FinanceEssential Worker Shoulders $1,840 Pandemic Debt Due To COVID Cost Loophole
If you suspect you have COVID-19 and need to isolate to protect vulnerable members of your household, call your local...
FinanceHospital Executive Charged in $1.4B Rural Hospital Billing Scheme
Prosecutors allege that Jorge A. Perez, 60, and nine others exploited federal regulations that allow some rural hospitals to charge...
FinanceJuly NCCI Update Adds Sky-high MUE Values for Core E/M Services
Providers should note that CMS did not restore the 29,000 NCCI edits that were deleted by the previous April 7...
FinanceUnderstand Virtual Services Billable During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
When considering providing virtual services during the PHE, hospitals should carefully consider new reimbursement mechanisms to ensure compliance.
FinanceNew FAQs Address Provider-based Department Billing, Relocation Requests
If a hospital relocated a PBD to a patient's home during the PHE and then must relocate a PBD to...
Covid-19Idaho Moves to Permanently Loosen Telehealth Rules
Idaho's use of telehealth increased from 3,000 sessions from March-May 2019 to 117,000 sessions during the same time period in...
FinancePhysicians: Prior Authorizations Lead to Patient Care Delays
Since payers won't enact agreed-upon prior authorization reforms on their own, legislation is needed, says the American Medical Association.
FinanceTotal Patient Payments Declined 47% Between March and May
Research from TransUnion Healthcare indicated that point-of-service collections rose 42% from increased price transparency for patients.
FinanceHigh-Deductible Health Plans Cause Patients to Delay Care
High-cost insurance deductibles also cause physicians to change the way they provide care, finds a survey of independent physicians.
Covid-19Bill Would Make Medicare Reimbursement Permanent for Certain Telehealth Services
The HEALTH Act would codify Medicare reimbursement for community health centers and rural health clinics for telehealth services.
Covid-193 Boots-on-the-Ground Revenue Cycle Strategies for a Second COVID-19 Surge
Northwell Health executives share practical, in-depth strategies to help revenue cycle leaders prepare for additional COVID-19 surges and other emergencies.
FinanceWashington State Emergency Order Bans Surprise Lab Billing for COVID-19
The order aims to prevent surprise bills for lab fees related to medically necessary diagnostic testing for COVID-19 and is...