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  • Are Payment Threats Lurking in Your Hospital? | HFMA
    Education Paper PCI Overview for Healthcare Providers Recommended For Patient financial access and patient billing professionals finance treasury managers revenue cycle managers operations managers data security managers and risk managers Field of Study Payment Trends and Delivery Methods Payment Security and Compliance Delivery Method Group Internet Level Basic Intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until October 9 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Kim O Connor Vice President Payment Security Solutions Elavon Barbara Martin Vice President Business Development Office Elavon Tony Hansen Senior Security Consultant Providence Health Services Summary Data breaches in the healthcare sector have quadrupled in the last five years Clinical and payment card data such as credit and debit information could be stolen from patient files exposing provider organizations and patients to financial fraud and identity theft During this webinar best practices for securing patient payment card information will be discussed You will learn the roles PCI Card Data Security Standards EMV Chip Card Mandate tokenization and encryption play in defending your organization from card data breaches and what to consider when developing a payments security strategy After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Describe the distinction between PCI compliance and security List key PCI data security standard requirements Summarize the advantages of a layered approach to payment card security Describe EMV and what the liability shift means to your organization Define encryption and tokenization and how they work together Relay best practice guidance for evaluating payment card security solutions Tools and Takeaways White Paper Protecting Cardholder Data Throughout Your Enterprise Education Paper PCI Overview for Healthcare Providers Recommended For Patient financial access and patient billing professionals finance treasury managers revenue cycle managers operations managers data security managers and risk managers Field of Study Payment Trends and Delivery Methods Payment Security and Compliance Delivery Method Group Internet Level Basic Intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until October 9 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

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  • Changing the Denials Management Paradigm with Advanced Analytics | HFMA
    using new technology Tools Takeaway Whitepaper Creating Financial Resiliency How Healthcare Providers can Leverage Advanced Analytics to Achieve Strong Financial Performance A Frost Sullivan whitepaper in collaboration with GE Healthcare Recommended For CFOs VPs directors revenue cycle managers analytics management Field of Study 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 3 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Elizabeth Burrows IT Director Physicians Billing Group UC Irvine Health Andrew Slotnick Sr Product Marketing Manager GE Healthcare Summary During this presentation attendees will hear why UC Irvine decided to make an investment into advanced analytics and how that decision changed their entire approach to managing claims denials Attendees will hear specific examples of the challenges UC Irvine faced with their old approach and how applying advanced technology translated into strong financial results After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Better understand how advanced analytics coupled with the right organizational approach can help improve financial performance Identify opportunities to apply advanced analytics within your own claims denials Consider some of the challenges UC Irvine was able to overcome using new technology Tools Takeaway Whitepaper Creating Financial Resiliency How Healthcare Providers can Leverage Advanced Analytics to Achieve Strong Financial Performance A Frost Sullivan whitepaper in collaboration with GE Healthcare Recommended For CFOs VPs directors revenue cycle managers analytics management Field of Study 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 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 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

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  • Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI): Remedies to Improve Quality and Financial Results
    with Improved CDI Recommended For CFOs COOs CIOs vice presidents directors and managers of revenue cycle Health Information Management HIM directors CDI managers and vice presidents and directors of quality Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites Basic familiarity with the revenue cycle and clinical documentation Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until May 1 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Steven Rose CPA FHFMA Chief Financial Officer Conway Regional Health System Marion G Kruse RN MBA Senior Managing Director Clinical Services Precyse Summary By implementing a comprehensive CDI program using consulting education interim management and technology Conway Regional Medical Center was able to make a substantial impact on the hospital s bottom line and public reporting By improving documentation that accurately reflects patient severity of illness risk of mortality Conway Regional Health System leveraged CDI technology and implemented processes to produce an improved quality profile while experiencing excellent financial benefits During this webinar you ll learn the pain points processes and outcomes of their organization s CDI initiatives After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Learn about leading practices when undertaking a CDI project Understand how to increase physician engagement Recognize how an electronic query process can increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the CDI staff Identify and improve key performance indicators Learn how outsourcing the CDI function can have positive financial effects Tools Takeaways White paper Lose Inches and Gain Dollars with Improved CDI Recommended For CFOs COOs CIOs vice presidents directors and managers of revenue cycle Health Information Management HIM directors CDI managers and vice presidents and directors of quality Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites Basic familiarity with the revenue cycle and clinical documentation Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until May 1 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

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  • How to Optimize your Patient Engagement Strategies in a Changing Insurance Landscape | HFMA
    operations Examine best practices from providers that have been able to evolve their operations without adding staff Articulate more efficient and effective patient contact strategies Recommended For Operations executives directors of patient facing units 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 December 2 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Fabrice Della Mea Vice President LiveVox Brian Hamilton Sr Operations Consultant LiveVox Betsy A Moore Chief Operating Officer Principal Integrated Health Management Services LLC Larry Roberts Chief Information Officer Integrated Health Management Services LLC Summary Since it was signed into law in March 2010 the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ACA has presented the healthcare industry with a number of significant challenges The increasing number of newly enrolled patients multiplied by more complex coverage rules has created unprecedented operational challenges in engaging patients at multiple points in their healthcare journey along with managing revenue cycle results Healthcare executives can choose a mix of three strategic levers people process and technology to address these issues During this webinar operations and contact strategy veterans outline revenue cycle strategies implemented by leading healthcare provider and servicer operations that use process and technology to meet today s challenges with more effective and efficient staffing After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Describe three of the insurance challenges going into 2016 and how they may impact revenue cycle operations Examine best practices from providers that have been able to evolve their operations without adding staff Articulate more efficient and effective patient contact strategies Recommended For Operations executives directors of patient facing units 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 December 2 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

