The venture aims to leverage machine learning and artificial intelligence to boost revenue and cash flow while lowering the cost of bill collecting. It's slated to launch this summer.
Outside of small contracts, R1 RCM hasn't announced major revenue-cycle clients it didn't already have ties with since its 2011 partnership with Intermountain Healthcare. Investors will closely watch Friday's financial release for signs the company, formerly Accretive Health, is on the rebound.
R1 RCM is acquiring fellow revenue cycle management company Intermedix Corp. in a deal worth $460 million.
Presence Health plans to partner with R1 RCM, a company affiliated with its probable future owner, for its revenue cycle operations. Under the pending deal, approximately 1,000 Presence employees will transfer to R1's payroll.
Bitcoin futures recently launched on a mainstream exchange. But the healthcare industry has been slow to adopt the cryptocurrency for anything more than paying ransom for breached data.
Sanford Health has set up kiosks in its clinics that estimate patients' out-of-pocket costs, a practice that has significantly increased upfront collections. Delayed payments have taken a toll on many health systems' bottom lines.
Not-for-profit providers' expense growth will likely continue to eclipse their revenue increases, as rising costs and downward pressure on reimbursement levels have a compounding effect over the years.
Story updated July 7, 2017.ORLANDO, Fla.—The rise of high-deductible health plans is driving one Missouri hospital to completely revamp patient registration, billing and collection.
Those denied claims spark huge cash-flow issues and recovery costs, according to new data.
Financial challenges in recent years have led to an increasingly competitive market among the nation's hospitals.
Banner Health posted healthy income gains in 2016 despite a $153.8 million operating loss in its insurance operations.
New York City Health & Hospitals reported a $776 million operating loss for the first half of fiscal 2017, according to unaudited financial statements.