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Fool’s gold and the future of AI

Fool’s gold and the future of AI

Searching for success in a stream of big promises There’s a secret to sniffing out fool’s gold. Rubbing the ore…

How AI is reshaping prior authorization

How AI is reshaping prior authorization

Top insights from Frost & Sullivan’s executive think tank AI continues to drive fascinating conversations about the financial future of…

Our clients are our heroes

Health Systems + Hospitals Partners Physician + Specialty Practices

Waystar’s commitment to you

As COVID-19 continues to disrupt everyday life, many begin to wonder what changes will only be temporary and what will…

90% of provider have had to delay treatment due to prior authorization

Health Systems + Hospitals Physician + Specialty Practices

Prior authorization: 3 processes you need to…

Prior authorization is used as a tool to ensure high quality of care while controlling healthcare spending. However, the process…

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3 ways to increase patient collections

It used to be enough to render services, collect a copay, submit claims, and bill the patient. But due to…

The number of patients who seek care based on knowing out-of-pocket expenses in advance

Physician + Specialty Practices

How small practices tackle big RCM challenges

There's a reason patients want pricing information upfront when it comes to healthcare: it’s expensive. Consider data provided by the…

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AI can save you from drowning in…

If the revenue cycle is the boat carrying the funds your organization relies on, prior authorization problems are holes in…

3 tips to optimize rev cycle efficiency

3 tips to optimize rev cycle efficiency

Strengthening rev cycle efficiency is tough. And there's no denying how costly that can be when it comes to healthcare's…

Medical claims clearinghouse : must-have qualities

Medical claims clearinghouse : must-have qualities

Imagine all the hospitals in the US—that’s more than 6,000 organizations. Now realize each uses a different medical claims clearinghouse…

Recondo, now part of Waystar.

Waystar + Recondo: what the acquisition means…

Recondo is now part of Waystar You may have heard that Waystar recently acquired Recondo Technology. We're excited about this…

Recondo, now part of Waystar.

Welcome Recondo to the Waystar family

Waystar acquires Recondo We’re excited to announce that we’ve brought another landmark company under the Waystar banner—Recondo Technology. Both a…

Best practices for new PDGM home health rules

Physician + Specialty Practices

Best practices for new PDGM home health…

PDGM took effect Jan. 1: get 3 tips for success in the new home health landscape Launched as a result…

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Overcoming the 5 biggest billing service hurdles

If your organization is like most billing service companies, you’re facing more pressure than ever to grow your business on…

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Health Systems + Hospitals Physician + Specialty Practices

2 keys to better DRG accuracy

Consider this your reminder that DRG accuracy should be a key focus this year. Why? The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid…

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Health Systems + Hospitals Physician + Specialty Practices

Top 4 Actions to Bring Down Your…

There's no denying managing your denial rate is tough. Which explains why denials are one of the greatest hurdles healthcare…

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How to solve the top 5 challenges…

The state of claim status inquiries today Are you manually managing claim status inquiries or only partially electronically? That is,…

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What we learned at HIMSS19

It was an exciting few days for us at HIMSS19 in Orlando! With more than 42,500 attendees at this year’s…

Welcome Steve Levin, Chief Strategy Officer and Bill Barrett, General Counsel

Welcome Steve Levin, Chief Strategy Officer and…

We’re excited to announce two new key additions to our executive leadership team. We’ve appointed Steve Levin as chief strategy…

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Understanding clearinghouses: why the back end of…

The adoption of practice management systems and electronic health records continues to grow  as practices of all sizes look to…

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Top patient-pay trends to keep an eye…

Patient financial responsibility is not going away and is in a continuous state of the rising year after year. Providers…

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Clinical Consumer Survey – Consumer perspectives on…

Numerous studies have shown that social determinants of health (SDoH) undoubtedly impact consumers’ health status, outcomes and total cost of…