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How price transparency can help you drive revenue

How price transparency can help you drive…

Since going into effect at the beginning of this year, the price transparency mandate has encouraged hospitals across the country…

Top billing mistakes and how to fix them

Health Systems + Hospitals Physician + Specialty Practices

Top billing mistakes and how to fix…

Billing mistakes are inevitable. From having to juggle multiple systems, keeping up with mounting denials and appeals, and navigating the…

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Four tips for providers to reduce denials…

Managing denial rates has long been a challenge for providers. In the worst case, denied claims end up as unexpected—and…

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A better diagnosis for DME denials

Durable medical equipment (DME) represents approximately 2% of Medicare’s overall annual spending. According to CMS’ National Expenditures 2018 Highlights, Medicare paid…

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What Is revenue integrity and why Is…

No matter what industry you’re in, revenue integrity seems to be a constant buzzword. In healthcare, however, it is more…

A message from our CEO: 2020 in review and looking ahead

A message from our CEO: 2020 in…

2020 was a year unlike any other. It was full of both challenges and adaptation, loss and resilience. The global…

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How one DME supplier took on the…

For durable medical equipment (DME) suppliers, navigating billing and reimbursement can be time-consuming and resource intensive. Medicare reimbursement rules present…

Revenue cycle 101: prior authorization

Revenue cycle 101: prior authorization

Your introduction to the basics behind the healthcare revenue cycle. This week: prior authorization. Prior authorization. Pre-authorization. Precertification. Prior approval.…

The future of Medicare Advantage: home health and hospice provider spotlight

Physician + Specialty Practices

The future of Medicare Advantage: home health…

Part two in our guide to the changes coming to Medicare Advantage in 2021. Click here for part one. With…

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Health Systems + Hospitals Physician + Specialty Practices

The future of Medicare Advantage: what providers…

With Medicare Advantage enrollment continuing to rise and more plans offering more benefits than ever, big changes are coming in…

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Leveraging a propensity-to-pay solution to drive collections 

A growing self-pay population and more high-deductible plans means providers need to focus more than ever on improving collections. Core…

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What we're thankful for this year

2020 has been a year of challenges and surprises—most notably COVID-19. There has been more to navigate than we could…

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Revenue cycle 101: the life cycle of…

Your introduction to the basics behind understanding the healthcare revenue cycle. This week: the life cycle of a medical bill.…

Price transparency final rule: 6 steps to prepare

Health Systems + Hospitals

Price transparency final rule: 6 steps to…

With modifications, the below was originally published by Becker's Hospital Review on 6/20/2020. We recently hosted a webinar on a topic…

Claims data & COVID

Health Systems + Hospitals Physician + Specialty Practices

Claims data & COVID

How Testing, Telehealth and Elective Procedures Fluctuated from February to June COVID-19 has forever changed healthcare, and its long-term impact…

102x increase in Telehealth claim volume

Health Systems + Hospitals Partners Physician + Specialty Practices

6 telehealth rev cycle metrics to track…

Telehealth adoption has exploded in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many patients are prohibited or reluctant to venture out…

2 ways to work with payers during the COVID-19 crisis

2 ways to work with payers during…

Waystar is currently working to expand and introduce resources for those in healthcare dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. In this…

3 ways to support your people through the COVID-19 crisis

3 ways to support your people through…

Waystar is currently working to expand and introduce resources for those in healthcare dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. In this…

4 ways to support your patients through the COVID-19 crisis

Health Systems + Hospitals Physician + Specialty Practices

4 ways to support your patients through…

Waystar is currently working to expand and introduce resources for those in healthcare dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. In this…

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4 steps to getting the most out…

Today’s healthcare landscape faces truly unprecedented challenges, which means it’s more important than ever to use analytics to develop more…

A majority of providers only use analytics in a minimal or limited way.

Put analytics to work for your organization

In 2019, the healthcare analytics market exceeded $14 billion. By 2024, it is anticipated to hit $40 billion. As a…