Category: ClearBalance Blog

Revenue Cycle: Cost Center or Strategic Asset?

Article originally written by Lola Butcher Traditionally, most health systems have viewed the revenue cycle as a cost center, evaluating success based on the ability to minimize costs. That approach may limit technology investments and staff that can make a financial impact on revenue cycle functions. “Healthcare executives, especially finance executives, really need to start … Continue reading “Revenue Cycle: Cost Center or Strategic Asset?”

In Waning Days of 2015 … Congress Pushes for Delay in Cadillac Tax

Lawmakers’ recent delay to adopt the Affordable Care Act’s Cadillac tax gives Congress time to make adjustments to the regulation. In the election year, healthcare once again will factor heavily into campaign rhetoric. The delay, from 2018 to 2020, was included in a year-end tax and spending package that also makes the tax deductible for … Continue reading “In Waning Days of 2015 … Congress Pushes for Delay in Cadillac Tax”