Denials can wreck a provider’s revenue stream, but physician practices often give up on payment too soon, says an attorney. "Providers have a lot more leverage than they realize," he says. >>>
Medicare Advantage plans are showing a 10% increase in enrollment from a year ago, says U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, but the insurance industry warns of dramatic declines in the future. >>>
With the need to control costs a top concern among hospital executives, technology is the only means by which healthcare systems can make it out of their current impasse. >>>
The Department of Health and Human Services believes that best practices, techniques, and solutions for obtaining higher levels of quality and safety among hospitals should be widely distributed. Ascension Health is in the vanguard, sharing what it knows about achieving clinical excellence. >>>
More than three-quarters of organizations are exploring or have M&A deals under way, according to this HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Report. Get the free report with exclusive research and analysis. >>>
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