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Rate Advisor

Rate Advisor

We analyze hospital prices at the procedure code level and present an analysis of suggested rate changes designed to enhance the defensibility of proposed pricing with sensitivity to financial impact.
Contract Concierge

Contract Concierge

Coming soon! Contract benchmarking, modeling, and measurement through personal consulting with industry experts.
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Strategic Advisor

We utilize extensive proprietary and public data sources to create fact-based, actionable plans to address specific client objectives.
HospitalDx®

HospitalDx®

Web-based software that creates custom analyses of financial/operating strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities. Utilizes client-submitted claims data as well as national public-use data.
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Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Health systems must decide which hospitals should be targeted and how quickly price reductions can be implemented. These systems are beginning to establish strategic pricing directives that deal explicitly with outpatient pricing at their individual hospitals. These systems have two critical decisions: which hospitals should be targeted and how quickly price reductions can be implemented. In our new white paper, which appeared in the Spring issue of HFMA Strategic Financial Planning, Bill Cle...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
  The 2017 State of the Hospital Industry published by Cleverley and Associates shows a dramatic difference between the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported values for hospital cost inflation when compared to actual payments received by hospitals when all payers, including government are included. During the period 2010 to 2015, the BLS reported average annual inflation rates for hospital outpatient services of 4.44% and 4.89% for hospital inpatient services.  Data for all short term acu...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Comparative Benchmarking is crucial to any business. Comparative reference points give you a place to start measuring your success, as well as goals to reach for in the future. You can compare your hospital’s success against your own past, of course, but that won’t tell you if you’re getting left behind by your competition. Benchmarking helps answer important questions like how am I doing in my industry, and am I keeping up with my competitors? To set your benchmarking you must first choose a...
Monday, April 02, 2018
Hospital executives are facing more pressure to reduce prices and payments as more customers compare their options, especially in certain outpatient services – surgery, imaging, and lab. Commercial margins for outpatient procedures tend to be higher, and changing them can create a lot of financial pressure. Because of this pressure, many hospitals have abandoned minor outpatient surgery  departments completely, and left those services to physician-owned surgery centers. This isn’t always the ...

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