Do you enjoy a good game of poker or blackjack? Does anteing up money, taking calculated risks, and hoping for financial reward get you excited? I bet you never imagined that your hospitals and doctors would have to participate in similar games!
Hospital margins are narrower than ever, and hospitals dedicate many resources to understanding and capturing their reimbursement dollars. Medicare is the single largest purchaser of healthcare in the US – spending $610B in 2014, which is almost a quarter of all spending on medical goods and services.