At many smaller organizations, such as clinics and physician practices, the providers are also the coders.
Attorneys general unveil plans to pull legal levers in the fight against opioid addiction, placing much of the blame on those who push addictive painkillers.
Healthcare in the United States is really expensive, and one of the reasons is that managing healthcare bills is really, really expensive.
These are the among the questions that 50 of the nation’s top revenue cycle vice presidents share at the annual HealthLeaders Revenue Cycle Exchange.
Since starting cost estimations for a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services a decade ago, Oklahoma-based INTEGRIS Health has achieved a 22-fold increase in point-of-service collections.
Carolinas HealthCare System overbilled the federal Medicare program an estimated $1.7 million for patients treated at two hospitals near uptown, according to a new federal audit.
The impact of self-pay is a burden for hospitals already struggling to reduce costs and increase revenue. Collecting past-due medical debts is necessary, but a proactive formula of processes, technology, and patient advocacy can help.
Spending growth from 2012 to 2016 was almost entirely due to price increases, particularly for prescription drugs, emergency department visits, and inpatient surgical procedures.
Allegations in a whistleblower lawsuit claimed that the San Diego-based health system improperly billed government-sponsored health plans for physical therapy services.
The nonprofit network reversed an upward trend in claims denials, with the month-to-month denial rate reduced to as little as 1%.