Thoughts from Ken Kaufman
The game of rock-paper-scissors uses a simple set of rules—rock crushes scissors, scissors cut paper, and paper covers rock—to generate a seemingly random series of wins, losses, and ties based on the decisions players make within the count of three.
While many hospitals take a high-level approach to budgeting revenue, some see added value in budgeting revenue at the chargemaster level. Recently, we talked with clients about their approach to hospital revenue budgeting.
Healthcare REsearch reports
Consistent membership and premium growth by U.S. payer markets is expected to continue, according to new Kaufman Hall research. Premiums for the U.S. managed care market were estimated at $2.9 trillion for 2017.
Pre-merger partnership planning offers a value-add, whether the organization is an acquirer, acquiree, equal partner, or joint-venture affiliate.
With payment models rapidly evolving, the contracting process has become increasingly challenging for many healthcare organizations. By equipping themselves with the right data and analytical tools, hospitals and health systems can greatly enhance their contracting effectiveness.