foundation for Better Health Jim Bohnsack vice president solution corporate development for Conifer Health Solutions explains how the company helps healthcare providers leverage data to deliver better outcomes while optimizing reimbursement for all payment arrangements HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Reduce Patient Balances Sent to Collection Agencies Approaching New Problems with New Approaches This white paper written by Apex Vice President of Solutions and Services Carrie Romandine discusses the importance of patient segmentation and messaging specifically related to the patient revenue cycle Applying strategic messaging that is tailored to each patient type will not only better educate consumers on payment options specific to their billing needs but it will maximize the amount collected before sending to collections Further targeted messaging should be applied across all points of patient interaction i e point of service customer service patient statements and analyzed regularly for maximized results HFMA Business Profiles Ontario Systems Optimizing Accounts Receivable in a Rapidly Changing Environment Steve Scibetta senior director of channel sales for Ontario Systems healthcare product line shares insights into effectively managing receivables HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY The Future of Online Patient Billing Portals This white paper written by Apex President Patrick Maurer discusses methods to increase patient adoption of online payments Providers are now seeking ways to incrementally collect more payments due from patients as well as speeding up the rate of collections This white paper shows why patient centric approaches to online payment portals are important complements to traditional provider centric approaches HFMA Business Profiles Optum Enabling Transformative Change Elena White vice president of risk quality and network solutions for Optum discusses how healthcare providers can leverage data and technology as they enable risk in their organization HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Payment Portals Can Improve Self Pay Collections and Support Meaningful Use Increased electronic engagement between healthcare providers and patients provides significant opportunities for improving revenue cycle metrics and encouraging patients to access EHRs This article written by Apex Founder and CEO Brian Kueppers explores a number of

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  • Achieving Payment Clarity: How Gwinnett Medical Center’s Collections Program Inspires Positive Financial Results and Patient Loyalty
    more often in the revenue cycle Recommended for CFOs VPs Directors of revenue cycle management patient access leaders and revenue cycle managers Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites General familiarity with revenue cycle operations and processes Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until March 16 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Cathy Dougherty Vice President of Revenue Cycle Management Gwinnett Medical Center John Holyoak Director of Product Management RelayHealth Financial Summary Early communication of patient financial responsibility conveyed in a personalized way can strengthen the collection efforts of provider organizations and build patient loyalty Gwinnett Medical Center reorganized teams and processes and integrated technology to achieve positive financial results specifically at the point of service and collecting balances after insurance During this webinar learn how Gwinnett transformed the collections and online billing process to help improve patient satisfaction scores and increase patients willingness to recommend their organization After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Recognize the impact of a positive patient financial experience Leverage a patient facing organizational structure that utilizes multiple departments acting as a cohesive team to facilitate improved balance after insurance collections Design a patient collections program using technology trained staff and simple tools to collect patient balances earlier and more often in the revenue cycle Recommended for CFOs VPs Directors of revenue cycle management patient access leaders and revenue cycle managers Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites General familiarity with revenue cycle operations and processes Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until March 16 2016 Please login to add your comments Advertisements HFMA Business Profiles McKesson Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Rein in Operating Costs A leader from McKesson discusses how healthcare reform is forcing hospitals and health systems to take a different approach to capacity management and patient flow HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 6 Patient Revenue Cycle Metrics You Should Be Tracking and How to Improve Your Results Patient financial engagement is more challenging than ever and more critical With patient responsibility as a percentage of revenue on the rise providers have seen their billing related costs and accounts receivable levels increase If increasing collection yield and reducing costs are a priority for your organization the metrics outlined in this presentation will provide the framework you need to understand what s working and what s not in order to guide your overall patient financial engagement initiatives and optimize results HFMA Business Profiles Accretive Health Partners with Providers to Excel in a Rapidly Transforming Revenue Cycle Environment Emad Rizk MD president and CEO of Accretive Health discusses the uncertainty facing hospitals and the transitions affecting revenue cycle management HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 10 Ways to Reduce Patient Statement Volume and Reduce Costs No two patients are the same Each has a very personal healthcare experience and each has distinct financial needs and preferences that have an impact on how when and if they chose to pay their healthcare bill It s no longer effective to apply static billing techniques to solve the complex challenge of collecting balances from patients The need to tailor financial conversations and