Physician Practice Resources

A collection of resources that are expressly designed to help physician leaders and practice managers navigate the challenges and opportunities in this new era of health care.

Podcast | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
Rich Daly interviews Rep. Suzan Delbene about the Value in Health Care Act, proposed legislation that would make a series of hospital-supported changes to value-based programs operated by Medicare. Andrew Renda of Humana talks about how the...
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News | Value-Based Payment
A new rural payment model will test capitated and ACO payments and could encourage major changes in hospital business models.
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Q&A | Consumerism
The field of behavioral economics offers key insights for healthcare stakeholders, including how to promote positive patient behaviors.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
The CY21 OPPS proposed rule would eliminate the inpatient-only list of services over three years while increasing the number of ASC-eligible procedures, and also would increase 340B payment cuts and overhaul the hospital star-rating system.
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Article | Telemedicine
Telehealth is well on its way to having much broader acceptance and use than was seen at any time prior to the COVID-19 crisis. Yet there continue to be barriers and challenges in its widespread adoption.
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Blog | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
HFMA's Chad Mulvany says the Most Favored Nation pricing executive order faces long odds of becoming an enforced policy because it faces significant opposition from three of the most influential lobbies in Washington, D.C.
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News | Value-Based Payment
A new rural payment model will test capitated and ACO payments and could encourage major changes in hospital business models.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
The CY21 OPPS proposed rule would eliminate the inpatient-only list of services over three years while increasing the number of ASC-eligible procedures, and also would increase 340B payment cuts and overhaul the hospital star-rating system.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
An appeals court upheld $1.6 billion in annual Medicare payment cuts to 340B hospitals.
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News | Bundled Payment
Most BPCI-A participants could see bonuses dry up if proposed changes in the program are implemented.
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News | Strategic Partnerships, Mergers, and Acquisitions
A culture of collaboration put Virtua Health on the right track for rapid recovery when COVID-19 interrupted integration efforts.
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News | Consumerism
Consumers struggle with finding, accessing and paying for healthcare, according to a study presented at HFMA's Digital Annual Conference.
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Blog | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
HFMA's Chad Mulvany says the Most Favored Nation pricing executive order faces long odds of becoming an enforced policy because it faces significant opposition from three of the most influential lobbies in Washington, D.C.
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Blog | Consumerism
HFMA's Chad Mulvany says patients and consumers need information that’s relevant to their specific clinical situation and out-of-pocket costs for price and quality information to be meaningful.
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Blog | Strategic Partnerships, Mergers, and Acquisitions
HFMA's Katie Gilfillan says the time may be right for a re-orientation of the healthcare system, where hospitals, physician groups and purchasers of care along with payment models are aligned to support a more patient-centric system.
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Blog | Consumerism
Given Congress is unlikely to provide a surprise bill fix prior to the election, Chad Mulvany suggests hospitals provide patients with HFMA's consumer guide on avoiding surprise bills to learn what questions to ask prior to any scheduled s...
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Blog | Consumerism
HFMA's Chad Mulvany says healthcare providers adherence to HFMA's medical accounts receivable resolution best practices can help them increase cash balance yields, avoid negative publicity and treat patients the right way.
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Blog | Strategic Partnerships, Mergers, and Acquisitions
HFMA's Chad Mulvany says Walgreens could be well positioned with the right health plan partner to succeed in population-based payment models.
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Podcast

Videos

The Benefits of Behavioral Economics

The Consequences of Physician Burnout

Aligning With Physicians for Success in Value-Based Care

From the President's Desk: Joe Fifer Talks About Value Transformation

The Importance of Physician Leadership Development Programs