Patient Billing

eAssist Dental Health Education Foundation Goes Over and Above to Drive Systemic Health | 11/7/2020

eAssist Dental Health Education Foundation Goes Over and Above to Drive Systemic Health Helping patients help themselves stay their healthiest SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – eAssist Dental Solutions, the nation’s leading provider of virtual insurance and patient billing services for dental offices, proudly launches its new Dental Health Education Foundation, a nonprofit organization on a mission to spread awareness of the importance of dental cleanings. This year COVID …

How Carilion Clinic is revamping the patient financial experience | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/2/2020

… due to the rise of health plans with high out-of-pocket costs. To successfully navigate this trend, provider organizations must focus on improving billing flexibility and transparency for patients. Initiatives to improve the patient billing experience have become even more vital amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The crisis has not only placed significant financial stress on hospitals and health systems across the U.S., but many consumers are feeling the …

Mnet Health’s Text-to-Pay on iPhone & Android - Now Available | PRWeb | 10/22/2020

… bills by just using their smartphones. We believe every patient deserves a helpful, transparent, easy to navigate financial experience in healthcare ALISO VIEJO, Calif. Mnet Health, the leader in surgical revenue cycle management and patient billing services has announced the launch of its Text-to-Pay solution to help patients pay their medical bills. Mnet’s SMS platform is designed to deliver all patient financial services — everything from payment in full …

How to Build an EHR System | 10/21/2020

… enables to : Manage your Patient’s Appointments smoothly Manage your Patient’s Queue flawlessly Manage Paperless Consultation / Prescription & Procedures Manage Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) for your Patients Set up Automated Communications (Email & SMS) to Patients Manage Patient Billing s (Invoices, Receipts, Refunds) Manage your Inventory / Pharmacy Back Office Platform for your Clinic & Hospital : Manage your Doctors & Staffs (with Permissions & Access Control) Manage your Doctors Calendar Create your Procedure & Drug Catalogs Manage your Expenses …

eAssist Confirmed as Great Place to Work by Workforce of Nearly 1000 Dental Billing Professionals | PR Newswire | 10/21/2020

SALT LAKE CITY , Oct. 21, eAssist Dental Solutions, the nation’s leading provider of virtual insurance and patient billing services for dental offices, proved to be one of America’s greatest places to work, as judged by their own workforce of nearly 1000 dental billing professionals. Becoming Great Place to Work-Certified™ is a significant achievement. Using validated employee feedback gathered with GPTW’s rigorous, data-driven methodology, Certification confirms more than 9 …

Oklahoma Hospital Selects Evident EHR and TruBridge RCM Solutions for Their Integration, Intuitive Workflows, and Financial Efficiencies | Business Wire | 10/6/2020

… Haskell Regional Hospital, Inc. and future facilities due to the corporate agreement. “Through integration with the Evident EHR solution, our teams will be able to easily reconcile charges and eliminate duplicate entries, making our patient billing process more accurate and having a positive impact on profitability, which is key to solid business operations,” Singh added. According to Boyd Douglas, president and chief executive officer of CPSI, “The combination of our …

Healthcare Cloud Computing Market Research Trends Analysis by 2020 to 2025 - MarketWatch | 10/5/2020

… in far flung affected person tracking. Healthcare cloud computing helps quicker accessibility of digital medical records and huge storage of clinical statistics in hospitals and clinics. Cloud computing also performs a vital function in patient billing and reduces capital expenditure which is associated with conventional mode of billing practices. The Global Healthcare Cloud Computing Market is segmented on the lines of its service, cloud deployment model, application, end user and …

Billing Specialist, Health Services | 10/2/2020

Julissa Jose October 2, 2020 Responsible for the administration of patient billing functions for Health Services FQHC Primary Care, Mental Health and Dental programs and will serve as a billing coding information specialist. Education and Certification: High School Diploma or GED. Medical Billing and Coding certificate required. Certified Medical Coder, not required but a plus …

Cedar Partners With West Tennessee Healthcare to Modernize the Patient Financial Experience | PR Newswire | 9/29/2020

… is already off to such a great start, and look forward to seeing the positive impact our new digital platform will have on the patient experience.” “At Cedar, our goal is to modernize the patient billing experience, so that we are able to drive meaningful engagement, greater transparency, and healthier bottom lines,” said Florian Otto , CEO and co-founder of Cedar. “We are excited to be working with an organization …

Patient Accounts Representative- Financial Counselor -TEMPORARY, Per Diem, Days (30) | 9/26/2020

Patient Accounts Representative- Financial Counselor -TEMPORARY, Per Diem, Days (30) PATIENT FINANCIAL COUNSELOR Reviews all accounts new to self-pay for accuracy and prepares accounts for patient billing Answer patient inquiries concerning hospital bills and help them resolve any difficulties Identify patterns, problems, and trends developing with respect to internal processing delays and delays in payment, recommends corrective action Arrange payment plan in accordance to hospital policies Follow the patient …

Friday, September 25, 2020 | Kaiser Health News | 9/25/2020

… the headquarters. (Diamond, 9/24) Modern Healthcare: HHS Slows Community Health Center 340B Discounts Rule The Trump administration is slowing down its plan to hold back money from community health centers unless they change their patient billing practices under the 340B drug discount program. The administration was going to finalize the rule without going through a standard notice and comment period. But HHS on Thursday published it as a proposed rule …

Trump Administration To Allow Importation Of Prescription Drugs | Kaiser Health News | 9/25/2020

… the headquarters. (Diamond, 9/24) Modern Healthcare: HHS Slows Community Health Center 340B Discounts Rule The Trump administration is slowing down its plan to hold back money from community health centers unless they change their patient billing practices under the 340B drug discount program. The administration was going to finalize the rule without going through a standard notice and comment period. But HHS on Thursday published it as a proposed rule …