payment options to individual needs and preferences is critical This presentation provides 10 recommendations that will not only help you improve payment performance through a more tailored approach but take control of rising collection costs HFMA Business Profiles Conifer Health Solutions Helping Providers and Employers Build a Foundation for Better Health Jim Bohnsack vice president solution corporate development for Conifer Health Solutions explains how the company helps healthcare providers leverage data to deliver better outcomes while optimizing reimbursement for all payment arrangements HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Reduce Patient Balances Sent to Collection Agencies Approaching New Problems with New Approaches This white paper written by Apex Vice President of Solutions and Services Carrie Romandine discusses the importance of patient segmentation and messaging specifically related to the patient revenue cycle Applying strategic messaging that is tailored to each patient type will not only better educate consumers on payment options specific to their billing needs but it will maximize the amount collected before sending to collections Further targeted messaging should be applied across all points of patient interaction i e point of service customer service patient statements and analyzed regularly for maximized results HFMA Business Profiles Ontario Systems Optimizing Accounts Receivable in a Rapidly Changing Environment Steve Scibetta senior director of channel sales for Ontario Systems healthcare product line shares insights into effectively managing receivables HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY The Future of Online Patient Billing Portals This white paper written by Apex President Patrick Maurer discusses methods to increase patient adoption of online payments Providers are now seeking ways to incrementally collect more payments due from patients as well as speeding up the rate of collections This white paper shows why patient centric approaches to online payment portals are important complements to traditional provider centric approaches HFMA Business Profiles Optum Enabling Transformative Change Elena White vice president of risk quality and network solutions for Optum discusses how healthcare providers can leverage data and technology as they enable risk in their organization HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Payment Portals Can Improve Self Pay Collections and Support Meaningful Use Increased electronic engagement between healthcare providers and patients provides significant opportunities for improving revenue cycle metrics and encouraging patients to access EHRs This article written by Apex Founder and CEO Brian Kueppers explores a number of strategies to create synergy between patient billing online payment portals and electronic health record EHR software to realize a high ROI in speed to payment patient satisfaction and portal adoption for meaningful use HFMA Business Profiles Somnia Bending the Healthcare Cost Curve Toward Improved Anesthesia Value Somnia President and CEO Marc Koch MD MBA explains how hospitals can drive transformative change in the perioperative experience for outstanding clinical and financial outcomes HFMA RESOURCE

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  • Aligning Physicians to Improve Reimbursement, Reduce Denials, and Enhance Regulatory Compliance | HFMA
    Successful CDI program Actionable Steps for Healthcare Providers Recommended For CFOs vice presidents directors and managers of revenue cycle health information management HIM directors vice presidents and directors of quality and compliance and chief medical information officers Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Lori Ganote RN BSN Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist King s Daughters Health Gleanne Severs RN BSN Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist King s Daughters Health Janet Ward Director Revenue Cycle Advisory MedAssets Summary The complexity of healthcare reform will create A R challenges for all healthcare enterprises A R days outstanding may increase 20 to 40 percent with the implementation of ICD 10 alone During this webinar King s Daughters Health shares process improvement education and technology approaches allowing the organization to improve reimbursement and increase quality scores by implementing a successful clinical documentation improvement CDI program After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Identify strategies to achieve physician alignment Identify steps to maximize reimbursement and reduce denials Define ways to enhance regulatory compliance and expedite cash flow Tools Takeaways Article Building a Successful CDI program Actionable Steps for Healthcare Providers Recommended For CFOs vice presidents directors and managers of revenue cycle health information management HIM directors vice presidents and directors of quality and compliance and chief medical information officers Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Please login to add your comments Advertisements HFMA Business Profiles McKesson Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Rein in Operating Costs A leader from McKesson discusses how healthcare reform is forcing hospitals and health systems to take a different approach to capacity management and patient flow HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 6 Patient Revenue Cycle Metrics You Should Be Tracking and How to Improve Your Results Patient financial engagement is more challenging than ever and more critical With patient responsibility as a percentage of revenue on the rise providers have seen their billing related costs and accounts receivable levels increase If increasing collection yield and reducing costs are a priority for your organization the metrics outlined in this presentation will provide the framework you need to understand what s working and what s not in order to guide your overall patient financial engagement initiatives and optimize results HFMA Business Profiles Accretive Health Partners with Providers to Excel in a Rapidly Transforming Revenue Cycle Environment Emad Rizk MD president and CEO of Accretive Health discusses the