Topic: Billing and Coding
Chiropractors were pleased to learn the UnitedHealthcare would not eliminate coverage for spinal manipulation therapy, plus more healthcare headlines.
Prime and its CEO agreed to pay $65 million to settle allegations that 14 of its hospitals unnecessarily admitted patients for inpatient care.
As policymakers continue searching for ways to lower healthcare costs, experts say it's crucial that they target wasteful administrative spending.
Some doctors and advocates for patients fear CMS' proposal could be a disaster.
CMS’ plan to update evaluation and management codes generated controversy among doctors, including oncologists who treat high-acuity patients.
Groups that represent physicians are still digesting the 1,473-page proposed rule released by CMS but have already found fault with the plan.
CMS issued a proposed rule that makes “historic changes” to the Medicare program aimed at restoring the doctor-patient relationship.
More plans on the ACA insurance exchange markets offer restrictive networks, putting patients at a higher risk of receiving surprise medical bills.
Doctors and teaching hospitals received $8.4 billion in payments from drug companies in 2017 and more physician practice news.
Calling surprise billing "unethical" and an "outrage," Harvard researcher Ashish Jha, M.D., told lawmakers congressional action is necessary.