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Pricing Commodity Outpatient Procedures: Assessing the Impact
Hospital executives are facing unrelenting pressure to
reduce prices and payments for outpatient services, which
have begun to be viewed as commodities. Here are five steps
to a thoughtful analysis.
Time to Replace Adjusted Discharges
For the second year in a row, Cleverley + Associates has been awarded the Helen Yerger/L. Vann Seawell Best Article Award for for our article entitled “Time to Replace Adjusted Discharges” published in the May 2014 issue of hfm Magazine!
Replacing Imprecise Volume Metrics
Since the 1950s, the hospital industry has used the adjusted discharge or adjusted patient day metrics to define total hospital volumes. Now it’s time to adopt a more precise metric. Here are 10 reasons why finance leaders should use the equivalent discharge metric® instead. The most important: Equivalent discharges is a better predictor of total costs.
Cleverley + Associates works with hundreds of hospitals each year to develop transparent and defensible pricing strategies (click here for more details)
Current data from CMS is available for custom comparative analyses on HospitalDx® Reports! (click here for more details)
Monday, June 22, 2015