This Week Health
SOAR 2024 Bluebird Leaders This Week HealthAlex's Lemonade Stand This Week Health
SUBSCRIBE NOW to receive top 7 stories daily to your inbox
<--  All Stories

Why U.S. policy needs to focus on pruning the healthcare transaction thicket

May 22, 2024
Healthcare Financial Management Association
The article by Jeff and Trevor Goldsmith addresses the complexities and inefficiencies of the U.S. healthcare transaction system, emphasizing the need for reform. The Change Healthcare cyberattack highlights the vulnerabilities in the healthcare payment infrastructure, which handles $5 trillion annually and involves numerous transactions, many of which are non-essential and burdensome. These transactions, often requiring manual input, contribute to high administrative costs and physician burnout. The authors argue for reducing transaction volume by 50%, standardizing business rules, and simplifying payment processes, while acknowledging that overcoming entrenched interests and ensuring data security present significant challenges.
Transform Healthcare - One Connection at a Time

© Copyright 2024 Health Lyrics All rights reserved