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Red Flag Ruling a Victory for Physicians, AMA Says
The American Medical Association is applauding a federal appeals court's ruling that physicians who bill patients after...
Web Exclusive: $3.2B Lawsuit Targets Medicare Underpayments
A class action suit filed by seven California counties and physicians aims to force the Department of Health and Human...
Hospital monopolies ruin MRI bill as Sutter gets price it wants
After Mark Logsdon tore a ligament in his knee skiing at Lake Tahoe in March, he returned home to suburban Sacramento...
NY attorney general probes healthcare credit card practices
The state Attorney General's office has issued subpoenas to 10 healthcare providers statewide, including two with...
Web Exclusive: Congress Considers Three Healthcare Pricing Transparency Bills
Late last week the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee took up the issue of pricing transparency in...
House Dems stop short of committing to vote on health pricing bill this year
House Democrats have vowed to fight for a bill requiring healthcare providers to make their prices clearer for the...
Web Exclusive: DOJ Will Not Challenge CA Hospital Information Exchange Program
A proposal to compile, compare, and make available to the public the cost of healthcare services at more than 300...
Are Hospitals Illegally Charging the Uninsured Too Much?
Many California hospitals may be skirting state laws that require them to disclose prices of procedures when requested...
Cigna Web tool tells cost of care upfront
Health insurer Cigna Corp. is launching an online tool that will enable doctors and hospitals to inform Cigna enrollees...
Wisconsin employers want more health price info, survey finds
A survey by United Benefits Advisors LLC has found that Wisconsin employers want to see more pricing information from...

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...