Machine Learning makes RPA more effective in the revenue cycle. Being able to truly leverage payments data to drive decision-making makes automation efforts meaningful. ML enables RPA efforts to move from automating repetitive human processes to attacking the root causes of inefficiencies and implementing data-driven strategies around revenue cycle work efforts, vendor outsourcing, patient financial engagement and payer reimbursement.
Every day healthcare providers are extending credit in the form of care, and they have little idea whether, how much or when they will be paid. It’s time for healthcare providers to start deploying well-established data science and analytics tools to forecast payments and optimize outcomes.
AI, machine learning and predictive models are abstract terms in the revenue cycle. How do you actually move past the buzzwords and get value out of your healthcare payments data? Here are six ways healthcare providers and RCMs can truly operationalize healthcare payments data to improve patient collections and revenue cycle operations.
93% of healthcare administrators say that data analytics are “crucial” to future healthcare operations. At the same time, 84% say the usage of advanced analytics at their organization is “negligible”. In healthcare payments, there are three key roadblocks to the utilization of advanced analytics to improve the revenue cycle.
Every healthcare CFO and revenue cycle leader should be looking at their insurance payer payments in relation to patient payments -- identifying how they relate and influence one another. This is essential intelligence in an ever-complex revenue cycle.
In healthcare payments, where data flows from multiple systems and standards are a moving target, data can be pretty filthy. This means mismatched formats, errors and inconsistencies. Having clean data is often the biggest roadblock to being able to reap the benefits of data science.