InnovationSenate Measure on Surprise Medical Bills Would Save $7.5B
The CBO estimates that most of the savings would come from reduced federal subsidies for healthcare and health insurance.
FinanceMedicare Advantage Overbills Taxpayers By Billions A Year As Feds Struggle To Stop It
Officials have known for years that some Medicare Advantage plans overcharge for treating serious medical conditions they cannot prove their...
FinanceDon't Let These 6 Barriers Stop Your Revenue Cycle Success
Many of the obstacles in revenue cycle are within healthcare leaders' power to dismantle.
FinanceUniversity of Utah Health Changes Controversial Billing Policy: Report
The Beehive State health provider told a local news outlet it was revising its billing practices.
FinanceThe Nonprofit Hospital That Makes Millions, Owns a Collection Agency and Relentlessly Sues the Poor
Nonprofit hospitals pay virtually no local, state or federal income tax. In return, they provide community benefits, including charity care...
FinanceExamining Billing and Payment Changes for Therapy Services
The new updates relate to statutory and regulatory changes.
FinanceGain Revenue Cycle Perks From Patient-Centered Scheduling
Creating a patient-focused scheduling center resulted in several unexpected boons for Piedmont Healthcare, from improving the patient experience to reducing...
FinanceOut-of-Pocket Costs Rose 12% in 2018
Patients experienced a 12% increase in out-of-pocket costs in 2018, according to a new survey.
FinanceSen. Alexander Details His Plan To Fix Surprise Medical Bills
The provider community has pushed back on any attempt to set a 'benchmark' for physician pay, like the one in...
You Say 'Network Matching,' I Say 'Arbitration'
Witnesses at Senate hearing disagree on solutions for surprise billing.
FinanceHCA Asks Judge to Toss Lawsuit Alleging ER 'Cover Charge'
The hospitals say the purported surcharge is just a standard emergency department facility fee, like those charged by hospitals across...
FinanceGroup Calls on Hopkins to Stop Harassing Poor Patients for Money
Protesters presented the Baltimore-based health system with a letter and a petition with their demands.