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Why Rural Communities Need Critical Access Hospitals, and Why CAHs Need Rural Health Clinics to Survive

Why Rural Communities Need Critical Access Hospitals, & Why CAHs Need Rural Health Clinics to Survive There are a handful of terms that come to mind when one says “rural communities”… camaraderie, community, family, simple way of life. In the world of healthcare, we also tend to think of “healthcare deserts.” These rural areas house …

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3 Best Practices for Maximizing Reimbursements in the Age of Patient Responsibility

How Can You Maximize Patient Reimbursements? By Sarah Cherry, Director of RCM Operations – Azalea Health Be transparent. Introduce the patient financial conversations up front. Go green. Go paperless. Go electronic. Reduce A/R. You can’t measure what you don’t track. 10 years ago patients wouldn’t think twice about paying for healthcare services because insurance companies covered …

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Debunking 5 Common Revenue Cycle Myths That Are Hurting Rural Providers

5 Myths About RCM That Hurt Rural Health Providers Rural communities are on the brink of a healthcare epidemic. With nearly 20% of rural hospitals at a high-risk of closing due to insolvency, providing quality patient care isn’t the only thing lost in a healthcare desert. These facilities are often a pillar within their community, …

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QPP 2019 Eligibility

QPP 2019 Eligibility What Is The Quality Payment Program? The Medicare Access and CHIP Re-authorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) was signed into law with bipartisan support on April 16, 2015 and went into effect on January 1, 2017. The law does many things but most importantly it establishes a new payment methodology based on how …

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