Topic: Billing and Coding
Of the nearly $7 billion Medicare paid to inpatient rehab hospitals in 2013, $5.7 billion was deemed improper.
No one is making predictions about what CMS will do when it comes to a proposal to change E/M billing codes.
HealthCare Partners Holdings agreed to the settlement without admitting wrongdoing.
Complaints about sky-high bills to patients for air ambulance services are common.
NYC Health + Hospitals CEO said UnitedHealthcare's "priorities are skewed" after it shorted the hospital $40.1 million.
CMS got pages and pages of reaction, including a strong call from many to abandon a controversial proposal to consolidate billing codes.
Friday's ruling, which struck down a 2014 overpayments rule, could have a huge impact on ongoing litigation and investigations.
The Senate will vote on its opioid crisis response legislation, plus more health headlines from around the web.
Technology is changing the way doctors and patients interact, and the latest CPT codes have been updated to keep pace.
Axios took a deep dive into hospital pricing data from CMS, plus more healthcare headlines.