Topic: Billing and Coding
Starting in 2020, the University of Virginia Health System will no longer sue patients as a matter of routine in collections cases and will reduce bills for patients least likely to be able to afford them, officials announced on Friday.
Updates to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes for 2020 include new codes to keep doctors up-to-date with new technology.
While billing is primarily believed to be a provider-payment issue, a new survey finds that complications are spilling over and affecting payers.
Aetna is at risk of losing its $1 billion Medicaid contract in Kansas because of network and billing problems.
Physicians for Fair Coverage says surprise billing proposals being debated in Congress will hurt patients who rely on Medicaid. True or false?
Encompass Health agreed to pay $48 million to resolve allegations that some of its facilities provided inaccurate information to Medicare.
Hospitals raised alarms over legislation aimed at tackling surprise billing voted out of committee on Wednesday, saying the measure could result in higher prices and fewer options for patients.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 1264, which eliminates surprise billing for Texas patients.
CAQH CORE recently released Phase V Operating Rules in an effort to strengthen the accuracy and consistency of the prior authorization process.
A Houston-based patient recruiter has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison for her role in a $20 million scheme to defraud Medicare.