Birthing Crisis: Navigating the Maternity Care Challenges in Rural America

Rural hospitals across the U.S. are confronting a pressing maternity care crisis, with only 45% currently equipped to provide delivery services. In the past decade, the closure of over 200 rural hospitals offering delivery services has significantly impacted maternal health, representing almost 10% of all U.S. births, according to the American Hospital Association. This

By |2023-11-13T11:37:16-07:00November 13th, 2023|01: Featured, News|0 Comments

CMS Boosts Price Transparency and Expands Behavioral Health Access in Hospitals

In recent news, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have taken significant steps to enhance behavioral health services and increase transparency in hospital pricing. These crucial changes are outlined in the calendar year 2024 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) final rule with comment period.One key development is

By |2023-11-02T16:03:11-06:00November 2nd, 2023|02: Front-end RCM, News|0 Comments

MercyOne Takes Center Stage: Leading the Way as Trinity Health’s Key Revenue Driver

TogetherMD is proud to announce that its client, as reported by Becker's, MercyOne is a pivotal revenue driver for its parent system.Trinity Health's acquisition of MercyOne in September 2022 initially incurred an operating loss of $128 million in fiscal 2023. However, MercyOne has rapidly transformed into a significant revenue contributor, with over $3 billion in

By |2023-10-24T10:23:15-06:00October 24th, 2023|News|0 Comments

Becker’s: Southern Rural Hospitals Lead in Adopting REH Designation

According to Becker's: As of October 23, only 15 hospitals in the US have adopted the new rural emergency hospital (REH) designation, with 10 of them situated in Republican-leaning states that rejected Medicaid expansion. This choice stems from the REH's requirement to relinquish inpatient services in exchange for increased government reimbursements. Some hospitals remain

By |2023-10-23T10:30:20-06:00October 23rd, 2023|News|0 Comments
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