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Covid-19 has had significant financial impact on independent physicians and physician groups. To not only survive but to thrive post Covid-19, physicians and their medical group, ASC and other related companies need to ensure financial sustainability in the short-term while thinking through longer-term strategic opportunities. In this webinar, we’ll discuss immediate and anticipated government funding […]

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Health plans face unique challenges brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic. The most successful plans will have a plan for short term mitigation related to Covid-19 impacts as well as a strategy to look beyond today’s realities and shape premiums, benefit design, network configuration and provider contracting alignment for 2021 and beyond. Attendees will learn: […]

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As the Covid-19 pandemic has swept the nation, all health care stakeholders have had to make major adjustments to their business strategy and operations. Hospitals in hot spots such as New York City and New Orleans have been in the headlines, struggling to meet the surging demand while trying to keep their workforce healthy. Meanwhile […]

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As hospitals, physician groups and other providers, such as FQHCs and ambulatory surgery centers, seek to access Covid-19 relief through the CARES Act, there is confusion as applicants work to determine eligibility, timing, distribution of funds and more. Adding to the complexity, there are additional sources of funding announced, with more federal legislation in development. […]

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Covid-19 will have a lasting transformative impact on how health care is delivered in the U.S. The crisis has expedited the movement of care from hospitals and clinics to the community and home via remote technology, as providers build their telehealth and home-based care management capabilities. At the same time, the federal government has relaxed […]

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Health systems, hospitals and other organizations need to start tracking the financial impact of COVID-19 immediately to obtain available funding. Many of the allocations “are to remain available until fully committed and expended.” This means, “first come, first serve.” There are critical revenue loss and COVID-19 related cost identification, tracking, reporting and audit readiness activities […]

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Last week, the federal government passed a $2.2 trillion federal emergency package as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The stimulus provides significant funding for providers, hospitals and health systems reeling from the operational and financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Crucially, the package includes $100 billion in an emergency […]

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Hospitals, state associations and other stakeholders need to be prepared to address the negative financial impacts associated with the COVID-19 pandemic as it continues to have a widespread impact on our health care system. Many hospitals are likely to experience severe financial challenges, requiring financial assistance from federal, state and local governments in order to […]

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On March 22, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) offered some relief for the clinicians, providers, and facilities participating in Medicare quality reporting programs – including the 1.2 million clinicians in the Quality Payment Program and those fighting coronavirus (COVID-19). This unprecedented action by CMS has been applauded by the American Medical […]

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Innovation in health information technology, coupled with challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, provides an opportunity for hospitals and health systems to use telemedicine to support patient care. Health care organizations can use two complementary types of telemedicine to staff shortages and keep patients away from the hospital during this public health emergency: episodic telehealth […]

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