Publications

Featured in HFMA Magazine
Featured in HFMA Magazine



Benchmarking White Paper

    Practice Management

    By: Tammy Worth

    In this article published in Renal & Urology News, Tammy worth explains the ways that practices can improve collections of what patients owe.

    PDF: 5094KB

Benchmarking White Paper

    Benchmarking: Creating a culture of Accountability, while fostering healthy Revenue Cycle Performance

    A white paper explaining the importance of identifying KPIs and setting benchmarks in today's healthcare environment

    PDF: 184KB




West Virginia HFMA 2016 Revenue Cycle Spring Workshop

    West Virginia HFMA 2016 Revenue Cycle Spring Workshop

    Guest Speaker: Michelle Tremé, Senior Consultant at Revenue Cycle Solutions

    A detailed overview of how hospital Patient Access departments can improve collections while patient financial responsibilities continue to rise.

    PDF: 572KB

3 Ways Hospitals Can Help Patients Handle High Out-of-pocket Costs

    A Multi-Faceted Approach to Successful PreService Collections for Hospitals

    By: Michelle Tremé, Senior Consultant at Revenue Cycle Solutions

    Featured in: West Virginia HFMA Newsletter February 2016

    PDF: 204KB




3 Ways Hospitals Can Help Patients Handle High Out-of-pocket Costs

    3 Ways Hospitals Can Help Patients Handle Out-of-Pocket Costs

    Released November 18, 2015

    Revenue Cycle Solutions recommends three ways hospitals can help their patients handle higher out-of-pocket costs and help themselves by getting their revenue cycle back on track.

    PDF: 135KB

Hospitals and health systems should take the following steps to improve their revenue cycle performance:

Hospitals and health systems should take the following steps to improve their revenue cycle performance:  

  • Collect patient responsibility amounts up front  
  • Reduce credit balance accounts  
  • Reduce preregistered patient no-shows  
  • Identify and manage unbilled accounts receivable

PDF: 190KB




Hospitals and health systems should take the following steps to improve their revenue cycle performance:

    Hospital Access Management

    Vol 32, No 9

    PDF: 1MB

Capturing Lost Revenues, Best Practices for Minimizing Managed Care Denials

Capturing Lost Revenues, Best Practices for Minimizing Managed Care Denials

Revenue Cycle Solutions Consultants are industry recognized experts who are frequently called upon for input to industry guides and manuals.

PDF: 1.5MB




Revenue Cycle Management, Health Leaders - April 2007

Revenue Cycle Management, Health Leaders - April 2007

Providers have an opportunity to increase revenues by up to 5 percent through improved RCM practices. Even more good news: Achieving positive revenue gains with an effective RCM strategy is well within providers' reach.

PDF: 1MB

The economy-busting revenue cycle

The economy-busting revenue cycle

Financial hardship has touched the healthcare industry, along with the rest of the U.S. economy. According to a report from the Health Financial Management Association (HFMA), more than half of hospitals surveyed reported negative total margins between June and December 2008.

PDF: 3.3MB




Revenue Cycle H-Pass Accoutrement

Revenue Cycle H-Pass Accoutrement

Recent discussions and surveying of CEOs regarding Hospital Council's strategic plan have consistently ranked "assisting members with the impact of reform" as the top priority. This is obviously a rather large undertaking as the legislation is far reaching in its requirements of providers.

PDF: 24KB

Fall Scroll - Pat teta

Fall Scroll - Pat teta

In an attempt to compensate for sagging Inpatient revenue, hospitals
nationwide are increasing their marketing efforts for imaging and other outpatient services. Before sending your physician liaison out knocking on doors, be sure the proper infrastructure is in place for revenue cycle departments to deal with any sudden increase in volumes. If you have a centralized scheduling call center, that's the best place to start.

PDF: 572KB




Revenue Cycle Reprint (Western pa hospital news)

Revenue Cycle Reprint

(Western pa hospital news)

Watauga Medical Center in Boone, North Carolina was facing an uphill battle in late 2007. With annual operating losses approaching $3.5 million, the community hospital had only 50 days of cash on hand and accounts receivable were languishing at 77 days.

PDF: 80KB

Spotlight on Financial Health:

Spotlight on Financial Health: Revenue Cycle Solutions, LLC

Revenue is the life blood of every facility. It's time to check your hospital's financial health. Revenue Cycle Solutions, LLC is offering a special rate to NRHA members for a short time only.

PDF: 40KB




CASE STUDY - PATIENT ACCESS REVIEW

CASE STUDY - PATIENT ACCESS REVIEW

Lack of adequate time and resources has led to an ongoing struggle for hospitals to establish and maintain adequate patient access procedures stemming from constant government.third-party insurance changes, staff turnover, training, and system limitations.

PDF: 526KB

CASE STUDY – REVENUE CYCLE AT RURAL HOSPITALS

CASE STUDY – REVENUE CYCLE AT RURAL HOSPITALS

What do Philipsburg, Braxton, Kane and Corry hospitals all have in common? Size is the first thing that comes to mind, because each hospital has less than 50 beds. Location can't be the answer, because Braxton is in West Virginia and the others are in Pennsylvania.

PDF: 1548KB




The Source Newsletter April 2005

The Source Newsletter April 2005

West Virginia Health Systems Braxton County Memorial Hospital had the same concerns and challenges as other mid-sized hospitals in West Virginia - how to keep up with the best practices in patient accounting and improve its cash flow." Revenue Cycle Solutions provides virtual manager services.

PDF: 139KB

Three Rivers Reflections - Fall/Winter 2004

Three Rivers Reflections - Fall/Winter 2004

The average hospital currently participates in 38 managed care contracts. These contracts can significantly impact the cash flow and bottom line of a hospital, yet very few Patient Account Managers or CFO's review them, completely understand them or monitor their performances.

PDF: 994KB




Three Rivers Reflections

Three Rivers Reflections

Hospitals must carefully evaluate internal and outsourcing options for working denials, and assess the associated cost vs. outcome for each option.

PDF: 495KB