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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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    • 4.3 • 24 Ratings

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

    Healthcare enforcement priorities of the Biden administration

    Healthcare enforcement priorities of the Biden administration

    In this episode, we are joined by Brenna Jenny, Partner at Sidley Austin LLP, to discuss the healthcare enforcement priorities of the Biden administration. Highlights of this episode include: Insight on the latest high-level DOJ enforcement trends, including False Claims Act recoveries and suits, ways that the DOJ is using data to drive the selection of providers for enforcement scrutiny, enforcement priorities the DOJ has related to COVID-19, such as pandemic billing flexibility, how HHS administrative enforcement actions may be changing in the Biden administration, defensive tools that providers can leverage against healthcare enforcement, and more...

    • 13 min
    Consumers cut health insurance in 2020

    Consumers cut health insurance in 2020

    In this episode, we are joined by Andrew Hurst, data writer for ValuePenguin, to discuss their survey on Americans that have chosen to scale back or eliminate various types of insurance in 2020. Highlights of this episode include: background on ValuePenguin's survey of over 1,000 Americans from different generations, what type of insurances were most likely to be scaled back or cut entirely by Americans in 2020? How income and employment status contributed to decisions on scaling back or eliminating insurance, what Americans did with the money they saved from cutting back or eliminating insurance, why more than half of those who reduced insurance coverage in 2020 regretted doing so, and more...

    • 17 min
    How IoT can improve processes and lower costs at hospitals

    How IoT can improve processes and lower costs at hospitals

    In this episode, we are joined by Ron Rock, CEO of Microshare, to discuss how the internet of things (IoT) can improve processes and lower costs at hospitals. Highlights of this episode include: Background on asset zoning and how it improves operations and turnaround times, how contact tracing can become more accurate and cost effective, how burgeoning IoT technologies have provided services not available in the last five years, what hospitals should look for when evaluating IoT solutions, and more... 

    • 18 min
    Pitfalls related to IME/GME FTE counts

    Pitfalls related to IME/GME FTE counts

    In this episode, we are joined by Jimmy Mendez, Senior Reimbursement Manager at BESLER, to discuss the pitfalls related to IME/GME FTE counts. Highlights of this episode include: Background on IME and GME and how payments to teaching hospitals are determined, the vital common factors that impact both IME and GME, common pitfalls associated with resident FTE caps, what pitfalls should hospitals be concerned with when creating new teaching programs? Why IRIS files play an important role in reporting intern and resident information, and more...

    • 17 min
    Dealing with the costs and operation of hospital pensions

    Dealing with the costs and operation of hospital pensions

    In this episode, we are joined by John Lowell, Partner at October Three Consulting, to discuss how hospitals can deal with the costs and operation of pension plans. Highlights of this episode include: How hospitals benefit from continuing pension plans and how they can afford to run them, issues that hospitals face when freezing pension plans and how they can handle them better, why now is the right time for hospitals to address frozen pension plans, what different strategies can hospitals implement to address pension plans? And more...

    • 18 min
    How malware and ransomware attacks could affect your HIPAA compliance standing

    How malware and ransomware attacks could affect your HIPAA compliance standing

    In this episode, we are joined by Jenna Waters, cybersecurity consultant for True Digital Security, to discuss how malware and ransomware attacks could affect your HIPAA compliance standing. Highlights of this episode include: Ways in which healthcare facilities are more vulnerable to malware attacks in 2021, why ransomware is still a dominant attack method on healthcare organizations, why small to mid-size healthcare organizations need to worry about OCR audits, what additional steps can hospitals take to sufficiently protect themselves from a successful cyberattack? And more...

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

JoshCrist ,

Entertaining, insightful and actionable! 🙌

Whether you’re well established as someone innovating in the world of hospital finance, or just getting started as a catalyst for change - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Michael does an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of successfully navigating an ever changing technological landscape - with leaders who’ve actually experienced success themselves. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

Majekodunmi ,

Clear, Relevant, and Insightful Perspectives on Healthcare Finance

This is my go-to podcast for all things Healthcare Finance. It’s practical and relevant, and I think everyone in healthcare finance field should have it on their play list. Great host and great guests. Please keep the podcasts coming, we need the information more now than ever.

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