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Coupons for patients, but higher bills for insurers
With drug prices rising and many people out of work, pharmaceutical companies are increasingly helping patients with...
How to Be RAC-Ready in 2011
In this Q&A, HCPro's director of Medicare and Compliance, Kimberly Anderwood Hoy,  discusses Recovery Audit...
Web Exclusive: HHS Announces $290M Loan Program for Docs in Underserved Areas
Health and Human Services has unveiled a $290 million loan repayment program with potential to reimburse primary care...
Web Exclusive: Slashing Medicare Reimbursements Curbs Treatment Overuse
Cuts in Medicare reimbursements for services that have mixed applications can reduce unnecessary use without reducing...
Web Exclusive: MGMA: Bonus Incentives Boost Hospitalists' Productivity
The lower the base salary, the higher the productivity of hospitalists because of bonus incentives, a Medical Group...
Twin Cities’ Children’s Hospital plans up to 250 job cuts
Children's Hospital says it plans to eliminate 200 to 250 jobs by mid-November, citing a drop in patients, an increase...
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...
Hospitals say more insured patients can’t pay
It's no surprise that the struggling economy has made it harder for hospitals to collect money from patients who have...
E-medical records: More ’meaningful use’
The push toward electronic medical records has garnered a lot of attention lately as the federal rules roll out for...
Health pilot eyes a new approach to reimbursement
Pay-for-performance may be coming to New Hampshire’s healthcare industry. Under a five-year pilot program...

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