Tag Archives: Providers

Despite pop health buzz, few providers screen for social needs

Dive Brief: Despite the hype surrounding the importance of social determinants of health, just a quarter of hospitals and 16% of physician practices screen patients for social needs that affect health outcomes, according to a JAMA study published Wednesday. Providers that serve more economically disadvantaged patients, practices with exposure to payment reform models and academic… Read More »

AI-based product aims to help providers identify missed charges

Providers continue to fall short of their charge-capture potential despite having rules-based systems and manual audits, an executive at an industry vendor contends. “It’s estimated that missing charges and associated reimbursement—combined with audit and recovery efforts—cost providers the equivalent of 1 percent of annual revenue,” says Nick Giannasi, executive vice president of Change Healthcare. Industry… Read More »