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Dana Beal, International Speaker, Author and Coach

Uplifting Yourself and Others During Tumultuous Times

By Danna Beal, M.Ed.
International Speaker
Author and Coach

After over a year and half of a pandemic, I don’t need to cite data to validate that this has been an incredibly difficult time for millions of people in our own country, not to mention worldwide. It has affected healthcare in ways that are immeasurable and more impactful than most any other industry. Front line workers have described feeling beyond burnout—many describing a sense of numbness. The continual changes in healthcare delivery, the risks of contracting Covid and its variants, the backup of appointments, the frustration of patients who are experiencing scheduling issues, employee and provider turnover, depression and mental health issues, political dissension, and the conflicting information permeating the environment have all contributed to the sense of powerlessness and hopelessness. Read article
Accountant scrutinizing data with magnifying glass

Best Practices for Employers to Combat Claims-Related Health Care Fraud

By Will Norris, Partner, Health Care Consulting Practice, Moss Adams
By Francis Orejudos, Senior Manager, Health Care Consulting Practice, Moss Adams

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic created significant, highly publicized upheaval to the health care delivery system. Equally disruptive, the industry also had to face a delayed impact to COVID-19 payer claims processing workflow and provider revenue cycle. With the millions of transactions that health care payers process and the billions of dollars paid each year to providers, COVID-19-related claims significantly increased the likelihood of payment integrity risks. Performing an audit of health care claims could help payers and self-insured employers uncover these mistakes, reduce medical expenses, and improve the member’s experience, which underscores employee overall satisfaction with employer benefit plans and cost controls. Read article
Looking at financial information while drinking coffee

New Health Plan Financial Reports for California, Ohio and Washington State

By David Peel, Publisher and Editor
Healthcare News

We recently updated our financial reporting for health plans in California, Ohio and Washington State. Click on the links below to see the numbers.

Most Downloaded Articles

The following articles were downloaded most often from January 2021 through August 2021.
  1. An Overview of the Nurse Manager’s Guide to Budgeting and Finance 2nd Edition By Al Rundio, PhD, DNP, RN, APRN, NEA-BC, FNAP, FIAAN, FAAN
  2. What the No Surprises Act Means for Patients, Providers, and Payers By Mandy Mori and Denise Stark of Moss Adams
  3. HHS Releases Provider Relief Fund Revised Reporting Requirements and Opens Portal By Aparna Venkateswaran, Melaney Scott and Georgia Green of Moss Adams.
  4. CMS Publishes FY 2022 Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System Proposed Rule By Paul Holden, Michael Newell and Glenn Bunting of Moss Adams
  5. Leadership in Uncertain and Changing Times By Danna Beal, M.Ed., International Speaker, Author and Coach
  6. The Lessons I Learned from Bob Beale By Danna Beal, M.Ed., International Speaker, Author and Coach
  7. Do You Ignite Passion in Those You Lead? Take this Quiz By Danna Beal, M.Ed., International Speaker, Author and Coach
  8. Love in the Time of Covid-19 By Craig B. Garner, Founder, Garner Health Law Corporation
  9. A Little Faith Can Be Contagious By Craig B. Garner, Founder, Garner Health Law Corporation
  10. Debunking the Fallacy that Kids Aren’t Seriously Affected by COVID-19 By Michael Brodsky, MD of L.A. Care Health Plan