Change Healthcare Joins Blockchain Initiative Hashed Health

Change Healthcare Joins Blockchain Initiative Hashed Health

  • July 20, 2017

Change Healthcare has joined the Hashed Health consortium, a group dedicated to expanding the potential of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies. Healthcare Informatics reports that the consortium includes a group of healthcare companies with the common goal of using blockchain to improve innovation in the sector. Read the article

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How To Boost Your Star Ratings

How to boost your Star ratings

  • July 1, 2017

The CMS’s Star program is used to provide hospital quality ratings to consumers. Providers naturally strive to achieve for the highest possible rating. Managed Healthcare Executive spoke with Star ratings expert Meena Sundram of Change Healthcare for advice on how providers can use data analytics to help improve their numbers. Read the article

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Predictive Analytics: A Prescription For A Better Patient Experience

Predictive Analytics: A Prescription for a Better Patient Experience

  • June 30, 2017

Consumer expectations about their “healthcare experience” continue to rise, and providers must raise their game as well if they hope to successfully compete. As Keith Roberts and Lucas Lukasiak of the Change Healthcare Engagement Solutions team note, advanced predictive analytics techniques and artificial intelligence infrastructures are giving savvy industry stakeholders the edge they need to better target patient engagement. Read the article

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Bundles In A Bind? Cardiac Care Models Expected To Prevail

Bundles in a Bind? Cardiac Care Models Expected to Prevail

  • June 30, 2017

Cardiovascular Business reports the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has delayed the launch of a new episode payment model affecting three types of cardiac care, from July 1 to the beginning of 2018. But that doesn’t mean providers and hospitals should ease back on bundles’ preparations. Read the article

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Hospitals Struggle With The Dilemma Of Patients Hit By High Deductibles

Hospitals struggle with the dilemma of patients hit by high deductibles

  • June 28, 2017

In a Modern Healthcare article on hospitals' methods for dealing with patients saddled with high-deductible plans, Henry County Health Center CFO David Muhs tells how the 25-bed critical-access hospital uses Change Healthcare revenue cycle solutions to give patients a solid cost estimate prior to service. Read the article

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Change Healthcare Analysis Shows $262 Billion In Medical Claims Initially Denied, Meaning Billions In Administrative Costs

Change Healthcare analysis shows $262 billion in medical claims initially denied, meaning billions in administrative costs

  • June 27, 2017

A new study by Change Healthcare released at the 2017 HFMA ANI conference in Orlando this week revealed compelling statistics about claims denials and their financial impact on hospitals. Citing the results of the new Change Healthcare Healthy Hospital Revenue Cycle Index, Healthcare Finance reported that out of roughly $3 trillion in medical claims submitted by hospitals in the U.S. last year, around 9% of charges, or $262 billion, were initially denied. Read the article

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