AtoZ News: June 2018


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Industry Webinar
Outside the Box: How to Financially Survive in the Rural Market
Wednesday, June 20th, 1:00-1:30pm EDT
In this month’s industry webinar, you will hear from Mark Renfro, Executive Director of HealtHIE Georgia Corporation.

Mark has extensive experience helping rural hospitals and physician communities think beyond grants to achieve their maximum financial aid potential. During this webinar Mark will share case studies, tips and best practices to help you financially survive in the rural market.


MedTech recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global health and medical technology market. The 2018 MedTech Breakthrough Awards program, showcases technologies  that drive innovation and exemplify the best in medical and health related technology solutions across the globe.

Did you miss our latest regulatory reporting best practices webinar? Don’t worry – you can view a copy of the recording and slides below!
Ambulatory Practices Report Above Industry Standards in RCM Results
The data was pulled across 265 community-based practices using the Azalea Health RCM and billing services and showed significantly lower rejection rates and quicker reimbursement turnaround than industry averages. Read more…
340B: What it is, where it’s going, and how rural hospitals and communities are impacted
The 340B Drug Pricing Program was created under the Bipartisan Veterans Healthcare Act of 1992. For 25 years+, the program has allowed qualifying safety-net providers and qualifying hospitals to purchase prescription drugs at discounted prices… Read more…
Healthcare Consolidation: What is Happening?
The healthcare industry has long been politicized and regulated. While it has its struggles, it also has had its times of off-the-chart growth.​​​​​ Read more…​​​​​
Rural America’s healthcare is at-risk​​​​​
Sixteen percent of Americans – over 51 million people – live in an area defined as rural. But while many of these Americans are insured, they face significant hurdles to access healthcare services compared to their urban counterparts. Read more…
Take Time for an RCM Tune-Up​​​​​
Finding a partner who can accelerate payment and ensure you are receiving the full amount of insurance reimbursement to which you are entitled will remove that stress from your practice while yielding bottom line benefits. Read more…
Proposed Rule: Say Goodbye to Meaningful Use & Hello to “Promoting Interoperability”
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule, focused on increasing interoperability and empowering patients and their providers. Under the proposed rule, CMS plans to increase… Read more…
June 21-22 | TORCH Critical Access Hospital ConFerence
June 21-22 | Hometown Health Florida Conference
June 25-26 | Minnesota Rural Health Conference
June 25-26 | Indiana Rural Health Association
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