3 Tips On MEDICAL SERVICES IN USA You Can Not Afford To Skip | 9/8/2020

… These services can be provided as per the demands of the medical practitioner. The professionals can pay for the services they require and skip the rest. For instance, a health caregiver can opt for patient billing and reminder calls services and skip the patient balance remainder calls services depending on the services they have claimed to provide to their patients. All of these services benefit the medical practitioner as well …

4 Ways That Healthcare Systems Can Manage Denied Claims | 9/2/2020

… inefficiencies have many root causes, from weak clerical skills to outdated or abused technology. It’s a fact that some health systems have complex, poorly integrated and often outdated technology, and many legacy accounting and patient billing systems are 10 – 25 years old and not capable of meeting the needs of a rapidly changing healthcare reimbursement environment. It is quite possible that a junior revenue cycle professional may be working in …

OODA Health Taps Alcide to Provide Kubernetes Security for Its Growing Applications on Bottlerocket | Globe Newswire | 9/1/2020

… based startup that raised $40.5 million in 2018 to remove inefficiency and waste from healthcare administration. OODA Health’s solution, OODAPay™, is a cloud-based healthcare payment platform that relieves providers of the burden of patient billing and empowers payers to deliver a superior payment experience for members. OODAPay™ utilizes Bottlerocket and Amazon EKS and tapped Alcide for its K8s-native security features. “As a healthcare solutions provider, we must seek …

Surgical Notes Turns Around Chicago ASC’s Revenue Cycle Performance | PR Newswire | 8/26/2020

… RCM partner. This eventually led Rush SurgiCenter to Surgical Notes and SNBilling. SNBilling manages all aspects of the ASC billing process, from insurance verification and authorization through complete adjudication of the insurance claims and patient billing . SNBilling’s expert teams monitor all critical ASC revenue cycle key performance indicators to identify problems negatively affecting revenue and profits and apply data-driven changes that achieve lasting financial and operational improvements. Once Surgical …

Medical Biller | 8/21/2020

Third party payer follow up and appeals Responding to and resolving patient billing inquiries Charge entries and other data integrity assurance Qualifications Include: Working knowledge of Medical Insurance procedures A high level of customer service, organizational and computer skills Must be detail oriented Office billing experience – preferred This role is onsite, in our clients administration office where patients are not seen. Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm. Pay ranges from $14.25-17.00/hr …

Georgia regional hospital debuts patient billing solution | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/21/2020

Colquitt Regional Medical Center in Moultrie, Ga., is offering a financial tool that allows patients to prequalify for credit to pay their medical bills from their mobile devices via Ameris Bank and iVita Financial. The all-digital payment financing tool aims to offer patients flexible bill payment options and improve collections for the hospital, according to Ameris and iVita. Patients can prequalify for credit up to $8,000, and Colquitt Regional …

Geisinger partners with VisitPay | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/20/2020

Geisinger, a 13-hospital system based in Danville, Pa., will roll out new digital financial products through a partnership with VisitPay. The health system is partnering with VisitPay to streamline patient billing and provide patients with consolidated billing statements. VisitPay also will provide the health system’s revenue cycle teams with a customer service portal to enable them to manage patient financial obligations and requests. “At Geisinger our sole focus is …

Global (Covid-19 Impact)Medical Data Management Sales Market (Sales,Revenue and competitors Analysis of Major Market) from 2014-2026 | 8/18/2020

… Systems Hyland Software On the basis of product, this report displays the production, revenue, price, market share and growth rate of each type, primarily split into Patient Medical Records Management Admission & Registration Document Management Patient Billing Documents Management On the basis on the end users/applications, this report focuses on the status and outlook for major applications/end users, sales volume, market share and growth rate of Medical Data Management …

Geisinger Partners with VisitPay as Importance of Patient Billing Experience Peaks Amid Economic Downturn | Benzinga | 8/18/2020

BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – VisitPay , the leader in patient financial engagement, today announced it is partnering with Geisinger, an integrated health system serving 1.5 million customers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey with 13 hospitals and 550,000-member health plan, to offer patients a consolidated, personalized healthcare billing experience as the nation continues to face a pandemic-induced recession. VisitPay’s innovative financial products and expertise will allow Geisinger …

Geisinger Partners with VisitPay as Importance of Patient Billing Experience Peaks Amid Economic Downturn | Globe Newswire | 8/18/2020

In latest move to set health industry example, premier health system leverages new digital financial solutions to bolster customer experience and support end-to-end care August 18, 2020 08:00 ET Source: VisitPay BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – VisitPay , the leader in patient financial engagement, today announced it is partnering with Geisinger, an integrated health system serving 1.5 million customers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey with 13 hospitals …

VisitPay, Geisinger partner to streamline patient billing, payments | 8/18/2020

Cloud-based patient billing provider VisitPay is partnering with the Geisinger Health System to simplify the billing and payments process for both patients and providers. Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million customers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, with 13 hospitals and a 550,000-member health plan. Boise, Idaho-based VisitPay will provide Geisinger an integrated customer service portal to help hospital employees manage patient payment obligations, customer requests and financial …

Banner Health Adopts Cerner’s Revenue Cycle Management Product | RevCycle Intelligence | 7/17/2020

… with the vendor. Specifically, 88 percent of representatives felt their relationship with Cerner improved, up from 44 percent the previous quarter. As part of the recent expansion, Banner Health will integrate Cerner’s registration, scheduling, patient billing , practice management solutions, and transaction services with its existing EHR on Cerner’s Millennium platform. Cerner’s open platform is expected to offer a way to more easily integrate third-party applications.“After comprehensive planning and …

Banner Health implements Cerner RCM platform: 3 notes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/16/2020

