Billing and Collections

Sep 03, 2013 | Rodney J. Moore
With implementation of the Affordable Care Act fast approaching, the eligibility process could be queuing up for an overhaul.
Sep 03, 2013 | Tammy Worth
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has recommended that hospitals start testing for ICD-10 in 2013, but so far, many have not heeded that…
Aug 29, 2013 | Mary Mosquera
Federal agents seized up to $2.6 million in fraud proceeds from various bank accounts held by the Chicago-based firm, which specializes in physician…
Aug 20, 2013 | Mary Mosquera
Florida's Shands Healthcare has agreed to pay $26 million to settle overbilling allegations.
Aug 09, 2013 | Mary Mosquera
Several key trends are reshaping the business strategies of health insurers in advance of the Jan. 1 go-live date for many provisions of the…
Jul 31, 2013 | Kevin Fuller
Medical claims denials are a hassle and can lead to financial difficulties and yet so many of them can be easily avoided.
Jul 29, 2013 | Madelyn Kearns
Doctors may be cost-conscious, but price never trumps patients' best interests.
Jul 25, 2013 | Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News
The topic of why it costs more to treat patients in some areas of the country than in others has caused feuds among researchers. Given the decades-long…
Jul 25, 2013 | Mary Mosquera
The number of accountable care organizations is rapidly increasing among private payers and with it some best practices are emerging as the new models…
Real time healthcare claims
Jul 24, 2013 | Kevin Fuller
Real-time claims processing can result in financial benefits, so healthcare technophobes need to get on board.