uncertainty facing hospitals and the transitions affecting revenue cycle management HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 10 Ways to Reduce Patient Statement Volume and Reduce Costs No two patients are the same Each has a very personal healthcare experience and each has distinct financial needs and preferences that have an impact on how when and if they chose to pay their healthcare bill It s no longer effective to apply static billing techniques to solve the complex challenge of collecting balances from patients The need to tailor financial conversations and payment options to individual needs and preferences is critical This presentation provides 10 recommendations that will not only help you improve payment performance through a more tailored approach but take control of rising collection costs HFMA Business Profiles Conifer Health Solutions Helping Providers and Employers Build a Foundation for Better Health Jim Bohnsack vice president solution corporate development for Conifer Health Solutions explains how the company helps healthcare providers leverage data to deliver better outcomes while optimizing reimbursement for all payment arrangements HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Reduce Patient Balances Sent to Collection Agencies Approaching New Problems with New Approaches This white paper written by Apex Vice President of Solutions and Services Carrie Romandine discusses the importance of patient segmentation and messaging specifically related to the patient revenue cycle Applying strategic messaging that is tailored to each patient type will not only better educate consumers on payment options specific to their billing needs but it will maximize the amount collected before sending to collections Further targeted messaging should be applied across all points of patient interaction i e point of service customer service patient statements and analyzed regularly for maximized results HFMA Business Profiles Ontario Systems Optimizing Accounts Receivable in a Rapidly Changing Environment Steve Scibetta senior director of channel sales for Ontario Systems healthcare product line shares insights into effectively managing receivables HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY The Future of Online Patient Billing Portals This white paper written by Apex President Patrick Maurer discusses methods to increase patient adoption of online payments Providers are now seeking ways to incrementally collect more payments due from patients as well as speeding up the rate of collections This white paper shows why patient centric approaches to online payment portals are important complements to traditional provider centric approaches HFMA Business Profiles Optum Enabling Transformative Change Elena White vice president of risk quality and network solutions for Optum discusses how healthcare providers can leverage data and technology as they enable risk in their organization HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Payment Portals Can Improve Self Pay Collections and Support Meaningful Use Increased electronic engagement between healthcare providers and patients provides significant opportunities for improving revenue cycle metrics and encouraging patients to access EHRs This article written by Apex Founder and CEO Brian Kueppers explores a number of strategies to create synergy between patient billing online payment portals and electronic health record EHR software to realize a high ROI in speed to payment patient satisfaction and portal adoption for meaningful use HFMA Business Profiles Somnia Bending the Healthcare Cost Curve Toward Improved Anesthesia Value Somnia President and CEO Marc Koch MD MBA explains how hospitals can drive transformative change in the perioperative experience for outstanding clinical and financial outcomes HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Large Health System Drives 10 UP Patient Payments and 10 DOWN Billing related Costs Faced with a rising tide of bad debt a large Southeastern

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  • Cash Recovery: Improving Accounts Receivable Management | HFMA
    paper Debunking Four Common Myths of Revenue Cycle Outsourcing Recommended For CFO VP of revenue cycle director of revenue cycle revenue cycle managers Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until November 16 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Robert Ren Vice President Revenue Cycle and Managed Care Richmond University Medical Center Angela Brown Vice President Strategy MedAssets Summary Complex reimbursement models are exacerbating already tight cash flow How can you convert receivables into revenue quickly and cost efficiently How do you evaluate accounts receivable A R management and evaluate options for optimization Richmond University Medical Center shares their strategy to dramatically avoid cash disruption increase net revenue reduce A R backlogs lower the cost to collect and accelerate cash collections After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Identify criteria for improving cash flow recovery for improved A R Define ways to establish an effective safety net for effective A R management for aged accounts Define key benchmark success metrics for A R performance Tools Takeaways White paper Debunking Four Common Myths of Revenue Cycle Outsourcing Recommended For CFO VP of revenue cycle director of revenue cycle revenue cycle managers Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until November 16 2016 Please login to add your comments Advertisements HFMA Business Profiles McKesson Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Rein in Operating Costs A leader from McKesson discusses how healthcare reform is forcing hospitals and health systems to take a different approach to capacity management and patient flow HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 6 Patient Revenue Cycle Metrics You Should Be Tracking and How to Improve Your Results Patient financial engagement is more challenging than ever and more critical With patient responsibility as a percentage of revenue on the rise providers have seen their billing related costs and accounts receivable levels increase If increasing collection yield and