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Billing and Collections

Apr 19, 2013 | Kelsey Brimmer
University Hospitals, a healthcare system in northeast Ohio, has joined up with three smaller health systems in the state to create a new purchasing…
Apr 17, 2013 | Kelsey Brimmer
Hospitals make more of a profit when surgical patients develop complications finds a new study published Wednesday in JAMA.
Apr 16, 2013 | Tammy Worth
The Federal Bureau of Investigation estimates that healthcare fraud costs are approximately $80 billion annually. To prevent some of the billions from…
Apr 15, 2013 | Marilyn M. Singleton, MD, JD
My long-time self-paying patient opined that the end of fee-for-service payments was imminent. I lightheartedly asked her how physicians would be…
Apr 15, 2013 | Mary Mosquera
Field testing of new models of healthcare delivery and payment often reveal unanticipated challenges and benefits in efforts to achieve targeted outcomes.
Apr 15, 2013 | Chris Anderson
On April 1, Highmark Inc. unveiled a group health plan aimed at larger employers and self-insured businesses that provides incentives for members to use…
Apr 15, 2013 | Mary Mosquera
One of the business pain points for physicians is collecting payments from patients for their services, which often involves lots of customer service call…
Apr 09, 2013 | Kevin Fuller
One of the biggest challenges hospitals face is getting paid. There's a long list of headaches contributing to a very challenging landscape in the…
Apr 01, 2013 | Kelsey Brimmer
Participation in a national hospital project has shown one small Maine hospital the importance of business intelligence tools as…
Apr 01, 2013 | Anthony Brino
Bruce Greenstein, secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals will step down amid state and…

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