After reviewing 57 claims, the OIG found that Rush University Medical Center incorrectly billed claims which resulted in $10.2 million in overpayments.
Wisconsin health system trains registration and scheduling staff to conduct sometimes-difficult financial conversations with patients.
A former supervisor in the patient appointments department at the Johns Hopkins Health System Corp. has accused the medical system in a lawsuit of prioritizing out-of-state patients over Maryland residents to boost revenue.
The payment will resolve Stark Act and False Claims Act allegations against the Florida-based provider, which self-disclosed the violations and cooperated with the government investigation.
Acadia Healthcare Co. Inc. and Reading Hospital will jointly construct a 144-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Berks County, Reading Hospital’s parent, Tower Health, said Tuesday.
American hospitals have a target on their backs. The latest merger talk is an attempt to rally their strength, but industry payers’ battle against high health-care costs shows no sign of letting up.