reducing costs are a priority for your organization the metrics outlined in this presentation will provide the framework you need to understand what s working and what s not in order to guide your overall patient financial engagement initiatives and optimize results HFMA Business Profiles Accretive Health Partners with Providers to Excel in a Rapidly Transforming Revenue Cycle Environment Emad Rizk MD president and CEO of Accretive Health discusses the uncertainty facing hospitals and the transitions affecting revenue cycle management HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 10 Ways to Reduce Patient Statement Volume and Reduce Costs No two patients are the same Each has a very personal healthcare experience and each has distinct financial needs and preferences that have an impact on how when and if they chose to pay their healthcare bill It s no longer effective to apply static billing techniques to solve the complex challenge of collecting balances from patients The need to tailor financial conversations and payment options to individual needs and preferences is critical This presentation provides 10 recommendations that will not only help you improve payment performance through a more tailored approach but take control of rising collection costs HFMA Business Profiles Conifer Health Solutions Helping Providers and Employers Build a Foundation for Better Health Jim Bohnsack vice president solution corporate development for Conifer Health Solutions explains how the company helps healthcare providers leverage data to deliver better outcomes while optimizing reimbursement for all payment arrangements HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Reduce Patient Balances Sent to Collection Agencies Approaching New Problems with New Approaches This white paper written by Apex Vice President of Solutions and Services Carrie Romandine discusses the importance of patient segmentation and messaging specifically related to the patient revenue cycle Applying strategic messaging that is tailored to each patient type will not only better educate consumers on payment options specific to their billing needs but it will maximize the amount collected before sending to collections Further targeted messaging should be applied across all points of patient interaction i e point of service customer service patient statements and analyzed regularly for maximized results HFMA Business Profiles Ontario Systems Optimizing Accounts Receivable in a Rapidly Changing Environment Steve Scibetta senior director of channel sales for Ontario Systems healthcare product line shares insights into effectively managing receivables HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY The Future of Online Patient Billing Portals This white paper written by Apex President Patrick Maurer discusses methods to increase patient adoption of online payments Providers are now seeking ways to incrementally collect more payments due from patients as well as speeding up the rate of collections This white paper shows why patient centric approaches to online payment portals are important complements to traditional provider centric approaches HFMA Business Profiles Optum Enabling Transformative Change Elena White vice president of risk quality and network solutions for Optum discusses how healthcare providers can leverage data and technology as they enable risk in their organization HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Payment Portals Can Improve Self Pay Collections and Support Meaningful Use Increased electronic engagement between healthcare providers and patients provides significant opportunities for improving revenue cycle metrics and encouraging patients to access EHRs This article written by Apex Founder and CEO Brian Kueppers explores a number of strategies to create synergy between patient billing online payment portals and electronic health record EHR software to realize a high ROI in speed to payment patient satisfaction and portal adoption for meaningful use HFMA Business Profiles Somnia Bending the Healthcare Cost Curve Toward Improved Anesthesia Value Somnia President and CEO Marc Koch MD MBA explains how hospitals can drive transformative change in the perioperative experience for outstanding clinical and financial outcomes HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Large Health System Drives 10 UP Patient Payments and 10 DOWN Billing related Costs Faced with a rising tide of bad debt a large Southeastern healthcare system was seeing a sharp decline in net patient

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  • Creating Revenue Integrity Strategies for the Future
    book Hospital Outpatient PPS Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services Recommended For CFOs business office directors nurse auditors health information management directors and billing directors Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until May 29 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Janet Jones RN Senior Consultant Parallon Scott Armstrong Senior Vice President Revenue Cycle Services Parallon Summary With big healthcare industry changes happening across the revenue cycle including new compliance rules and growing payer denials innovative healthcare organizations are developing formal revenue integrity departments in order to avoid lost revenue A well designed revenue integrity department helps providers address complex issues arising from billing discrepancies and specific payer requirements and set up strategic processes to ensure claims are complete compliant and processed efficiently This involves mapping out clearly defined roles and responsibilities understanding your unique patient and payer mix assigning clinical experts to analyze clinical documentation and utilizing new tools and technologies This webinar shares how other provider organizations are mastering revenue integrity challenges what it takes to set up up a high functioning revenue integrity department national best practices and specific action steps hospitals can take today to drive down denials After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Develop a framework for creating a successful revenue integrity department that is specific to your organization