Through your readings this week, you will have learned:
The importance of financial information in HCOs and its functions
The revenue cycle for HCOs and the impact of billing, coding, and reimbursement on cash flows, without undermining clinical excellence
Various payers and their methods of payment to providers’ claims
Using the South University Online Library, the Internet, and your textbook readings, respond to the following in a minimum of 300–500 words:
Briefly describe the following healthcare service settings and offer your thoughts on which will have the most impact on our national economy in the next five years.
Integrated delivery systems
Identify the top three benefits attributed to integrated delivery systems.
Provide reasons for and evidence in support of your responses