Orthopedic trauma surgery reimbursements have been dropping. According to a study in the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, reimbursement for trauma surgery has dropped by almost one-third over the past 20 years .
Overpayments might not top your list of physician billing issues, but with recent CMS actions, it might be time to rethink that stance.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed healthcare. Most attention has been paid to shifts in telemedicine and remote work, but other changes are emerging. One of the biggest is the concept of the “hospital at home”.
Hospital A/R services are a complex mix of moving parts. Revenue cycle leaders who have found even small issues in their A/R face a decision-making process that covers the end-to-end revenue cycle, including patient registration and eligibility, POS collections, billing, and beyond.
The stress of front-line providers has justifiably gotten large amounts of attention. But at the same time, hospitals and health systems are fighting a silent battle — one that will impact the revenue cycle for months, and possibly years into the future.