s unique needs Identify the key steps you must take to ensure your organization s revenue is reviewed and monitored for accuracy and compliance Spot trends in your organization s data Pinpoint key denial areas and detect billing anomalies Tools Takeaways NCCI manual RevCycle Pro 3M APC Finder for the online references CPT Assistant Coding Clinic for HCPCS Dr Z interventional radiology book Hospital Outpatient PPS Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services Recommended For CFOs business office directors nurse auditors health information management directors and billing directors Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until May 29 2016 Please login to add your comments Advertisements HFMA Business Profiles McKesson Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Rein in Operating Costs A leader from McKesson discusses how healthcare reform is forcing hospitals and health systems to take a different approach to capacity management and patient flow HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 6 Patient Revenue Cycle Metrics You Should Be Tracking and How to Improve Your Results Patient financial engagement is more challenging than ever and more critical With patient responsibility as a percentage of revenue on the rise providers have seen their billing related costs and accounts receivable levels increase If increasing collection yield and reducing costs are a priority for your organization the metrics outlined in this presentation will provide the framework you need to understand what s working and what s not in order to guide your overall patient financial engagement initiatives and optimize results HFMA Business Profiles Accretive Health Partners with Providers to Excel in a Rapidly Transforming Revenue Cycle Environment Emad Rizk MD president and CEO of Accretive Health discusses the uncertainty facing hospitals and the transitions affecting revenue cycle management HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 10 Ways to Reduce Patient Statement Volume and Reduce Costs No two patients are the same Each has a very personal healthcare experience and each has distinct financial needs and preferences that have an impact on how when and if they chose to pay their healthcare bill It s no longer effective to apply static billing techniques to solve the complex challenge of collecting balances from patients The need to tailor financial conversations and payment options to individual needs and preferences is critical This presentation provides 10 recommendations that will not only help you improve payment performance through a more tailored approach but take control of rising collection costs HFMA Business Profiles Conifer Health Solutions Helping Providers and Employers Build a Foundation for Better Health Jim Bohnsack vice president solution corporate development for Conifer Health Solutions explains how the company helps healthcare providers leverage data to deliver better outcomes while optimizing reimbursement for all payment arrangements HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Reduce Patient Balances Sent to Collection Agencies Approaching New Problems with New Approaches This white paper written by Apex Vice President of Solutions and Services Carrie Romandine discusses the importance of patient segmentation and messaging specifically related to the patient revenue cycle Applying strategic messaging that is tailored to each patient type will not only better educate consumers on payment options specific to their billing needs but it will maximize the amount collected before sending to collections Further targeted messaging should be applied across all points of patient interaction i e point of service customer service patient statements and analyzed regularly for maximized results HFMA Business Profiles Ontario Systems Optimizing Accounts Receivable in a Rapidly Changing Environment Steve Scibetta senior director of channel sales for Ontario Systems healthcare product line shares insights into effectively managing receivables HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY The Future of Online Patient Billing Portals This white paper written by Apex President Patrick Maurer discusses methods to increase patient adoption of online payments Providers are now seeking ways to incrementally collect more payments due from patients as well as speeding up the rate of collections This white paper shows why patient centric approaches to online payment portals are important complements to traditional provider centric approaches HFMA Business Profiles Optum Enabling Transformative Change Elena White vice president of risk quality and network solutions for Optum discusses how healthcare providers can leverage data and technology as they enable risk in their organization HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Payment Portals Can Improve Self Pay Collections and Support Meaningful Use Increased electronic engagement between healthcare providers and patients provides significant opportunities for improving revenue cycle metrics and encouraging patients to access EHRs This article written by Apex Founder and CEO Brian Kueppers explores a number

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  • Current Trends in Healthcare Consumer Payments and Their Impact on Providers
