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If you’re concerned about revenue at your hospital, then The Hospital Finance podcast is your go-to source for information and insights that can help you protect and enhance the revenue your hospital has earned. Covering topics that affect hospital reimbursement, healthcare trends, and the regulatory landscape, you’ll get important perspectives, news and strategies from leading experts in healthcare finance. For show notes and additional resources from BESLER, visit http://www.besler.com/podcasts

If you’re concerned about revenue at your hospital, then The Hospital Finance podcast is your go-to source for information and insights that can help you protect and enhance the revenue your hospital has earned. Covering topics that affect hospital reimbursement, healthcare trends, and the regulatory landscape, you’ll get important perspectives, news and strategies from leading experts in healthcare finance. For show notes and additional resources from BESLER, visit http://www.besler.com/podcasts
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If you’re concerned about revenue at your hospital, then The Hospital Finance podcast is your go-to source for information and insights that can help you protect and enhance the revenue your hospital has earned. Covering topics that affect hospital reimbursement, healthcare trends, and the regulatory landscape, you’ll get important perspectives, news and strategies from leading experts in healthcare finance. For show notes and additional resources from BESLER, visit http://www.besler.com/podcasts

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Episodes

2019 Health Care Executive Group Top 10 Challenges

11/14/2018
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In this episode, we are joined by Ferris Taylor, Executive Director of the HealthCare Executive Group, to discuss the top 10 challenges, issues, and opportunities facing healthcare in 2019. Learn how to listen to The Hospital Finance Podcast on your mobile device. Highlights of this episode include: Background on how the list was formed by executives from Read More

Duration:00:50:20

Transitioning to the Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI)

11/7/2018
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In this episode, we are joined by Mary Devine, Director of Revenue Cycle at BESLER, to discuss what providers need to know about the transition to the Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI). Learn how to listen to The Hospital Finance Podcast on your mobile device. Highlights of this episode include: History behind the MBI (Medicare Beneficiary Identifier) initiative Why Read More

Duration:00:11:38

The potential return of earmarks to the federal budget

10/31/2018
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In this episode, we are joined by Mike Merola, founding partner of Winning Strategies Washington, to discuss the potential return of earmarks to the federal budget and how that could affect hospitals. Learn how to listen to The Hospital Finance Podcast on your mobile device. Highlights of this episode include: History of earmarks and how they benefited hospitals Read More

Duration:00:10:56

2018 Survey of American Physicians

10/24/2018
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In this episode, we are joined by Phil Miller, Vice President of Communications at Merritt Hawkins, to discuss their nationwide survey of physicians that reveals the impact of several factors driving physicians to reassess their careers. Learn how to listen to The Hospital Finance Podcast on your mobile device. Highlights of this episode include: The responses of over Read More

Duration:00:17:01

Revenue cycle best practices during an Epic installation

10/17/2018
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In this episode, we are joined by BESLER’s Mary Devine and Olga Barone-Allan to share their 10 best practices for revenue cycle during Epic and EHR installations. Learn how to listen to The Hospital Finance Podcast on your mobile device. Highlights of this episode include: Important best practices such as backlog reduction and understanding your baselines and Read More

Duration:00:12:21

Preparing for S10 audits

10/10/2018
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In this episode, we are joined by BESLER’s DeLicia Pierce to discuss the process of preparing for worksheet S-10 audits for 2015 cost report data. Learn how to listen to The Hospital Finance Podcast on your mobile device. Highlights of this episode include: The timeframe and directions CMS has given to MACs to perform their S-10 audits Read More

Duration:00:17:59

Americans are worried about their health insurance

10/3/2018
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In this episode, we are joined by Mark Hamrick, Washington Bureau Chief for BankRate.com, to discuss their study that delves into the issue of consumers growing increasingly concerned over their health insurance. Learn how to listen to The Hospital Finance Podcast on your mobile device. Highlights of this episode include: The percentage of Men and Women that avoid Read More

Duration:00:16:38

Live from AHIMA 2018

9/26/2018
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In this episode, Laura Legg discusses the trends and topics from this year’s AHIMA national conference in Miami, FL. Learn how to listen to The Hospital Finance Podcast on your mobile device. Highlights of this episode include: The accuracy rates of inpatient and outpatient coding How technology can help coding quality The amount of health information created on Read More

Duration:00:09:46

The Vizient Drug Price Forecast

9/19/2018
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In this episode, we are joined by Steven Lucio, Associate Vice President of Pharmacy Services at Vizient, to discuss Vizient’s Drug Price Forecast and the estimated increase in the price of pharmaceuticals in 2019. Learn how to listen to The Hospital Finance Podcast on your mobile device. Highlights of this episode include: Background on Vizient’s Drug Price Forecast Read More