… a single platform. Three notes: 1. The Phoenix-based health system’s revenue cycle integration will enhance clinician and patient experiences across its 28 hospitals and clinics. 2. Banner Health will integrate Cerner’s registration, scheduling, patient billing , practice management and transaction services with its existing Cerner Millennium EHR platform, which will allow the health system to better adapt to new payment structures and centralize single-source patient charting and reporting. 3 …

COVID-19

eAssist Dental Health Education Foundation Goes Over and Above to Drive Systemic Health | 11/7/2020

eAssist Dental Health Education Foundation Goes Over and Above to Drive Systemic Health Helping patients help themselves stay their healthiest SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – eAssist Dental Solutions, the nation’s leading provider of virtual insurance and patient billing services for dental offices, proudly launches its new Dental Health Education Foundation, a nonprofit organization on a mission to spread awareness of the importance of dental cleanings. This year COVID …

Revenue Cycle Management

Mnet Health’s Text-to-Pay on iPhone & Android - Now Available | PRWeb | 10/22/2020

Mnet Health’s Text-to-Pay on iPhone & Android - Now Available Share Article Text-to-Pay solution provides a better patient experience and helps patients stay on top of their medical bills by just using their smartphones. We believe every patient deserves a helpful, transparent, easy to navigate financial experience in healthcare ALISO VIEJO, Calif. Mnet Health, the leader in surgical revenue cycle management and patient billing services has announced the …

ACA

Friday, September 25, 2020 | Kaiser Health News | 9/25/2020

… The Trump administration is slowing down its plan to hold back money from community health centers unless they change their patient billing practices under the 340B drug discount program. The administration was going to finalize … and Padilla, 9/24) Trump ‘Affirms’ Preexisting Condition Protections Enacted By Obamacare President Donald Trump signed an executive order that he claims preserve the Affordable Care Act’s popular protections for people with preexisting conditions while his …

Medicaid

Fragmented Healthcare, Complexity Stunt Care Access, Consumerism | Patient Engagement HIT | 7/14/2020

… Healthcare, Complexity Stunt Care Access, Consumerism Survey data shows patients want a consumer healthcare experience that simplifies care access and patient billing. Healthcare is next to impossible to access and engage with, dissuading nearly 50 … categories indicating an easier process still came in over 100. Medicaid enrollees were more likely to find these processes easy compared to patients with other health plans, and still Medicaid members scored access a 119 …

HIPAA

‘Refusal to properly report’ data breach spurs $2.175M fine for Sentara Hospitals | Healthcare Dive | 12/2/2019

Healthcare at the time of the breach. Sentara Hospitals agreed to a corrective action plan including new HIPAA-related training materials for employees. It also agreed to keep OCR briefed on the progress of the … with Sentara Hospitals, which in 2017 had inadvertently merged 577 patient billing statements into the mailing labels of more than 16,300 other people, leading to a breach of PHI. However, Sentara officials had insisted that …

Healthcare IT Market

Global Healthcare Information Technology (HCIT) Market Size was at USD 125 Billion in 2015, and is Estimated to Reach USD 297 Billion by 2022, With a CAGR of 13.2% - Valuates Reports™ | PR Newswire | 11/28/2019

… 2015, and is Estimated to Reach USD 297 Billion by 2022, With a CAGR of 13.2% - Valuates Reports™ News provided by Nov 28, 2019, 08:15 ET BANGALORE, India , Nov. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Global Healthcare IT Market Overview : 2022 The global healthcare IT market size was valued at USD 125 billion in 2015, reaching USD 297 billion by 2022, with a CAGR of 13.2%. This market growth is due to the …

Medical Billing

At one health system, self-service portal now accounts for 28% of collections | Healthcare IT News | 11/26/2019

patient billing systems on the market today. Some of the vendors of these systems include Advanced Data Systems, AdvancedMD, CareVoyant Medical Billing, DrChrono, Kareo, MedicsPremier, NextGen Healthcare, RevenueHealth Works and Waystar. MEETING THE CHALLENGE Patient financial engagement is an evolving process that requires continual reassessment and refinement. “We wanted to ensure that revenue cycle teams were able to leverage patient segments, consumer feedback and key performance indicators to implement, test …

Patient Satisfaction

At one health system, self-service portal now accounts for 28% of collections | Healthcare IT News | 11/26/2019

… that meet their financing needs,” said Mike Weed, senior vice president, financial operations, at Integris. “We also wanted to improve patient satisfaction and track patient feedback about their individual experiences.” As a community-centered, non … than manage bills through a portal. MARKETPLACE There are many patient billing systems on the market today. Some of the vendors of these systems include Advanced Data Systems, AdvancedMD, CareVoyant Medical Billing, DrChrono, Kareo, MedicsPremier …

Patient Financial Engagement

At one health system, self-service portal now accounts for 28% of collections | Healthcare IT News | 11/26/2019

patient billing systems on the market today. Some of the vendors of these systems include Advanced Data Systems, AdvancedMD, CareVoyant Medical Billing, DrChrono, Kareo, MedicsPremier, NextGen Healthcare, RevenueHealth Works and Waystar. MEETING THE CHALLENGE Patient financial engagement is an evolving process that requires continual reassessment and refinement. “We wanted to ensure that revenue cycle teams were able to leverage patient segments, consumer feedback and key performance indicators to implement, test …

Patient Financial Experience

At one health system, self-service portal now accounts for 28% of collections | Healthcare IT News | 11/26/2019

… those patients who prefer to speak with a person rather than manage bills through a portal. MARKETPLACE There are many patient billing systems on the market today. Some of the vendors of these systems include … that often accompany patient billing.” The decision to prioritize the patient financial experience was prompted by the need to integrate the patient financial journey into the overall patient experience, he explained. “To make that possible …

