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The payer episode: CMS interoperability rules and provider strategies for better conversations

The payer episode: CMS interoperability rules and provider strategies for better conversations

October 21, 2020

Chris Hobson, from Orion Health discusses CMS’s upcoming deadline for interoperability requirements for payers and Geneva Schlabach from Vispa and Mike Duke from Baker Tilly talk about denials management. 

Telehealth opportunities in oncology, and Stever Robbins shares the secret to tackling email overload

Telehealth opportunities in oncology, and Stever Robbins shares the secret to tackling email overload

October 7, 2020

Dr. Andrew Hertler of New Century Health discusses how telehealth can help keep patients on track with cancer screenings and treatment. Also in this episode, productivity expert Stever Robbins tells us once and for all how to handle email (Hint: It's not folders.)

Self-pay A/R best practices, Stark Law with Rep. Roger Marshall and CMS’s price transparency rule

Self-pay A/R best practices, Stark Law with Rep. Roger Marshall and CMS’s price transparency rule

September 23, 2020

Chad Mulvany talks with members of the task force that developed recommendations around self-pay accounts receivable best practices, Rich Daly interviews Rep. Roger Marshall about his efforts to get CMS to speed up their overhaul of Stark and Antitrust laws. Gregory Adams from sponsor organization Panacea discusses some aspects of CMS's price transparency rule that hospitals might be missing. 

Remote revenue cycle challenges, job hunting tips and how to share your good news with HFMA

Remote revenue cycle challenges, job hunting tips and how to share your good news with HFMA

September 9, 2020

Kim Scaccia from Wisconsin-based Mercyhealth discusses how her organization cracked the code on a remote work force. Quintin Smith from Baker Tilly talks about staying positive after a layoff. And HFMA's Jennifer Novoseletsky tells us how members can share their good news with each other.

Jen's contact info:

Email: jnovoseletsky@hfma.org

Twitter handle: @JenNovo_HFMA

The “next normal” and how to get there

The “next normal” and how to get there

August 26, 2020

Beth Kaplan of Deloitte & Touche discusses how a consistent process of assessment and adjustment can help healthcare organizations get through each phase of the pandemic and beyond. Also, HFMA Community Manager Melanie Binder announces a new Community Callout.

CMS Administrator Seema Verma Receives HFMA’s Board of Directors Award, Talks with CEO Joe Fifer

CMS Administrator Seema Verma Receives HFMA’s Board of Directors Award, Talks with CEO Joe Fifer

August 19, 2020

At HFMA's Digital Annual Conference, President and CEO Joe Fifer presented CMS Administrator Seema Verma with the Association's highest honor: the Richard L. Clarke Board of Directors Award in recognition of her outstanding contributions to healthcare in a role that involves oversight of a $1 trillion budget, representing 26% of the total federal budget, and administration of health coverage programs for more than 130 million Americans. Following the presentation, Fifer and Verma had a Q&A session in which she addressed price transparency, the pandemic, and the future of value-based care.

Rep. Suzan Delbene’s value-based payment legislation and Humana’s population health milestone in Medicare Advantage markets

Rep. Suzan Delbene’s value-based payment legislation and Humana’s population health milestone in Medicare Advantage markets

August 12, 2020

Rich Daly interviews Rep. Suzan Delbene about the Value in Health Care Act, proposed legislation that would make a series of hospital-supported changes to value-based programs operated by Medicare. Andrew Renda of Humana talks about how the company improved Healthy Days in Medicare Advantage markets. In a sponsored segment, MedAssist Senior Vice President Nate Allen and Carilion Clinic's Vice President of Revenue Cycle Brett Tracy discuss Medicaid expansion in Virginia.

 

Sponsored by MedAssist

Telehealth: How the COVID-19 pandemic can ultimately lead to better health in rural communities

Telehealth: How the COVID-19 pandemic can ultimately lead to better health in rural communities

July 29, 2020

Doug Morse, CEO of Iowa's Hansen Family Hospital, and Rebecca Marsh, a senior vice president at nThrive, discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has forced many healthcare organizations to ramp up their telehealth strategies quickly and how that increase in telehealth has introduced opportunities for telehealth in rural communities.

A surprising analysis around hospital reimbursement during the COVID-19 pandemic. Plus: What is Joe Biden’s healthcare plan?

A surprising analysis around hospital reimbursement during the COVID-19 pandemic. Plus: What is Joe Biden’s healthcare plan?

July 15, 2020

Iodine Software's Troy Wasilefsky discusses a recent analysis his company performed around hospital reimbursement. Some of the results may surprise you. Also in this episode, Rich Daly and Chad Mulvany discuss Joe Biden's healthcare plan.

The coronavirus pandemic: A time when cash becomes priceless

The coronavirus pandemic: A time when cash becomes priceless

July 1, 2020

Venson Wallin and Richard Walker of BDO Consulting discuss cash: how to get it, how to keep it, and how to use it wisely.

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