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  • Mining Opportunities for Margin Improvement in Labor, Length of Stay, and Quality
    predicted patient demand balancing workloads minimizing premium costs and closely monitoring productivity Optimize the OR schedule and downstream impact on departments and units Recommended For Senior financial operating medical patient care human resources and IT executives Field of Study Specialized Knowledge 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 December 3 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Natasha Bryant Vice President Capacity Management McKesson Summary There are limited actions that healthcare provider organizations can take to achieve the sizable sustainable margin gains needed to successfully transition from volume to value Here are two achievable benchmarks to aim for A 1 improvement in length of stay 1 million in savings A 2 reduction in labor cost a 1 point margin improvement Hitting these targets requires technology to mine previously inaccessible opportunities such as managing individual length or stay LOS or aligning resources with forecasted patient demand During this webinar the presenter drills into the ROI associated with reducing labor costs optimizing patient flow and avoiding quality risks You ll hear how diverse provider organizations are driving down costs and creating new revenue opportunities by combining real time transparency with predictive analytics After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Improve patient flow and LOS by tracking patients from admission to discharge setting and meeting discharge targets and identifying bottlenecks and care delays Use real time dashboards to avoid quality and safety risks including readmissions and hospital acquired conditions Manage labor costs by aligning staffing with predicted patient demand balancing workloads minimizing premium costs and closely monitoring productivity Optimize the OR schedule and downstream impact on departments and units Recommended For Senior financial operating medical patient care human resources and IT executives Field of Study Specialized Knowledge 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 December 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 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

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  • Certification Programs
    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

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  • CRCR
    CRCR Benefits for Organizations CRCR allows you to measure understanding of the revenue cycle and assist you with Improving financial performance by raising revenue cycle staff knowledge Measuring revenue cycle staff proficiency Recognizing staff knowledge and expertise Decreasing turnover Decreasing liability Increasing inter departmental cooperation Heightening staff confidence work satisfaction Increasing performance against selected metrics For Organizations Contact us for information on organizational pricing or to schedule a demo BACK TO PAGINATION Created to advance your own or your revenue cycle staff s proficiency and technical expertise The Certified Revenue Cycle Representative CRCR program helps set standards of performance for revenue cycle staff By becoming certified in the CRCR program you or your team has the designation that proves a high level of revenue cycle knowledge and expertise has been reached Individuals as well as organizations may purchase the program About the CRCR Program Available to both HFMA members and non members After successful completion of the program participants will become certified in the CRCR program The CRCR exam will be proctored electronically and monitored by HFMA The CRCR program is not compatible with iPads tablets e Readers or similar devices Maintenance Those who have earned the CRCR designation must recertify every two years Certified Revenue Cycle Representative Program FAQ Who Should Become CRCR Certified CRCR is recommended for hospital revenue cycle staff and associated departments This includes but is not limited to Patient Access Patient Accounts Health Information Management Billing Department Case Management Compliance Decision Support Finance Financial Representatives Managed Care Operations What Does the CRCR Cover The CRCR exam is available to individuals and organizations This comprehensive program consists of an online self study course and an online exam with 150 questions that includes topics on the following Compliance Patient access Claims processing Account resolution Cash Financial management Support departments How Does It Work The online CRCR self study course can be completed in approximately 10 hours The CRCR self study course is available to you for one year from date of purchase Both the study course and online exam are supported by the HFMA national learning management system platform All candidates will be able to print out a certificate and congratulatory letter upon successful completion of the exam What Is the Value of the Certification Program Healthcare rules are becoming more complex customers are demanding more and staff is being held at a higher level of accountability than at any other time Today s revenue cycle staff must have a broader understanding of the entire revenue cycle and how it influences the financial outcomes of the healthcare organization HFMA s Certified Revenue Cycle Representative CRCR program provides healthcare organizations with a means to ensure that their revenue cycle staff has the body of knowledge necessary to meet these demands CRCR Benefits for Individuals Achieves a recognized professional certification and designation by the leading healthcare finance professional association Provides verification of professional competencies and currency Enhances career growth opportunities Provides a deep understanding of revenue cycle operations Demonstrates a commitment to professional growth CRCR Benefits for Organizations CRCR allows you to measure understanding of the revenue cycle and assist you with Improving financial performance by raising revenue cycle staff knowledge Measuring revenue cycle staff proficiency Recognizing staff knowledge and expertise Decreasing turnover Decreasing liability Increasing inter departmental cooperation Heightening staff confidence work satisfaction Increasing performance against selected metrics For Organizations Contact us for information on organizational pricing or to schedule a demo 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

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  • Certified Specialist Programs
    HFMA members and non members will become certified in the program and eligible to use the related credentials as a designation All candidates will be able to print out a certificate and congratulatory letter upon successful completion of the exam Maintenance HFMA members and non members who have earned a Certified Specialist designation must recertify every two years The recertification process is straightforward to recertify as a Certified Specialist you must take a 50 question online exam Fee 100 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

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