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Allina Hospitals and Clinics to refund $1.1 million to patients
Minnesota-based Allina Hospitals and Clinics said it will refund at least $1.1 million to patients who were charged...
Indianapolis-based St. Vincent Health revamps its payment policy
Indianapolis-based St. Vincent Health is ending a long-standing policy of turning over accounts of patients who are...
Cleveland-based MetroHealth to adjust fees to steer people away from ER
Cleveland-based MetroHealth Medical Center plans to introduce a new point-of service fee, changing the way it charges...
Minnesota sues over Allina's 18% interest rate
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson has accused Allina Hospitals and Clinics of charging patients unlawfully high...
Louisville-based Kindred Healthcare trims earnings outlook for entire year
Kindred Healthcare, a Louisville, KY-based hospital operator and healthcare services company, has lowered its outlook...
Cape Cod Healthcare to cut 169 positions
Cape Cod Healthcare will cut 169 jobs, or nearly 4% of its workforce, as part of a sweeping financial makeover intended...
West Penn Allegheny Health System overstated payments
A review of West Penn Allegheny Health System finances has found that it overstated payments from vendors and patients...
West Penn system taking a hard look at finances
Western Pennsylvania Hospital’s new president has offered more details about the initiatives under way to reverse...
Henry Ford Health System earnings fall
Although Michigan-based Henry Ford Health System made money in 2007, it was less than the year before as its cost of...
Focus on the insured divides Texas’ JPS
Attracting insured patients to Texas-based JPS Health Network has long been a priority of Chief Executive Officer David...

Medicare Boot Camp - Long-Term Care Version
Topics covered during this intensive, four-day course include Medicare coverage, billing, coding and payment for long...
Book: The New Era of Healthcare: Practical Strategies for Providers and Payers
This book focuses on methods to forge a partnership between healthcare providers and managed care payers. It contains...
Book: The How-To Manual for Rehab Documentation, Third Edition
Since our last edition, there have been significant changes to the rules and regulations surrounding documentation in...
Book: Healthcare Price, Cost & Utilization Benchmarks, Volume VI
Whether you are a healthcare provider or a managed care organization, up-to-date benchmarks are critical to successful...
Book: CMS Publication 100-4 Chapter 10: CMS Home Health Billing Manual
This handy manual, updated to reflect 2010 changes, is a great resource for finding answers quickly and easily when...