How Provider Utilization Management Reduces Costs on the Front End

Posted by Advent Health Partners on Sep 11, 2017 3:52:30 PM

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With the majority of Americans now enrolled in privately or publicly funded health plans that use utilization management (UM) programs as a primary cost-containment strategy, it has never been more important for hospitals to follow a process that is clinically sound and routing patients accurately/efficiently than now. Becker’s highlights utilization review as a key component of leveraging case management best practices with the revenue cycle, which paves the way for improved workflows.

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Utilization Management Tips From Seasoned Experts

Posted by Advent Health Partners on Apr 18, 2017 10:25:11 AM

While utilization management (UM) is often used interchangeably with utilization review, UM’s role oversees the entire spectrum of a facility’s health services, including procedures as well as use of treatment facilities, ensuring that appropriate care is provided without overusing facilities. Utilization tasks include improving clinical efficiency, managing patient appointment, physician time management as well as analyze data for evidence-based best-practice outcomes.

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