Medicare

(USA) Patient Billing Coder Services Rep 40 HOURS 1st SHIFT, DAYS | 11/18/2019

Day Shift Position Purpose: This position is responsible for the billing, collections and patient/payer contact processes in the PBS Department. This position will not be doing any actual billing or receivable duties, but will require strong knowledge of coding with regards to Medicare Medical Necessity and other lab related payer policies. Familiarity with Meditech , EPIC and insurance verification software would be desired as well. Job Description Details: Completes timely …

Patient Communication

Industry Voices—5 tactics to digitally transform patient financial engagement strategies | FierceHealthcare | 11/12/2019

… bill even before they received a printed statement. Also, more patients paid online RELATED: Industry Voices—The Rx for improved patient billing experiences Convenience cuts costs Not only does digital communication make it easier for … patient financial engagement strategies. Strategy 1: Don’t abandon print Omnichannel patient communication should include some printed information, such as statements. A 2019 Consumer Action study found that 74% of consumers want printed medical bills to …

Telehealth

Does the Patient Engagement Technology Market Meet Consumer Needs? | Patient Engagement HIT | 11/11/2019

… that patient engagement framework include patient experience, patient self-management, marketing and communication, wayfinding, provider search, patient engagement, care coordination, patient billing, and many other areas. Patient engagement vendors Allscripts, CipherHealth, and GetWellNetwork are market … have patient education materials uploaded onto them. SONIFI Health, pCare, TeleHealth Services, eVideon, and GetWellNetwork have all emerged as leaders in this area. Orca and Luma Health have proven useful for patient outreach and navigation …

Patient Engagement

Does the Patient Engagement Technology Market Meet Consumer Needs? | Patient Engagement HIT | 11/11/2019

Does the Patient Engagement Technology Market Meet Consumer Needs? KLAS outlined key patient engagement technology vendors that appear to be meeting consumer needs. Source: Thinkstock The patient engagement technology field has long been a crowded … marketing and communication, wayfinding, provider search, patient engagement, care coordination, patient billing, and many other areas. Patient engagement vendors Allscripts, CipherHealth, and GetWellNetwork are market leaders that deliver patient experience suites at least somewhat aligning …

Patient Payments

CareCloud Launches Integrated Patient Payments Solution | 11/9/2019

CareCloud Launches Integrated Patient Payments Solution CareCloud Launches Integrated Patient Payments Solution November 9, 2019 30 Views CareCloud has announced the availability of CareCloud Patient Payments, its new integrated credit processing solution available to users of CareCloud Central, the company’s medical practice management system. The new solution enables medical groups to process patient payments more efficiently, offer greater payment flexibility to patients, and improve overall patient billing effectiveness. CareCloud Patient …

EMR

How CHI revamped its patient billing strategy to improve collections, satisfaction | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/7/2019

… CommonSpirit), and John Talaga, executive vice president and general manager of healthcare at Flywire, discussed the need to transform the patient billing experience and how CHI rolled out a patient-centric billing strategy to improve … experience for patients. “Given the foundation [of the system] — multiple EMRs, outsourced RCM services and lack of standardization — we lacked control of the patient statement, had fragmented online payment abilities, and patients had to call …

Respiratory Care

(USA-TX-Lubbock) Respiratory Care Practitioner - Full Time / Nights | 11/7/2019

St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Respiratory Care Practitioner - Full Time / Nights in Lubbock , Texas Job Summary: Plans, prepares, and delivers a broad range of respiratory care procedures and diagnostic studies. Documents all respiratory care on appropriate records. Inspects, tests, maintains and operates respiratory care equipment.Completes patient billing. Essential Functions: Plans, prepares, and delivers respiratory care treatments including IPPB, aerosol nebulizer, chest physical therapy, incentive spirometry, sputum induction, volume ventilation, and …

Surprise Billing

How hospitals avoid or reduce patient billing disputes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/30/2019

Patient billing disputes result in more work for hospital staff and can potentially stand in the way of timely payment for services. However, many organizations are making efforts to avoid or reduce such disagreements. Here … insurance and billing process. Real-time authorizations help to eliminate surprise billing. As we provide accurate estimates for patients and expectations of what a bill will be, patients are able to have a choice. Our …

HIMSS

OODA Health Launches OODAPay to Overhaul Healthcare Payments; Pilot Achieves 96% Patient Satisfaction with Healthcare Billing | 10/28/2019

… that providers can focus on delivering care and payers own the member financial experience. The OODAPay approach meaningfully improves the patient billing experience and creates opportunities for higher payment collections. OODA Health launched a pilot … plans exacerbates the problem. In a recent industry survey from HIMSS and OODA Health, 72 percent of patients are confused by their explanation of benefits (EOB) and 70 percent of patients are confused by their …

Medical Coding

Cloud-Based Healthcare Software Leaders Announce New Partnership | Business Wire | 10/25/2019

… medical coding, insurance and patient billing, revenue cycle management, and accounts receivable collections. For more information, visit www.hstpathways.com . About Casetabs. Today, over 100 million surgeries are coordinated in the US every year with fragmented chains of emails, text messages, phone calls, and faxes. Casetabs uses an intuitive central coordination hub, which delivers real-time case information and updates to facility staff, physician office staff, physicians, anesthesiologists and vendor reps. Casetabs …

Home Health

(USA-WA-Wenatchee) Patient Billing Specialist | 9/19/2019

Confluence Health Patient Billing Specialist in Wenatchee , Washington Position Summary: Performs all tasks necessary to ensure accurate and timely billing of payors for services provided by Home Health and Hospice of Central Washington Homecare Services. Possesses in-depth knowledge of complex billing guidelines, processes corrected claims, insurance denials and appeals. Works with various auditing agencies to confirm accurate billing and reimbursement. Communicates with payor representatives, patients and corporate entities. Knowledge …

Health Management

Industry Voices—The Rx for improved patient billing experiences | FierceHealthcare | 8/31/2019