Duration:00:12:37

Hospice update to the Medicare Post-Acute Transfer Policy

9/12/2018
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In this episode, we are joined by BESLER’s Mary Devine to discuss changes to how hospice reimbursement is treated under the Medicare Post-Acute Transfer Policy Learn how to listen to The Hospital Finance Podcast on your mobile device. Is your hospital recovering all Transfer DRG overpayments and underpayments? For additional validation, contact BESLER about our Transfer DRG Recovery Read More

Duration:00:05:03

Wage Index timelines to be aware of

9/5/2018
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In this episode, we are joined by BESLER’s DeLicia Pierce to discuss important upcoming deadlines related to Wage Index review that you should be aware of. Learn how to listen to The Hospital Finance Podcast on your mobile device. For more on the Medicare Wage Index, check out our SPECIAL REPORT: Medicare Wage Index: What it is, how Read More

Duration:00:06:39

Out-of-network consumer protection law

8/29/2018
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In this episode, we are joined by Sonia Delgado of Princeton Public Affairs Group to discuss out-of-network consumer protection law in New Jersey and nationwide. Learn how to listen to The Hospital Finance Podcast on your mobile device. Highlights of this episode include: Background and intended purpose of the New Jersey law, Assembly Bill 2039 Disclosure requirements Read More

Duration:00:10:33

FY2019 IPPS Final Rule Summary

8/22/2018
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In this episode, we are joined by David Korn and Bob Mahoney from BESLER’s Reimbursement Integrity team to discuss the most significant changes resulting from the FY2019 IPPS Final Rule. Learn how to listen to The Hospital Finance Podcast on your mobile device. Click here to read our key takeaways from the FY2019 IPPS Final Rule and Read More

Duration:00:17:26

Medicaid payment methodologies for hospital reimbursement related to transfers

8/15/2018
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In this episode, we are joined by BESLER’s Mary Devine to discuss Medicaid payment methodologies for hospital reimbursement related to transfers. Learn how to listen to The Hospital Finance Podcast on your mobile device. Is your hospital recovering all Transfer DRG overpayments and underpayments? For additional validation, contact BESLER about our Transfer DRG Recovery Service. Highlights of this episode Read More

Duration:00:06:19

How consumers view and engage with their healthcare benefits

8/8/2018
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In this episode, we are joined by Jeff Bakke, Chief Strategy Officer at WEX Health, to discuss the findings of their report WEX Health Clear Insights Report which looks at how consumers view and engage with their healthcare benefits. Learn how to listen to The Hospital Finance Podcast on your mobile device. Highlights of this episode include: Review of Read More

Duration:00:11:44

Defining a revenue integrity department structure

8/1/2018
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In this episode, we are joined by Laura Legg, Director of Solutions Strategy at BESLER, to discuss optimal structures for revenue integrity departments. Learn how to listen to The Hospital Finance Podcast on your mobile device. To view a Slideshare presentation about this episode, click HERE To view the transcript of this podcast episode, click HERE BESLER Read More

Duration:00:14:28

Medicare cost report - still a crucial component of hospital reimbursement

7/25/2018
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In this episode, we are joined by BESLER’s DeLicia Pierce to discuss the Medicare Cost Report and why it is still a crucial component for hospital reimbursement. Learn how to listen to The Hospital Finance Podcast on your mobile device. Is your hospital receiving the revenue to which you are entitled? BESLER’s Reimbursement Services has extensive experience Read More

Duration:00:13:22

Administrative Costs Associated With Physician Billing and Insurance-Related Activities at an Academic Health Care System

7/18/2018
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In this episode, we are joined by Phillip Tseng, author of the study “Administrative Cost Associated with Physician Billing & Insurance-Related Activities at an Academic Healthcare System” to discuss his study’s findings and their correlation to EHRs Learn how to listen to The Hospital Finance Podcast on your mobile device. Highlights of this episode include: Overview of Read More

Duration:00:12:21

How Medicare return to provider can improve hospital accounts receivable

7/11/2018
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In this episode, we are joined by BESLER’s Olga Barone-Allan and Roseline Guillaume to discuss how Medicare return to provider can improve a hospital’s accounts receivable Learn how to listen to The Hospital Finance Podcast on your mobile device. Highlights of this episode include: What is “return to provider” and why is it significant? Key terms to understand Read More

Duration:00:12:44

Billing incident to professional services

7/4/2018
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In this episode, we are joined by Rob Senska, General Counsel and Director with LW Consulting, to discuss billing incident to professional services. Learn how to listen to The Hospital Finance Podcast on your mobile device. Highlights of this episode include: Overview of incident to professional services What regulations govern the billing for these services What the requirements are Read More

Duration:00:10:55