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A Provider’s Guide to Offer Enhanced Financial Experience to Patient

COVID-19 has forced several providers to think about providing their patients with improved financial experiences. Certain factors like moving to digital payment methods, patient financial flexibility, and the urge for increased bill transparency have led to such a situation. Two recent reports have indicated the fact that all the above three factors are crucial in […]

Imbalance in COVID-19 Patients Emerge Through Medicare Claims Data

According to a recently published study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there were substantial disparities in Medicare fee-for-service beneficiary spending. The study revealed that non-White race and ethnicity, rural residency, and male sex were linked to higher spending on medical grounds. Researchers took the data of 2020 administrative claims from CMS […]

Hospital Revenue Starts Recovering from COVID-19 Losses Slow & Steady

According to a recent report, the hospital revenue, margins, and volumes of the hospitals have slightly increased in April 202, both on a year-to-date and year-over-year basis. However, speaking in terms of recovery from the losses incurred due to COVID-19, it is a long way to go. The margins are still thin, and hospital financial […]

Conflict Continues over the 340B Drug Discount Program

Leading industry groups, who are also representing hospitals, as well as pharmacists, have been in touch with the new HHS Secretary, and have asked him to stop six of the major pharmaceutical companies from opposing 340B drug discounts. Newly appointed HHS Secretary Xavier Beccera has also been urged to take action against those companies. What […]