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Revenue Cycle: The Essential Office
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Revenue cycle leaders at hospitals and health systems oversee the complex interplay of financial necessity, clinical work, and regulations. To them falls the detail work of collecting payment from insurers and patients, bridging the gap from the finance office to physicians to ensure that clinical activities are properly documented, and negotiating with the information technology and analytics groups for the tools to wrestle data into submission. The tasks necessary for an effective revenue cycle have expanded and become vastly more complex.