    Tools Takeaways White paper Consumer Centric Healthcare Treasury Impacts on Payers and Providers Recommended For CFOs revenue cycle managers and patient financial services directors Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Introductory to intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 25 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members Free Note This on demand webinar is available until May 4 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Jeff Pauly Healthcare Segment Manager Bank of America Merrill Lynch Sunaina Gogia Treasury Sales Officer Healthcare Bank of America Merrill Lynch Kapil Patel Director of Retail Revenue Services Alliance HealthCare Services Summary During this webinar you ll learn the latest trends in healthcare consumer payments and the emerging consumer centric healthcare market Patient payments will be examined including trends impacting providers challenges to healthy cash flow impacts of increases in patient responsibility and emerging consumer payment technologies Alliance HealthCare Services will share insights into their consumer payments challenges and areas they are exploring to drive improvements in their business After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Recognize ways healthcare providers are reevaluating business processes in response to the growing consumer centric environment Drive efficiencies while overcoming challenges to healthy cash flow Maximize collection efficiencies among patient payments received through all channels Tools Takeaways White paper Consumer Centric Healthcare Treasury Impacts on Payers and Providers Recommended For CFOs revenue cycle managers and patient financial services directors Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Introductory to intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 25 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members Free Note This on demand webinar is available until May 4 2016 Please login to add your comments Advertisements HFMA Business Profiles McKesson Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Rein in Operating Costs A leader from McKesson discusses how healthcare reform is forcing hospitals and health systems to take a different approach to capacity management and patient flow HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 6 Patient Revenue Cycle Metrics You Should Be Tracking and How to Improve Your Results Patient financial engagement is more challenging than ever and more critical With patient responsibility as a percentage of revenue on the rise providers have seen their billing related costs and accounts receivable levels increase If increasing collection yield and reducing costs are a priority for your organization the metrics outlined in this presentation will provide the framework you need to understand what s working and what s not in order to guide your overall patient financial engagement initiatives and optimize results HFMA Business Profiles Accretive Health Partners with Providers to Excel in a Rapidly Transforming Revenue Cycle Environment Emad Rizk MD president and CEO of Accretive Health discusses the uncertainty facing hospitals and the transitions affecting revenue cycle management HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 10 Ways to Reduce Patient Statement Volume and Reduce Costs No two patients are the same Each has a very personal healthcare experience and each has distinct financial needs and preferences that have an impact on how when and if they chose to pay their healthcare bill It s no longer effective to apply static billing techniques to solve the complex challenge of collecting balances from patients The need to tailor financial conversations and payment options to individual needs and preferences is critical This presentation provides 10 recommendations that will not only help you improve payment performance through a more tailored approach but take control of rising collection costs HFMA Business Profiles Conifer Health Solutions Helping Providers and Employers Build a Foundation for Better Health Jim Bohnsack vice president solution corporate development for Conifer Health Solutions explains how the company helps healthcare providers leverage data to deliver better outcomes while optimizing reimbursement for all payment arrangements HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Reduce Patient Balances Sent to Collection Agencies Approaching New Problems with New Approaches This white paper written by Apex Vice President of Solutions and Services Carrie Romandine discusses the importance of patient segmentation and messaging specifically related to the patient revenue cycle Applying strategic messaging that is tailored to each patient type will not only better educate consumers on payment options specific to their billing needs but it will maximize the amount collected before sending to collections Further targeted messaging should be applied across all points of patient interaction i e point of service customer service patient statements and analyzed regularly for maximized results HFMA Business Profiles Ontario Systems Optimizing Accounts Receivable in a Rapidly Changing Environment Steve Scibetta senior director of channel sales for Ontario Systems healthcare product line shares insights into effectively managing receivables HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY The Future of Online Patient Billing Portals This white paper written by Apex President Patrick Maurer discusses methods to increase patient adoption of online payments Providers are now seeking ways to incrementally collect more payments due from patients as well as speeding up the rate of collections This white paper shows why patient centric approaches to online payment portals are important complements to traditional provider centric approaches HFMA Business Profiles Optum Enabling Transformative Change Elena White vice president of risk quality and network solutions for Optum discusses how healthcare providers can leverage data and technology as they enable risk in their organization HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Payment Portals Can Improve Self Pay Collections and Support Meaningful Use Increased electronic engagement between healthcare providers and patients provides significant opportunities for improving revenue cycle metrics and encouraging patients to access EHRs This article written by Apex Founder and CEO Brian Kueppers explores a number of strategies to create synergy between patient billing online payment portals and electronic health record EHR software to realize a high ROI in speed to payment patient satisfaction and portal adoption for meaningful use HFMA Business Profiles Somnia Bending the Healthcare Cost Curve Toward Improved Anesthesia Value Somnia President and CEO Marc Koch MD MBA explains how hospitals can drive transformative change in the perioperative experience for outstanding clinical and financial outcomes HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Large Health System Drives 10 UP Patient Payments and 10 DOWN Billing related Costs Faced with

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