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4 impacts of a fragmented patient financial experience
Health Systems + Hospitals
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4 impacts of a fragmented patient financial…

How to solve + stay ahead Providing a smooth patient financial experience is about more than streamlining the payment process.…

How to reduce back-office denials with a better patient access solution
Health Systems + Hospitals
Physician + Specialty Practices

How to reduce back-office denials with a…

Learn why a comprehensive approach to patient access eligibility has become a critical component of RCM, especially denial reduction.

Do more with less: reducing effort while increasing productivity in your revenue cycle
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Physician + Specialty Practices

Do more with less: reducing effort while…

Explore the difference between general-purpose and purpose-built automation and learn how to increase productivity without growing headcount.

Outsmarting the moving denials target
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Physician + Specialty Practices

Outsmarting the moving denials target

There's no room for error when it comes to denials. Check out these 3 tips for achieving a stronger denial rate with a smarter approach.

The 3 P’s of patient consumerism

The 3 P’s of patient consumerism

With the right tech and tools, you can elevate the patient financial experience, streamline operations and improve revenue flow.

Surveying the potential of AI and automation for hospitals and health systems

Surveying the potential of AI and automation…

Highlights from Waystar and The Health Management Academy's latest survey, examining the transformative power of AI +RPA powered solutions.

CMS announces final draft rules for No Surprises Act

CMS announces final draft rules for No…

All three rules under the law are scheduled to become effective on Jan. 1, 2022.

Work smarter: 3 Cs to better claim monitoring

Work smarter: 3 Cs to better claim…

Revenue cycle management (RCM) is continuously evolving. Longstanding challenges like manual AR reconciliation or limited options for prioritizing claim follow-up…

5 ways providers can solve their most common Medicare billing challenges

5 ways providers can solve their most…

According to recent research, the number of adults over the age of 65 is growing at a rate of about…

How billing services can achieve optimal revenue cycle management 

How billing services can achieve optimal revenue…

Billing services are experiencing unprecedented demand. According to a recent report, the aging population, expansions in government coverage eligibility and…

Three benefits of switching to electronic claim attachments

Three benefits of switching to electronic claim…

Examining how electronic claim attachments alleviate administrative waste, prevent costly denials and accelerate cash flow.

Revenue cycle 101: charity care screening

Revenue cycle 101: charity care screening

Your introduction to the basics of the healthcare revenue cycle. This week: charity care screening. What is charity care screening?…

How front-end automation supports a more efficient + precise revenue cycle

How front-end automation supports a more efficient…

How using an effective automation strategy in key front-end areas of your revenue cycle grows reimbursement and creates a stronger patient financial experience.

Revenue cycle 101: denial and appeal management

Revenue cycle 101: denial and appeal management

How and why an insurance claim is denied, what the appeal process looks like and how automation is transforming the process.

The future of Medicare Advantage: what providers need to know
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Physician + Specialty Practices

The future of Medicare Advantage: what providers…

Outlining the key changes to Medicare Advantage, from cost-sharing adjustments to new, expanded coverage options.

Put analytics to work for your organization

Put analytics to work for your organization

Four tips for healthcare organizations of any size or specialitiy for using analytics to get the most out of their rev cycle data.

4 steps to getting the most out of your analytics

4 steps to getting the most out…

Learn about four simple steps healthcare organizations can take to get the most out of the data that powers the revenue cycle.

How the right coverage detection solution can increase revenue + ease burden on your staff
Health Systems + Hospitals
Physician + Specialty Practices

How the right coverage detection solution can…

See how the right tech + tools help providers collect more from payers—rather than patients—and boost staff productivity.

6 telehealth rev cycle metrics to track right now [updated]
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Partners
Physician + Specialty Practices

6 telehealth rev cycle metrics to track…

The core telehealth metrics you need to track to ensure billing accuracy, maximize payer reimbursement and reduce claim rejections and denials.

Why patients aren’t using your patient portal
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Physician + Specialty Practices

Why patients aren’t using your patient portal

Patient portals are crucial for any modern provider's rev cycle--so why are people often so reluctant to use them?

Automating claim status checks to accelerate cash
Health Systems + Hospitals
Physician + Specialty Practices

Automating claim status checks to accelerate cash

How successful healthcare organizations mange claim inquiries with solutions that automatically review + edit claims pre-submission.