Patient finance and revenue cycle leaders must not only work to ensure payment for services provided, but also do so amidst changing regulatory compliance requirements. Read on for a number of fresh articles focused on new regulatory action relevant to healthcare finance teams.
From Health Leaders Media, a roundup from early July of 5 compliance areas relevant to revenue cycle leaders.
Reported in Healthcare Finance News, the AMA and MGMA have publicly criticized the new Medicare Payment Schedule Rule, focusing on the threat to patient access, and urging Congress to avoid provider payment reductions.
House Representatives look for clarification of Critical Access Hospital Payment Rules, citing the difficulty in transferring patients within 96-hours in order to receive reimbursement, as highlighted in this article from Revenue Cycle Intelligence.
More from Healthcare Finance News on Senate and House members focusing on increasing inpatient hospital payments.
Finally, in another feature by Revenue Cycle Intelligence, hospital compliance with the Price Transparency Rule continues to lag, more than 20 months after implementation of the final rule.