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Negotiations: Four Steps Toward a More Constructive Approach

on October 20, 2017 | By Harvard Business Review | Leadership Finance
Building relationships, learning and collaboration are among the necessities for reaching the often sought but rarely achieved optimal agreement.
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Chasing Millions in Medicaid Dollars, Hospitals Buy Up Nursing Homes

A wrinkle in the program’s funding formula has helped some hospitals stay economically vital at a time others nationwide are facing financial trouble.
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Cutting Back on Garbage Brings Hospitals Millions in Savings

on October 16, 2017 | By Michael Stone | Innovation Finance Management
Organizations see monetary gains — and some environmental good — from recycling and reusing materials. 
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Collecting Patient Fees Requires Delicate Touch Amid Soaring Health Care Costs

on October 10, 2017 | By Susan Kreimer | Leadership Finance Management
It’s a task a practice’s administrative staff must undertake to stay afloat. Price transparency and payment plans can help recoup money owed.
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CMS Coding Changes for Chronic Care Management Benefits Providers and Patients

on August 16, 2017 | By Susan Kreimer | Leadership Finance
Few practices were taking advantage of Medicare reimbursements for certain non-face-to-face tasks already being delivered. CMS tweaked the billing and is offering guidance in implementing programs.
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How to Improve Your Finance Skills (Even If You Hate Numbers)

Even if you don’t need to know a lot about finance to do your day-to-day job, the more conversant you are on the subject, the better off you’ll be.  
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