DFWHC’s Love discusses North Texas healthcare collaboration in D CEO story

04/29/2021

“All the hospitals are realizing it’s not about competition. It’s about trying to improve the health of the community,” said Stephen Love, president/CEO of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in a D CEO story that dropped this week. Titled “COVID-19 Brought Unprecedented Health System Collaboration to DFW” and penned by Will Maddox, the story detailed the unique efforts of the … Read More

DFWHC joins more than 180 groups urging state leaders to expand health coverage

04/20/2021

Today, 188 Texas organizations including the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) banded together to urge state leaders to provide a health insurance option for low-wage Texas adults. A wide spectrum of physicians, health care providers, local officials, business leaders and advocates signed the letter to Gov. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Patrick, House Speaker Phelan, and members of the Texas Legislature. Noting that … Read More

DFWHC Blog – Now is the time for Medicaid expansion

03/08/2021

Blog by Stephen Love, President/CEO, DFW Hospital Council Our state has endured a difficult year of COVID-19, not to mention unemployment and the loss of healthcare coverage for many Texas residents. Now is the time for us to strive for healthcare coverage for all Texans. We ask our Texas legislative leaders to work collaboratively on Medicaid expansion. We now have … Read More

PYA – “CMS Price Transparency Rule: What hospitals need to know”

08/12/2020

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by PYA, PC. Blog by Kathy Reep, Senior Manager, PYA Rising healthcare costs have long plagued the U.S., with consumer, employer, provider and even the federal government bearing the financial burden. But the charges and payments for certain healthcare services have not always been clear or … Read More

Health Catalyst – 10 Strategies for Navigating Volume to Value

08/11/2020

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Health Catalyst. Blog by Duncan Gallagher, President of Donegal Advisory Services, Health Catalyst As a country, we are confronting many options regarding accessible and affordable health insurance. Our choices include supporting state and national insurance exchanges, eliminating the individual mandate, repealing the Affordable Care Act, … Read More

DFWHC and Argos Health webinar “Out-of-State Medicaid Claims” now posted online

03/06/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Argos Health educational webinar “Out-of-State Medicaid Claims” originally held March 3 has been posted online. This “hot topic” webinar details the problems (or opportunities?) such Medicaid claims present for hospitals. An expert panel included Kirby Yawn, senior vice president at Argos Health; and Dee Dee Germroth, senior vice president Medicaid solutions at Argos Health. … Read More

DFWHC Blog – CMS regulation puts North Texas on dangerous financial cliff

02/27/2020

Blog by Stephen Love, President/CEO, DFW Hospital Council In November 2019, Seema Verma, administrator of The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), released a proposed rule called the Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation (MFAR). Verma states the rule would promote transparency by establishing new reporting requirements for supplemental payments to Medicaid providers. CMS is now proposing this mandatory MFAR for … Read More

DFWHC and Argos Health webinar “Out-of-State Medicaid Claims” next Tuesday!

02/26/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Argos Health complimentary educational webinar “Out-of-State Medicaid Claims” is this Tuesday, March 3 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. CST. You don’t want to miss this “hot topic” webinar detailing the problems (or opportunities?) such Medicaid claims present for hospitals. An expert panel will include Kirby Yawn, senior vice president at Argos Health; and Dee … Read More

Love comments on Medicaid block grants for D Healthcare

02/20/2020

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love commented on Medicaid block grants in an story penned yesterday by Will Maddox for D Healthcare Daily. With the Trump Administration attempting to add flexibility to how states administer Medicaid funding, local politicians and hospital groups are raising the alarm, with some calling them Medicaid block grants that invite states to slash funding for … Read More

DFWHC and Argos Health to host March 3 webinar “Out-of-State Medicaid Claims”

02/18/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Argos Health will host the complimentary educational webinar “Out-of-State Medicaid Claims” on Tuesday, March 3 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. CST. This “hot topic” webinar will detail the problems (or opportunities?) such Medicaid claims present for hospitals. An expert panel will include Kirby Yawn, senior vice president at Argos Health; and Dee Dee Germroth, … Read More