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Expert Q&A: Authorizations, denials + No Surprises Act compliance

Expert Q&A: Authorizations, denials + No Surprises…

When you’re managing rev cycle challenges like increasing denials and No Surprises Act compliance, there’s no substitute for experience. That’s…

No Surprises Act Q&A: All about Good Faith Estimates 
Health Systems + Hospitals
Physician + Specialty Practices

No Surprises Act Q&A: All about Good…

You asked — we answered. After covering the ins and outs of the No Surprises Act, Waystar experts are now…

6 tried-and-true ways to increase patient payments
Health Systems + Hospitals
Physician + Specialty Practices

6 tried-and-true ways to increase patient payments

The patient payment process is complex — to the point where some people are more anxious about paying for a…

3 ways RCM leaders can add value through technology — right now
Health Systems + Hospitals
Physician + Specialty Practices

3 ways RCM leaders can add value…

This time of year, rev cycle leaders find themselves asking one question: What changes can providers make now to add…

PayFacs 101: A complete guide to payment facilitators vs. ISOs
Health Systems + Hospitals
Physician + Specialty Practices

PayFacs 101: A complete guide to payment…

If you’re in healthcare rev cycle management, acronyms are nothing new.   Still, the ones that come along payment processors…

Can revenue cycle automation help you find hidden coverage?
Health Systems + Hospitals
Physician + Specialty Practices

Can revenue cycle automation help you find…

Revenue cycle automation is a hot topic in healthcare for good reason: Costs are at an all-time high. Patients and…

4 tips to boost point-of-service collections (and patient satisfaction)
Health Systems + Hospitals
Physician + Specialty Practices

4 tips to boost point-of-service collections (and…

Collections are a balancing act.   "If your point-of-service (POS) collections start at the point of service, you’re already behind,"…

How to empower patients + providers through a transparent + accurate financial experience
Health Systems + Hospitals
Physician + Specialty Practices

How to empower patients + providers through…

When it comes to patient retention and staff loyalty, healthcare practices are more challenged today. Growing consumerism in healthcare and…

5 success strategies every Federally Qualified Health Center needs to know

5 success strategies every Federally Qualified Health…

Five strategies for FQHCs to reduce denials, administrative burden and manual workflows while maximizing reimbursement.

No Surprises Act Q&A: Rules + regulations
Health Systems + Hospitals
Physician + Specialty Practices

No Surprises Act Q&A: Rules + regulations

Waystar has been delving into the No Surprises Act, from Good Faith Estimates to out-of-network services.  When it comes to…

Compassionate communication

Compassionate communication

Boost patient loyalty + payments by going back to the basics Patients often find their medical billing experience confusing and…

See the No Surprises Act in action
Health Systems + Hospitals
Physician + Specialty Practices

See the No Surprises Act in action

After covering the ins and outs of the No Surprises Act, you may feel prepared to put the teachings into…

Automating for efficiency + growth
Health Systems + Hospitals
Physician + Specialty Practices

Automating for efficiency + growth

MEASURING BENEFITS BEYOND ROI Recent years have brought new challenges for healthcare revenue cycle management (RCM) leaders. CFOs and VPs…

No Surprises Act Q&A: Understand out-of-network services
Health Systems + Hospitals
Physician + Specialty Practices

No Surprises Act Q&A: Understand out-of-network services

Waystar has covered all things about the No Surprises Act. First, we took a closer look at Good Faith Estimates.…

Impactful automation: Real-world results in your revenue cycle
Health Systems + Hospitals
Physician + Specialty Practices

Impactful automation: Real-world results in your revenue…

“Automation” and “RPA” are buzzwords that seem to promise big results in revenue cycle management (RCM)—but is the technology underdelivering?…

Detangle the No Surprises Act
Health Systems + Hospitals
Physician + Specialty Practices

Detangle the No Surprises Act

Staying in compliance with the No Surprises Act (NSA) often feels like a moving target. Keeping up with changing regulations…

Deep dive into coverage detection: How health practices are identifying missing or hidden coverage
Physician + Specialty Practices

Deep dive into coverage detection: How health…

When it comes to coverage detection, how much is slipping through the cracks?  As medical plans become increasingly complex and…

10 signs you could be getting more from your EMR, HIS or PM investment 
Health Systems + Hospitals
Physician + Specialty Practices

10 signs you could be getting more…

Are you maximizing your electronic health record (EHR), hospital information system (HIS) or practice management (PM) system investment?   Your…

Drive point-of-service revenue with honesty + accuracy
Health Systems + Hospitals
Physician + Specialty Practices

Drive point-of-service revenue with honesty + accuracy

Collecting point-of-service payments can feel like a huge hurdle. From changing medical coverage to an increase in high-deductible health plans,…

A better path to payments: Does your RCM partner measure up?
Health Systems + Hospitals
Physician + Specialty Practices

A better path to payments: Does your…

When it comes to patient payments, are you missing out on important opportunities to capture revenue? If your RCM partner…

Understanding the realities of patient payments
Health Systems + Hospitals
Physician + Specialty Practices

Understanding the realities of patient payments

Concerns about the cost of medical care and ability to pay are affecting consumers—now more than ever before. Today, 64%…