Finance and Revenue Cycle

Hospitals struggle in today’s environment to have a healthy bottom line. Inappropriate claim submission can impact revenue and put a hospital at risk for compliance-related sanctions. Finance and Revenue Cycle content will help hospitals understand the complex payment systems involved with healthcare, and help ensure that executives and frontline staff have necessary and timely financial and revenue cycle education available when they need it. By partnering with the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) learners are assured that the Elsevier solution provides the most up-to-date industry-driven content available.

EduCode Reimbursement Essentials

Appropriate reimbursement and accurate quality reporting are key concerns for any hospital. To enhance staff understanding of how to work proficiently with program requirements, this content offers education on the fundamentals of Medicare inpatient and outpatient prospective payment systems and on the hospital HAC and Hospital Quality Initiative (HQI) programs that affect reimbursement. For those who are unfamiliar with revenue cycle roles and responsibilities we have included a Revenue Cycle Orientation course that is presented in an easy to understand format that uses a “day in the life” training model to enhance the learning process.

HFMA’s Business of Healthcare

HFMA's The Business of Health Care is a comprehensive online program geared toward healthcare professionals: financial, clinical and non-clinical, whose positions require a deep understanding of the new financial realities of healthcare delivery and payment. It offers participants the unique opportunity to expand their breadth of industry understanding and sharpen their ability to engage in healthcare business issues.

HFMA’s Patient Financial Communications

As consumers pay more out of their own pockets for their health care, interactions about financial matters are more important than ever. This online course offers scenario-based practice sessions to help staff:  Know what to say—and how to say it—in a range of care settings; Confidently engage patients in the critical process of understanding their financial obligations; and Explore constructive solutions for resolving self-payment challenges.