… in our country, according to a recent study of 20 of the top 100 U.S. health systems conducted by The Health Management Academy (The Academy). RELATED: Hospitals, doctors raise alarm over surprise billing legislation advanced … their phone, why are we still struggling to figure out patient billing? So, what can health system executives do? Below are three recommendations: Treat patients like people, not transactions Healthcare is not like the retail …

Digital Health

Inbox Health Closes $4.4 Million Funding Round to Reinvent Patient Billing and Payments | PRWeb | 6/26/2019

Inbox Health Closes $4.4 Million Funding Round to Reinvent Patient Billing and Payments Share Article Inbox Health, Inc., an innovative digital health and fintech startup that helps medical billing companies better communicate and transact with patients, announced that it has raised $1.87 million from leading venture capital firms and angel investors, closing out their oversubscribed seed round at $4.41M. NEW HAVEN, Conn. (PRWEB) June 26, 2019 Inbox Health will use …

Home Health Care

House Democrats push DOJ on Obamacare - POLITICO | 5/14/2019

… California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Monday filed a multistate lawsuit over a final rule that rescinds the ability of home health care workers to voluntarily deduct their benefits and union dues from their paychecks … old law intended to force providers and payers to settle patient billing disputes through “baseball-style” arbitration. According to Georgetown’s analysis , the law has successfully protected many consumers from major sources of surprise medical bills …

Clinical Information Systems

Implementation best practices: Ringing up success with finance IT | Healthcare IT News | 5/1/2019

03:04 PM Share Clinical information systems help keep patients healthy and safe, but financial information systems help keep healthcare provider organizations up and running. There is no underestimating the importance of finance IT. This is … healthcare, there are few challenges as systemic and widespread as patient billing,” he stated. “For many large hospitals and health systems, patient payments can comprise more than 20 percent of a health system’s revenue – and …

Cerner

Banner Health Adopts Cerner’s Revenue Cycle Management Product | RevCycle Intelligence | 7/17/2020

Value-Based Care News Banner Health Adopts Cerner’s Revenue Cycle Management Product Cerner‘s revenue cycle management product is designed to streamline and simplify the clinician and patient experience across Banner Health’s system of hospitals and … the recent expansion, Banner Health will integrate Cerner’s registration, scheduling, patient billing, practice management solutions, and transaction services with its existing EHR on Cerner’s Millennium platform. Cerner’s open platform is expected to offer a way …

Banner Health implements Cerner RCM platform: 3 notes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/16/2020

Cerner RCM platform: 3 notes Jackie Drees - Banner Health announced July 16 it is integrating Cerner’s revenue cycle and practice management solutions with its existing EHR to connect its clinical, financial and operational data on a single platform. Three notes: 1. The Phoenix-based health system’s revenue cycle integration will enhance clinician and patient experiences across its 28 hospitals and clinics. 2. Banner Health will integrate Cerner’s registration, scheduling, patient …

Change Healthcare

Fragmented Healthcare, Complexity Stunt Care Access, Consumerism | Patient Engagement HIT | 7/14/2020

Patient Responsibility News Fragmented Healthcare, Complexity Stunt Care Access, Consumerism Survey data shows patients want a consumer healthcare experience that simplifies care access and patient billing. Healthcare is next to impossible to access and engage with, dissuading nearly 50 percent of from care access whatsoever, according to a new Harris Poll commissioned by Change Healthcare. More than two-thirds of patients polled said every step of the healthcare access process …

Global Healthcare IT Market Report 2019 | PR Newswire | 6/20/2019

… as: Agfa Healthcare NV ( Belgium ) Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc. ( USA ) athenahealth, Inc. ( USA ) Carestream Health, Inc. ( USA ) Cerner Corporation ( USA ) Change Healthcare ( USA ) CPSI ( USA ) DXC Technology ( USA ) eClinicalWorks ( USA ) Epic Systems Corporation ( USA ) GE … Information Systems Healthcare Provider IT - Non-Clinical Functions Financial Systems Patient Billing Cost Accounting General Ledger Accounts Payable Benefits Administration Electronic Claims Payroll Pharmacy Management Information Systems Other Financial Systems 6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE HIS Market …

OODA Health

Blue Shield of California Offers Financial Support to Healthcare Providers in Response to COVID-19 Crisis | PR Newswire | 4/6/2020

… with the pressures of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Blue Shield is planning to accelerate an innovative new, high-tech patient billing solution that was introduced in a pilot program in northern California last fall … a patient billing solution with San Francisco -based technology startup OODA Health and northern California providers such as Hill Physicians and Dignity Health. The payment pilot program was launched in the Sacramento region last year …

Blue Shield of California to help hospitals get cash quicker | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/6/2020

patient billing solution that is currently in a pilot phase with a provider in Northern California. The solution, which will be offered to more in-network providers in California, allows providers to get the patient’s portion of a bill at the time of claim adjudication. Blue Shield has been working with technology startup OODA Health and San Francisco-based Dignity Health, among others, on the initiative. More articles on healthcare …

PatientPay

North Carolinian medical billing startup PatientPay lands $6.15M | MobiHealthNews | 4/1/2020

PatientPay lands $6.15M The round was led by Mosaik Partners and will be used to grow PatientPay’s product line. April 01, 2020 Share This morning, digital medical payment company PatientPay scored $6.15 million in a growth funding round led by Mosaik Partners. This comes roughly two years after the North Carolinian startup closed a $6 million round led by Teaghlach Family Office to expand its patient billing platform. WHAT THEY …

PatientPay Oversubscribes $6M Funding Round | PRWeb | 3/31/2020

PatientPay Oversubscribes $6M Funding Round Share Article Funding to be used for significant expansion with Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) operations for healthcare providers. PatientPay Mobile Solution PatientPay, the leading patient payments partner for acute, ambulatory … and payment solution that captures more payments while making the patient billing experience an integrated part of patient care. “This new financing will enable PatientPay to bring more innovation and efficiencies in healthcare with electronic …

