The new “No Surprises Act” requires health plans to verify and update provider directory information at least every 90 days, which includes both individual providers and facilities. If you don’t have a plan to meet the requirements of the new regulation, it’s a good time to start.
The COVID-19 vaccine approvals have given health systems (and payers) a glimmer of hope that the surge of acute patient COVID-19 admissions may be ebbing. As we anticipate a sense of normalcy, the shift for payer organizations will likely be toward planning our 2021 healthcare strategies.
Healthcare providers are suffering from data breaches at an alarming rate. While these attacks can have serious financial impact on health organizations, the effects on patient lives can be devastating.
Quality provider data is very important to healthcare organizations. In fact, in a recent surveywe conducted with data governance decision makers in provider organizations, 63% of respondents said that proper data governance improves care coordination across practices. These leaders also noted its importance to strategic planning (31% of respondents) and marketing (22%). Even so, organizations seem limited in their ability to maintain high quality provider data.