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.

Article | Patient Experience
In response to patients’ poor billing experiences, one company is working with its healthcare partners to implement omnichannel communications to provide patients with a safe and convenient channel to pay for services in a method they prefe...
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Research & Reports | Patient Experience
This report focuses on key takeaways of the COVID-19 pandemic’s effect on patient collections at healthcare facilities based on an HFMA online survey for Digital Annual Conference attendees.
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How To | Value-Based Payment
An episode-of-care approach may be the best way to address cost variation in maternal care and promote partnerships across the healthcare continuum.
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News | Value-Based Payment
The hospital readmissions reduction program incorrectly penalizes hundreds of hospitals, according to new research.
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News | Value-Based Payment
Coming changes will affect both Medicare bundled payment programs and the looming Direct Contracting program, said the director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
Medicare plans to add pandemic-era waivers to its value-based payment models as a way to incentivize provider participation.
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News | Value-Based Payment
The hospital readmissions reduction program incorrectly penalizes hundreds of hospitals, according to new research.
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News | Value-Based Payment
Coming changes will affect both Medicare bundled payment programs and the looming Direct Contracting program, said the director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
Medicare plans to add pandemic-era waivers to its value-based payment models as a way to incentivize provider participation.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
Proposed OPPS cuts for 340B hospitals and outpatient payment changes drew the most concerns from hospitals and advocates.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
Medicare physician payment changes for evaluation and management could have dire financial repercussions for some practices, providers warn.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
Hospitals will get some flexibility in the repayment of Medicare advance payment loans and a delay in uncompensated-care payment cuts under a new federal funding law.
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Blog | Telemedicine
HFMA's Chad Mulvany says patients who received a surprise bill for a telehealth visit will likely blame the provider.
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Blog | Physician Relationships
HFMA's Katie Gilfillan says healthcare finance and executive teams should appreciate having the oversight of where to invest dollars that builds a strategy toward a culture of health and well-being of physicians.
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Blog | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
Recently passed legislation relaxes terms of the Medicare Advanced and Accelerated Payment Program loans for hospitals and and other providers.
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Blog | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
HFMA's Chad Mulvany says given the Trump administration’s focus on transparency, it’s possible the Transparency in Coverage final rule could be released prior to the election.
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Blog | Bundled Payment
HFMA's Chad Mulvany says based on recently announced changes to BPCI-A episodes, a mandatory model may be defined much broader than currently.
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Blog | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
HFMA's Chad Mulvany offers insight on key areas of the Inpatient Prospective Payment Service final rule, including market-based MS-DRG weights, Uncompensated Care DSH and Medicare bad debt requirements.
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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