Inbox Health

Inbox Health raises $3.5 Million in new venture funding led by Healthy Ventures alongside Collaborative Fund and Commerce Ventures. | PRWeb | 3/10/2020

Inbox Health raises $3.5 Million in new venture funding led by Healthy Ventures alongside Collaborative Fund and Commerce Ventures. Share Article Inbox Health – the patient engagement, communication, and payment platform built for medical billers – based … Global Ventures, Startup Health, and others. Inbox Health powers amazing patient billing and payment experiences for billing companies and their practices. The platform analyzes millions of data points across its entire customer base, empowering billers …

Inbox Health Partners with Healthpac to Deliver a Better Patient Billing Experience | PRWeb | 7/8/2019

Inbox Health Partners with Healthpac to Deliver a Better Patient Billing Experience Share Article Inbox Health, a company that makes every patient billing and payment experience clear and convenient has partnered with Healthpac, a leading provider of medical billing software and practice management solutions. This alliance seamlessly integrates Healthpac’s billing software with Inbox Health’s powerful patient billing and communication platform to produce incredible results. NEW HAVEN, Conn. Inbox Health, a …

Allscripts

Does the Patient Engagement Technology Market Meet Consumer Needs? | Patient Engagement HIT | 11/11/2019

… patient billing, and many other areas. Patient engagement vendors Allscripts, CipherHealth, and GetWellNetwork are market leaders that deliver patient experience suites at least somewhat aligning with customer priorities, KLAS found. Allscripts, for example, can offer a patient engagement suite through its FollowMyHealth tool, which helps patients connect to their care providers and health information. The tool also offers patient outreach capabilities. CipherHealth offers patient kiosks, patient outreach, and rounding technologies …

OLAH Healthcare Technology welcomes Max Immelman as Senior Sales Executive | Globe Newswire | 6/27/2019

… clients to find cost-saving solutions to secure and leverage legacy systems data. He joins OLAH after 12 years with Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc. based in Atlanta, GA. OLAH is a market leader in providing … of IT solutions includes electronic medical records (EMRs), clinical documentation, patient billing and more. Immelman served in several key roles with Allscripts (formerly Eclipsys), most recently as Area Vice President of Hospitals and Health Systems …

CareCloud

CareCloud Launches Integrated Patient Payments Solution | 11/9/2019

CareCloud Launches Integrated Patient Payments Solution CareCloud Launches Integrated Patient Payments Solution November 9, 2019 30 Views CareCloud has announced the availability of CareCloud Patient Payments, its new integrated credit processing solution available to users of CareCloud Central, the company’s medical practice management system. The new solution enables medical groups to process patient payments more efficiently, offer greater payment flexibility to patients, and improve overall patient billing effectiveness. CareCloud Patient …

Global Healthcare Cloud Computing Market - 2019-2024 Forecast Report by Application, Deployment, Service, End-user and Geography - ResearchAndMarkets.com | Business Wire | 4/30/2019

… strategies to gain more market share in the healthcare cloud computing market. Some of the market players are Athenahealth, Inc., CareCloud Corporation, Carestream Health, Dell Inc., IBM Corporation, Oracle Corporation, and Siemens Healthineers. Key Topics … Information Systems (NCIS) 5.1.2.1 Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) 5.1.2.2 Automatic Patient Billing (APB) 5.1.2.3 Payroll Management System 5.1.2.4 Claims Management 5.1.2.5 Cost Accounting 5.1.2.6 Other Nonclinical Information Systems 5.2 By Deployment 5.2.1 Private Cloud 5.2.2 …

HSTpathways

Surgical Notes Enters Into Transcription Integration Collaboration With HSTpathways | PR Newswire | 5/14/2019

… and solutions for the ambulatory surgery center (ASC) and surgical hospital markets, announces it has entered into a collaboration with HSTpathways, a nationwide provider of cloud-based, ASC management software. Through the collaboration, SNChart, a … supply chain management, EHR clinical workflows, medical coding, insurance and patient billing, and accounts receivable collections. For more information, visit www.HSTpathways.com . SOURCE Surgical Notes Related Links http://www.surgicalnotes.com …

OrthoIllinois opts for HSTpathways software to improve ASC efficiency | EHR Intelligence | 5/8/2019

OrthoIllinois opts for HSTpathways software to improve ASC efficiency OrthoIllinois in northern Illinois has chosen to implement Healthcare Systems and Technologies’ HSTpathways management software at its facilities. Four things to know: 1. OrthoIllinois chose the … scheduling, supply chain management, EHR clinical workflows, medical coding, insurance, patient billing and accounts receivable collections. 3. HSTeChart provides real-time case costing data that spans the clinical and business workflows, tasked with driving efficiencies …

Dignity Health

Blue Shield of California Offers Financial Support to Healthcare Providers in Response to COVID-19 Crisis | PR Newswire | 4/6/2020

… with the pressures of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Blue Shield is planning to accelerate an innovative new, high-tech patient billing solution that was introduced in a pilot program in northern California last fall … Health and northern California providers such as Hill Physicians and Dignity Health. The payment pilot program was launched in the Sacramento region last year. The initiative enables a provider to receive the patient’s portion of …

CommonSpirit Health

9 health systems suspending billing for COVID-19 testing, treatment | Becker’s Hospital Review | 3/31/2020

CommonSpirit Health , a Chicago-based system with 142 hospitals in 21 states, will suspend patient billing related to the testing and treatment of COVID-19. 4. Advocate Aurora Health , a 28-hospital system with headquarters in Milwaukee and Downers Grove, Ill., will pause billing related to COVID-19. The health system noted that it is not a “commitment to waive fees indefinitely.” 5. Providence, a 51-hospital system based in …

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

How 8 health systems are handling COVID-19 testing: in-house, drive-thru, triage and more | Becker’s Hospital Review | 3/23/2020

