Topic: Billing and Coding
Federal regulators have listened to physicians' complaints about health IT burdens and they have some solutions.
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Surprise billing dominated the national conversation and inspired new policies across the U.S. regarding what insurers and hospitals can do when they don’t agree on the correct price for services rendered.
A California appeals court has rejected a lawsuit filed by Dignity Health alleging that L.A. Care Health Plan owes out-of-network payments.
Much of what we accept as legal in medical billing would be regarded as fraud in any other sector, writes KHN's Elisabeth Rosenthal.
A watchdog is concerned MA plans may be able to make patients appear sicker than they are in order to get higher Medicare payments.
HCA Healthcare is facing a class action lawsuit that alleges it charged undisclosed “surcharge” fees to patients in some of its Florida ERs.
Prominent doctors at UVA Health System are expressing public outrage at their employer’s practices to collect unpaid medical debt from its patients.
Texas’ bipartisan effort to shield patients from surprise medical bills could be weaker than lawmakers intended when it takes effect Jan. 1.
There’s a change coming for advanced diagnostic imaging services furnished in physician offices and other ambulatory settings.
Making digital communication a priority will improve patient experience and financial performance in an increasingly competitive industry.