TITLE

Reform and the Revenue Cycle

AUTHOR(S)
LETOURNEAU, RENÉ
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Jun2013, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the impact of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act through Medicaid on revenue cycle of hospital and health system in the U.S. It relates that the health care reform may increase bad debts and insurance subsidy in exchange of consumer tax credits which constraint earnings. It suggests that to meet these challenges hospitals must automate the processing for patients' eligibility and authorizations for insurance and educate patients about health care exchange products.
ACCESSION #
88008554

 

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