Topic: Billing and Coding
A Maryland cardiac practice has agreed to pay the federal government almost $400,000 to settle False Claims Act allegations of improper billing.
Doctors and other healthcare providers should be aware that seizures may be associated with e-cigarette use, the Food and Drug Administration warns.
UnitedHealthcare is teaming up with the American Medical Association to grow its work using diagnostic codes for the social determinants of health.
Medicare made more than $23 billion in improper payments in 2017 due to insufficient documentation, according to a new GAO report.
A Florida pharmacist has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in a scheme to defraud Medicare, Tricare and private insurers.
The former CEO of a small Texas hospital pleaded guilty to defrauding three of the state’s largest payers out of millions.
A study shows new mothers are significantly more likely to change hospitals after encountering a surprise bill.
Cedars Sinai Medical Center is piloting the use of an Alexa-powered platform in patient rooms and more healthcare stories from around the web.
A collection of major hospital groups indicated they want a hand in shaping the conversation around "surprise billing."
UnitedHealthcare wants to see diagnostic codes for services targeting the social needs—such as transportation or healthy meals—expand nationwide.