… has the ability to process 1,000 tests per day. Find out more about health systems with in-house testing here. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., is testing for novel coronavirus at its laboratory … be 24 hours after the lab is fully operational. 2. Patient billing Chicago, Ill.-based CommonSpirit , which includes hundreds of hospitals in 21 states, suspended patient billing for testing and treatment related to COVID-19 …

St. Joseph Health

CommonSpirit Health, Others Suspend Patient Billing for COVID-19 | RevCycle Intelligence | 3/20/2020

Practice Management News CommonSpirit Health, Others Suspend Patient Billing for COVID-19 The large health system is the latest to announce the temporary suspension of certain patient billing during the COVID-19 outbreak. 20, 2020 … Health based in Milwaukee and Downers Grove, Illinois and Providence St. Joseph Health, a 51-hospital system headquartered in Washington both announced that their facilities will not send patient bills related to COVID-19 treatment …

NYU Langone Health

Coronavirus, March 19: 11 notes from physicians, hospitals | Becker’s Hospital Review | 3/19/2020

… is presented based on the number of COVID-19 cases reported per state. New York 1. New York City-based NYU Langone Health said it has reconfigured and expanded the emergency department at Tisch Hospital … day quarantine. Washington 4. Tacoma -based CHI Franciscan is suspending patient billing for testing and treatments of COVID-19, the Mirror reported. The suspension covers CHI Franciscan’s eight acute care hospitals and more than 200 …

Crouse Hospital, Syracuse NY

New York hospitals have filed thousands of lawsuits against patients | Modern Healthcare | 3/13/2020

Crouse Hospital in Syracuse, a clinical affiliate of Northwell Health, filed the largest number of lawsuits against its patients, 5,546, during the span, nearly double that of the second-most-litigious hospital. A spokesman for Northwell Health said the report misrepresented the facts by listing Crouse as part of its health system. Northwell doesn’t own Crouse or perform its patient billing or collection functions despite their clinical relationship. “There was …

Northwell Health

New York hospitals have filed thousands of lawsuits against patients | Modern Healthcare | 3/13/2020

… the lawsuits. Some of the most litigious hospitals were part of the area’s largest health systems, including NYU Langone Health, Northwell Health and New York–Presbyterian. “Many of these charitable institutions are not behaving as … its health system. Northwell doesn’t own Crouse or perform its patient billing or collection functions despite their clinical relationship. “There was no attempt to present this information fairly or honestly,” he said. A spokeswoman for …

Covenant Health

(USA-TX-Lubbock) Respiratory Care Practitioner - Full Time / Nights | 11/7/2019

St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Respiratory Care Practitioner - Full Time / Nights in Lubbock , Texas Job Summary: Plans, prepares, and delivers a broad range of respiratory care procedures and diagnostic studies. Documents all respiratory care on appropriate records. Inspects, tests, maintains and operates respiratory care equipment.Completes patient billing. Essential Functions: Plans, prepares, and delivers respiratory care treatments including IPPB, aerosol nebulizer, chest physical therapy, incentive spirometry, sputum induction, volume ventilation, and …

Huntington Hospital

What the FTC’s Study of COPAs Means for Hospital Mergers | RevCycle Intelligence | 10/29/2019

… Huntington Hospital, Inc. These orders seek aggregated patient billing and discharge data, health system employee wage data, and other information relevant for analyzing the health systems’ prices, quality, access, and innovation. In June of this year, the FTC held a public workshop to present empirical research on the price effects of three COPAs approved in the 1990s, including Benefits Health System in Montana, Palmetto Health in South Carolina, and Mission …

Ballad Health

What the FTC’s Study of COPAs Means for Hospital Mergers | RevCycle Intelligence | 10/29/2019

Ballad Health and Cabell Huntington Hospital, Inc. These orders seek aggregated patient billing and discharge data, health system employee wage data, and other information relevant for analyzing the health systems’ prices, quality, access, and innovation. In June of this year, the FTC held a public workshop to present empirical research on the price effects of three COPAs approved in the 1990s, including Benefits Health System in Montana, Palmetto Health in …

Cabell Huntington Hospital

What the FTC’s Study of COPAs Means for Hospital Mergers | RevCycle Intelligence | 10/29/2019

… Cabell Huntington Hospital, Inc. These orders seek aggregated patient billing and discharge data, health system employee wage data, and other information relevant for analyzing the health systems’ prices, quality, access, and innovation. In June of this year, the FTC held a public workshop to present empirical research on the price effects of three COPAs approved in the 1990s, including Benefits Health System in Montana, Palmetto Health in South Carolina, and …

Aetna

What the FTC’s Study of COPAs Means for Hospital Mergers | RevCycle Intelligence | 10/29/2019

… Aetna, Inc., Anthem, Inc., BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Cigna Corporation, and United Healthcare, while the two health systems receiving orders are Ballad Health and Cabell Huntington Hospital, Inc. These orders seek aggregated patient billing and discharge data, health system employee wage data, and other information relevant for analyzing the health systems’ prices, quality, access, and innovation. In June of this year, the FTC held a public workshop to present empirical …

FTC to probe impacts of state antitrust protections for local hospital mergers | FierceHealthcare | 10/23/2019

… and hospital consolidation on prices, quality, access, the innovation of healthcare services and employee wages. The FTC issued orders to Aetna, Anthem, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Cigna and United Healthcare for patient-level commerical claims … well as Cabell Huntington Hospital in West Virginia for aggregated patient billing and discharge data, along with health system employee wage data and other information relevant for analyzing the health systems’ prices, quality, access and …

Cigna

What the FTC’s Study of COPAs Means for Hospital Mergers | RevCycle Intelligence | 10/29/2019

