From the Desk of the CEO

Welcome to the latest edition of The nQuirer. In typical nThrive fashion, this issue includes a selection of revenue cycle and health information management-based blogs, videos and articles that highlight not only important health care industry trends and recent events, but also underline the unique offerings we provide for health care organizations like yours.

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Why self-serve estimating is integral to transparency and consumerism

As transparency legislation becomes more stringent, health care organizations must provide patients with accurate estimates for health care services. Self-service estimating technology is key to respond in a timely way.

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nThrive showcases Physician Enterprise Analyzer at MGMA in New Orleans

nThrive recently participated in the annual Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) meeting, attended by more than 4,000 physician practice leaders for health care education and networking activities.

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Becker's Hospital Review 5th Annual Health IT and Revenue Cycle Conference Presentation Recap: Population Health through Value-Guided Care

Population Health Management (PHM) programs are a strategic component of future state of health care organizations. The goal of PHM programs is to keep a patient population as healthy as possible and minimize the need for expensive hospital services. The success of these programs is directly correlated to the successful transition from fee-for-service (by volume) models to fee-for-value (high quality + managed cost) models. By implementing strong data analytics and other population health management tools, hospitals can optimize data capture and clinical practices to improve health care outcomes at a greater value for their patients.

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Southeastern Health System Turns A/R Backlog into $13.9 Million in Cash

A large Southeastern health care provider faced an A/R backlog of more than $97.6 million in outstanding receivables for accounts aged over 90 days. By partnering with nThrive, the provider liquidated $13.9 million and resolved 48.9% of its old accounts. Check out this exciting video to learn more!

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nThrive Education Certification and Badge Program for Your Colleagues

nThrive Education offers our Certification and Badge program to boost colleague skills, facilitate career pathing and implement higher performance standards.

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Price transparency 'gets real' with final ruling – begin preparing for 2021 today

CMS' ruling on health care price transparency focuses heavily on patient estimates. With more than a year to prepare, hospitals are encouraged to implement online estimating technology for 2021 compliance.

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Upcoming nThrive Health Information Management Events

Illinois AAHAM 2019 Conference
December 4-6, 2019
Holiday Inn Conference Center, East Peoria, IL
Are you tired of large Illinois payors calling the plays for your health care organization during the payment reconciliation process? Visit our booth to learn how you can level the playing field with nThrive's game-winning play. While you're there, enter for a chance to win an Amazon gift card.

Virginia AAHAM 2019 Annual Meeting and Conference
December 4-6, 2019
Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg, VA
On December 6 at 9:30 a.m., nThrive Director Revenue Cycle Solutions John Wallace will deliver a session called, "Proactive Strategies to Integrate Managed Care and Contract Management."

AAHIM December Symposium
December 5, 2019
Vestavia Country Club, Birmingham, AL
At 11:00 a.m., nThrive Manager Business Health Shavonne Thompson will present a session entitled, "The Road Map to Successful Denials Management, Prevention & Recovery."

NCHIMA West Region Winter 2019 Meeting
December 6, 2019
Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC
At 9:30 a.m., nThrive Senior Manager Advisory Services Megan Benton will host a presentation titled, "The Road Map to Successful Denials Management, Prevention & Recovery."

nThrive Webinars

HFMA Eastern Michigan Webinar Series
Date: December 2, 2019
Time: 12:00 p.m. ET
Details: nThrive Vice President Advisory Services Kyle Sherseth will facilitate a session called, "Defending Your Chargemaster." Please click here to register.

HFMA Eastern Michigan Webinar Series
Date: December 11, 2019
Time: 12:00 p.m. ET
Details: nThrive Senior Director Advisory Solutions Analytics Moshe Starkman will host a session titled, "Population Health Through Value-Guided Care." Please click here to register.

HFMA New Hampshire-Vermont Revenue Cycle Webinar Series
Date: December 11, 2019
Time: 12:00 p.m. ET
Details: nThrive Director Revenue Cycle Solutions Olivia Currin-Britt will deliver a session entitled, "Best Practices for an Effective Bad Debt Program." Please click here to register.