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        The No-Risk Strategy for Elevating Patient Experience

        Let’s be honest: navigating healthcare is a difficult and stressful experience for consumers. At a time when almost everything in our lives has gone...

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        8 min read

        Outsmart the Labor Shortage with People-First Technology

        While the “Great Resignation” of the post-COVID era has strained virtually every industry, healthcare sits on top of the list. Providers have lost 20-30% of their workforce since 2020, and the projections to return to normal range estimate several years...

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        FinThrive Monthly Insights: November 2022

        2022 has been one of the worst financial years for hospitals1 and most US hospitals and health systems are in a tight spot, to put it mildly. Between lower volumes, staffing shortages, higher costs, and outrageous denial rates, hospitals have been...

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        Revolutionizing Claims Management Through Robotic Process Automation

        For modern healthcare to realize its true potential, revenue cycle management needs a new vision. The future requires a connected and holistic approach that empowers the providers, payers and patients who make the healthcare economy. Current processes...

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        Empowering Providers, Payers and Patients: Financial Excellence for All

        At Becker’s 7th Annual HIT RCM Conference in Chicago, FinThrive’s Chief Innovation Officer John Yount was joined by Brad Tinnermon, VP of Revenue Cycle and Revenue Integrity at Banner Health, and Matt Leary, VP of Finance at Centura Health. Read on to...

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        Maximize Reimbursements: Tips to Improve Your Collections Strategy

        Amending your overall collections strategy—to focus more on total collections versus average cost to collect—can help ensure you get the best return on your investment.According to a recent survey from AHIMA, the average net patient revenue for US...

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        7 min read

        SDOH Data Drives Community Health and Healing

        Data shows that only 20% of a patient’s health outcomes are influenced by their access to and quality of healthcare. That leaves 80% to be determined by other factors, such as where we live, work, play, go to school, and get our groceries. These...

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        6 min read

        The New NCQA Standard that Health Plans Can’t Afford to Ignore

        As a health plan, you are likely familiar with the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). A government agency whose mission is to “work for better health care, better choices, and better health,” the NCQA offers a wide variety of programs for...

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        Open Enrollment: 3 Ways Health Plans Can Improve Member Experience

        It’s that time of the year: changing seasons, fresh starts, new relationships, and a nice sprinkle of chaos. We’re not talking about going back to school – we’re talking open enrollment.

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        Advice to Health Plans: Don’t Let Secondary Insurances Break the Bank

        Imagine if the power of health plans could truly be unleashed. If they were fully invested in improving the health of the lives they serve, connecting members to meaningful wellness tools, helping people navigate complex healthcare networks, supporting...

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        A Caring Culture: Why FinThrive Was Just Named One of the Best Workplaces in Healthcare

        FinThrive has been recognized as one of the Best Workplaces in Healthcare by Great Place to Work and Fortune. Our values –customer-centric, agile, reliable and engaged – guide us in everything that we do. These values lead us on the path to achieving our...

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        Your Health System Needs AI to Bridge the Staffing Shortage Gap

        The Great Resignation has hit the healthcare industry from all angles. The loss of clinical staff has hurt the frontline of many health systems.

        However, what many do not realize is that revenue cycle teams are inundated with claims, denials and requests...

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        Four Reasons Robotic Process Automation Improves Your Revenue Cycle

        A lot has changed with revenue management in the last three years, especially the transition from traditional onsite employees to remote employees, leading to persistent staffing gaps.

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        Streamline Your Revenue Cycle Workflow with RPA

        In May 2022, more than 400 healthcare finance leaders reported revenue cycle workforce shortages, with almost 20% seeing 30 or more vacancies.

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        Health Plans’ Top 5 Challenges, Solved: Quick Tips for Improving Member Outcomes and Engagement

        Healthcare continues to become increasingly complex. Member health outcomes and financial measures are managed by disparate systems that trap information in silos, causing inefficiency, introducing human error, and causing friction between members,...

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        The Path to Frictionless Patient Financial Experience: Three Reasons to Invest in Digital Check-in Technology

        A consumer-centric patient financial experience is critical. While other industries have mastered the art of customer engagement, hospitals and healthcare systems are largely behind in terms of meeting customers where they’re at. Per a NextGen survey,...

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        3 Ways SDOH Data Helps Health Plans Succeed

        Our lives changed significantly during the pandemic—lost jobs, cross-country moves, pay cuts and lost or changed health insurance. Healthcare behavior also changed. A survey released by the Prevent Cancer Foundation found that 43% of people surveyed had...

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        Five Simple Steps to Advance Your Autonomous Revenue Cycle Strategy

        The benefits of automating your revenue management processes are clear. From reduced costs to enhanced care, happier patients to more satisfied staff, automation delivers measurable value at each stage of the revenue cycle. 

        While healthcare leaders...

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        The Three Best Automation Investments

        Today’s health care leaders know that tackling unchecked costs requires innovation and digital transformation. But where do you start?  Automation has virtually infinite applications across the revenue cycle – where will it make the greatest impact?

        We...

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        Four Ways That Automated Revenue Management Unlocks Real Value

        The current state of healthcare is incredibly costly for providers, payers, and patients. In 2020, hospitals lost $42.7 billion to uncompensated care. They spent $500B on administrative costs, $395B on waste, and $90B on inflated pricing. Payment cycle...

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        5 Ways Healthcare Organizations are Using SDOH to Make a Difference

        So much of our overall health is impacted by various socioeconomic factors, which don’t involve ever stepping foot into a doctor’s office, clinic or hospital. Social determinants of health—commonly referred to as SDOH—and healthcare utilization have an...

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        Using Social Determinants of Health Data to Forge an Equitable Future

        Ongoing COVID-19 challenges and its emerging aftermath have left people struggling—financially, personally and socially. Especially those most vulnerable. Given how closely financial health is linked to overall wellness,1 it’s important to recognize that...

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        Three RCM Tips to Combat Staffing Shortages

        Good RCM = Good REM for CFOs

        Healthcare is one of the hardest hit sectors amid COVID-19 and the “Great Resignation.” The industry has lost an estimated 20% of its workforce since 2020.1 Burnout, fear of exposure to COVID-19, salary offerings, and a focus...

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        It’s Time to Transform the Healthcare Economy

        Over the past 24 months, already-thin hospital margins were further exacerbated by COVID-19. Hospitals are seeing up to $50 million in revenue leakage per facility per year from underpayments from payers, poor claims management, denials, under and...

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        Four Strategies to Reduce Uncompensated Care

        Uncompensated care is a universal pain point for healthcare organizations—rising by $1.1 billion in 2020 to $42.7 billion.1 And while it may not be possible to eliminate it, there are initiatives you can put in place today to lessen its impact.

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        Emerging Revenue Management Approaches for 2022

        For a hospital CFO, the COVID-19 pandemic shifted priorities and emphasized cost containment and innovation in reimbursement models. It has forced leaders to take a hard look at their revenue management processes. In fact, per a recent...

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        Three Common Sources of Missed Coverage

        In 2020, 47% of hospitals saw increases in bad debt and uncompensated care.1 Incomplete or inaccurate patient demographic information, an unverified primary payer, resource constraints and more contribute to this deficit. At a time when margins are...

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        Emerging Trends in Revenue Management

        To improve patient financial experiences and protect profitability, healthcare financial leaders need a strategy that focuses on end-to-end revenue management.

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        Capture Hard-to-Find Insurance Coverage

        In 2020, hospitals across the U.S. saw their median operating margin drop by 55.6%.1 The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) helped offset escalating expenses, but the pandemic hasn’t been the only factor contributing to ongoing...

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