Cigna Corporation, and United Healthcare, while the two health systems receiving orders are Ballad Health and Cabell Huntington Hospital, Inc. These orders seek aggregated patient billing and discharge data, health system employee wage data, and other information relevant for analyzing the health systems’ prices, quality, access, and innovation. In June of this year, the FTC held a public workshop to present empirical research on the price effects of three COPAs …

FTC to probe impacts of state antitrust protections for local hospital mergers | FierceHealthcare | 10/23/2019

… access, the innovation of healthcare services and employee wages. The FTC issued orders to Aetna, Anthem, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Cigna and United Healthcare for patient-level commerical claims data. Free Daily Newsletter Like this … well as Cabell Huntington Hospital in West Virginia for aggregated patient billing and discharge data, along with health system employee wage data and other information relevant for analyzing the health systems’ prices, quality, access and …

Florian Otto

The revenue cycle reboot: 5 insights on the patient-centered RCM | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/30/2019

… Florian Otto, MD, PhD, co-founder and CEO of Cedar. Dan Nielsen, co-founder and president of America’s Healthcare Leaders, moderated the panel. Here are five key takeaways: 1. Health systems are looking for ways to simplify the billing process and make it easier for patients to pay. It should also be a priority for revenue cycle leaders to personalize the patient billing experience, whether it’s an online portal or …

Lousy digital experiences leave younger consumers frustrated – and ready to switch | Healthcare IT News | 10/11/2019

… in five have already stopped or switched providers over a poor digital experience. Younger Americans are the most frustrated with patient billing processes and the most likely to switch providers if they have a poor … clinical side, administrative processes have yet to catch up,” said Florian Otto, founder and CEO of Cedar, in a statement. “Modern consumers — armed with new levels of data, treatment options and heightened expectations — now demand …

Tom Hui

Cloud-Based Healthcare Software Leaders Announce New Partnership | Business Wire | 10/25/2019

… practice revenue cycle management tools (HST anesthesia ). “We don’t want to be reactionary,” said CEO and Founder of HST Pathways, Tom Hui. “As a recognized technology and thought leader in the ASC industry, it is … electronic health record (EHR) clinical workflows, medical coding, insurance and patient billing, revenue cycle management, and accounts receivable collections. For more information, visit www.hstpathways.com . About Casetabs. Today, over 100 million surgeries are coordinated in the …

Cloud-Based Healthcare Software Leaders Announce New Partnership | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 10/25/2019

… practice revenue cycle management tools (HST anesthesia ). “We don’t want to be reactionary,” said CEO and Founder of HST Pathways, Tom Hui. “As a recognized technology and thought leader in the ASC industry, it is … electronic health record (EHR) clinical workflows, medical coding, insurance and patient billing, revenue cycle management, and accounts receivable collections. For more information, visit www.hstpathways.com . About Casetabs. Today, over 100 million surgeries are coordinated in the …

Marty Callahan

RevSpring Announces Digital First Solution for Patient Financial Engagement | 10/10/2019

patient billing and payments. “People expect digital convenience, flexibility, and ease across work, business, and personal interactions. Yet, in healthcare, digital adoption remains low due to disconnected systems and a reliance on more familiar printed processes,” said Marty Callahan, RevSpring’s president of healthcare. “We’re confident this new solution will close the digital gap in healthcare financial communications to deliver the digital experience that patients want, and providers need, to optimize …

RevSpring Announces Digital First Solution for Patient Financial Engagement | PRWeb | 10/9/2019

patient billing and payments. “People expect digital convenience, flexibility, and ease across work, business, and personal interactions. Yet, in healthcare, digital adoption remains low due to disconnected systems and a reliance on more familiar printed processes,” said Marty Callahan, RevSpring’s president of healthcare. “We’re confident this new solution will close the digital gap in healthcare financial communications to deliver the digital experience that patients want, and providers need, to optimize …

Chris Myers

Air Methods Issues Comments Regarding Life-Threatening Air Medical Medicaid Waiver Application Submitted by Wyoming | Globe Newswire | 10/1/2019

… Chris Myers, executive vice president of reimbursement at Air Methods and member of the recently created Air Ambulance and Patient Billing (AAPB) Advisory Committee . In its public comments regarding the waiver application, Air Methods strongly objects to this state takeover that would severely limit access to life-saving medical care and could ultimately drive up healthcare costs for Wyomingites not receiving expeditious, high-quality care, and transportation they need for …

Air Methods’ EVP, Chris Myers, Appointed to Air Ambulance and Patient Billing Advisory Committee | Globe Newswire | 9/12/2019

Department of Transportation committee chartered to make recommendations to Congress about air medical patient billing practices September 12, 2019 13:10 ET Source: Air Methods GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Co., Air Methods , the leading air medical service provider, today announced that Chris Myers, EVP of reimbursement, was appointed to the Air Ambulance and Patient Billing (AAPB) Advisory Committee, which was included as part of the passage of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 …

Brian Kueppers

Apex Revenue Technologies Announces Employee Certification Through HBI | PR Newswire | 12/19/2017

… cycle in general is critical to drive success for our clients, and makes us stand apart in the market,” said Brian Kueppers , Founder and CEO of Apex Revenue Technologies. “As a company, we are better … patients. Apex’s cloud-based software promotes patient financial engagement, streamlines patient billing processes, increases revenues, and reduces the cost to collect from patients. The company’s award-winning Apex Connect™ platform is the first in the …

Apex Revenue Technologies Announces Employee Certification Through HBI | PR Newswire | 12/19/2017

… cycle in general is critical to drive success for our clients, and makes us stand apart in the market,” said Brian Kueppers , Founder and CEO of Apex Revenue Technologies. “As a company, we are better … patients. Apex’s cloud-based software promotes patient financial engagement, streamlines patient billing processes, increases revenues, and reduces the cost to collect from patients. The company’s award-winning Apex Connect™ platform is the first in the …