Health First Improves Front-End Revenue Cycle Processes, Employee Engagement

Health First Improves Front-End Revenue Cycle Processes, Employee Engagement

  • March 13, 2017

Health First, a fully integrated health system in Central Florida, struggled with a variety of challenges at the front-end of the revenue cycle. Up-front collections were on the low side, registration and eligibility errors had to be manually corrected downstream, and employees handling front patient access did not know if they were receiving accurate information, to name a few. The Health First quality assurance team needed a way to empower the Patient Access team to easily capture accurate and timely data, engage patients, and improve point-of-service collections. With the help of RelayClearance Plus and AhiQa, Health First implemented a unique approach…

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Healthcare RCM, Patient Collections Solutions Launch At HIMSS17

Healthcare RCM, Patient Collections Solutions Launch at HIMSS17

  • February 23, 2017

At HIMSS17, healthcare IT companies showcased a range of solutions to manage the changing landscape in healthcare reimbursement. McKesson launched the Healthy Hospital program, which uses analytical tools to benchmark hospital revenue cycles, as well as a payment assurance consulting program that uses data to develop value-based reimbursement strategies. The company also previewed a financial clearance tool that helps revenue cycle management staff manage patient collections with data, and a clinical clearance tool that makes medical record reviews more efficient. Read the article

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Patient Access And Analytics: Perfect Together But Often Ignored

Patient Access and Analytics: Perfect Together but Often Ignored

  • February 22, 2017

Morning Consult features an op-ed piece on an innovative topic: pairing patient access and revenue cycle analytics. Why would you want to do that? The piece makes a case for bringing them together to guide process improvements that would secure timely reimbursement from insurers and patients, and drill down to root causes of denials. The article also says pairing these two core revenue cycle processes could lead to significant savings -- potentially millions of dollars for a single facility. Read the article

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Making Metrics Matter At HIMSS17

Making Metrics Matter at HIMSS17

  • February 20, 2017

Today at HIMSS17 in Orlando, McKesson RelayHealth Financial took the wraps off of MyHealthyHospital.com, a unique program that lets hospital revenue cycle leaders benchmark their organization's fiscal fitness against peers nationwide. By simply entering their own hospital's data in the areas of Claim Quality, Reimbursement, Payment Velocity, and Productivity/Quality, visitors can learn if they are underperforming, on track, or exceeding averages in each revenue cycle area. They can use this information to identify areas for improvement that can improve revenue cycle performance. Watch the video to learn more about how RelayHealth Financial's revenue cycle expertise and claims database can help providers…

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McKesson Reinventing Revenue Cycle Management For A Value-Based World

McKesson Reinventing Revenue Cycle Management for a Value-Based World

  • February 20, 2017

McKesson Health Solutions is showcasing its suite of new and revamped products at HIMSS17 in Orlando. McKesson has invested in a reinvention of revenue cycle management, from financial and clinical clearance to payment integrity and analytics in order to help the healthcare industry transition to a value-based world. Solutions, services, and new programs highlighting advancements and expertise across the provider reimbursement process will be on display at HIMSS17 at McKesson’s booth #3479, including: Analytics: Healthy Hospital is a new program that uses advanced analytics to help providers benchmark key revenue cycle metrics. Financial Clearance: RelayHealth Financial will be previewing an upcoming…

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