Category Archives: Revenue Cycle

Call for Speakers!

By | May 10, 2019

Have you heard? The HFMA MA-RI Revenue Cycle Committee is seeking speaker and presentation proposals for its 2020 Annual Revenue Cycle Conference (RCC) to be held on January 16th and 17th at the Gillette Stadium Clubhouse, Foxboro, MA. Share your expertise, raise your professional profile, and help advance the state of the art and best practices relating to… Read More »

Revenue Cycle Conference – Reimagining for a More Efficient Tomorrow

Gillette Stadium once again played host for this year’s Revenue Cycle Conference. However, this year the conference was treated to an unobstructed view of the field, which really was a sight to see! Even though the New England Patriots were getting ready for the AFC Championship game, Coach Belichick thought the attendees should get their money’s worth when… Read More »

Get Ready for the Revenue Cycle Conference

By | January 9, 2019

It’s hard to believe, but the Revenue Cycle Conference at Gillette Stadium is only eight days away!  If you have not yet registered, you can do so online until Monday, January 14th at noon.  Visit this link for registration.  On-site registration will also be available on both Thursday and Friday at the conference. The two day program includes: A… Read More »

Get Ready for the Revenue Cycle Conference

By | December 19, 2018

We’re only four weeks away from this year’s Revenue Cycle Conference and if you are not yet registered, now is the time!  This year’s conference includes two days of educational content at the Putnam Club at Gillette Stadium, more than 50 vendors, Thursday night bowling, and great raffles and giveaways. From cost transparency to population health management, the conference… Read More »

Harder than It Looks: Appropriate Use of the CMS Advanced Beneficiary Notice (ABN)

Of all the acronyms that Medicare patients become familiar with, the “ABN” is certainly not one of the favorites. An ABN, or “Advance Beneficiary Notice” is a waiver form that alerts a patient that a test or procedure will likely not be covered by Medicare, usually due to CMS medical necessity requirements regarding required diagnoses for coverage or… Read More »

CMS 2019 Proposed PFS Rule: Where to start

By | October 10, 2018

Many of you are likely aware that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the following rule for comment, which were due in September: Medicare Program Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2019; Medicare Shared Savings Program Requirements; Quality Payment Program; and Medicaid Promoting Interoperability… Read More »

Five Best Practices in Hospital Pricing Transparency

By | August 27, 2018

The Advisory Board found that 89 percent of patients want to know their medical costs before receiving care. And that percentage is only expected to grow as healthcare becomes more consumer-centric—and as the financial burden continues to shift to patients through mechanisms like high-deductible health plans or self-funded employer plans. While demand for more information increases, many providers… Read More »