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Billing and Collections

Jan 08 | Change Healthcare
While MVA and workers' compensation claims are only a small percentage of a healthcare organization's total claims,…
Revenue cycle startup targets uncollectable claims
Dec 18, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
The 3 to 5 percent of claims hospitals are tempted to give up on trying to collect can generate millions of…
Nov 27, 2017 | Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News
One patient got a $3,660 bill for a 4-mile ride. Another was charged $8,460 for a trip from one hospital that could not handle his case to…
healthcare billing app
Nov 15, 2017 | Jocelyn Wiener, Kaiser Health News
Better is among a new breed of start-ups trying to lead customers through the labyrinth of medical billing with a single app to…
Nov 13, 2017 | Change Healthcare
The following are 10 ways providers can improve self-pay collection and communication at all three stages of patient contact: pre-service,…
Insurance Checker app
Oct 25, 2017 | Bill Siwicki
Its new Insurance Checker feature seeks to ease a common pain-point: deciphering, understanding and verifying health insurance.
Oct 19, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
According to HFMA, 50 percent of American hospitals are now charging upfront fees for non-emergency visits to the…
Oct 03, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Unfortunately, many healthcare providers are missing out on things like electronic billing, email…
blockchain in healthcare payer and providers
Sep 18, 2017 | Mike Miliard
By giving patients control over their data, the technology could enable better privacy protections, more efficiency and easier…
Survey: Yes, patients want to talk about pricing
Sep 13, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
More than a third surveyed also said they'd move to different providers that offer attractive payment programs.

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