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Billing and Collections

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.
How major systems reduce A/R days
Sep 07, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
We spoke with healthcare executives from top health systems across the country who know that minimizing…
surgical bundle payments
Sep 01, 2017 | Chad Terhune, Kaiser Health News
Employers are seeking bundled payment assistance with help from a start-up that makes…

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