Alexandra Wilson Pecci is an editor for HealthLeaders.
The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange is calling on HHS to delay or adjust many of the No Surprises Act's requirements for providing good faith estimates.
A new survey found that 63% of Americans report anxiety about paying for medical debt, compared to 47% who worry about getting better.
Unfortunately, dissatisfaction is common: 41% of consumers are unsatisfied with their billing experiences.
October saw a second consecutive month of margin declines in October thanks to continually mounting labor expenses and despite lower levels of serious COVID-19 cases.
A new issue brief may help revenue cycle leaders to educate people in their departments and within their health system's C-suite on the main points of The No Surprises Act and how it will affect their organizations.
Congress left ground ambulances out of the No Surprises Act off pending further study, however, they're a major source of surprise bills for consumers.
When healthcare prices are transparent, the market will help determine whether costs go up or down, he says.
Advanced EOB requirement guidance, interim final rule disappointment, and the effect of surprise bills on consumers take center stage as the No Surprises Act effective date approaches.
TransUnion Healthcare has processed an increasing number of financial assistance transactions every year since it began tracking that data.
"It's the people that recognize the shape of things to come and help participate in it … who will have a chance to shape what goes forward," Hargan says.