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Population Health and the Revenue Cycle
HealthLeaders Media

Most hospitals and health systems still operate mainly in a fee-for-service environment, but payment reform is on the horizon.

As the healthcare industry evolves toward risk-based reimbursement structures and clinical protocols designed around population health management models, the role of the revenue cycle is changing as well. Some hospital leaders are accessing claims data housed within the billing system to strengthen their organization’s ability to provide high-quality, low-cost care and are redesigning finance functions to create processes that can adapt quickly to changing needs.