ICD-10, the oft-criticized initiative to greatly expand the number of billing codes used by providers, has been delayed for yet another year, a move that is likely to benefit not-for-profit hospitals.
Some Ohio hospitals provide loans to patients struggling to meet their insurance deductibles or co-payments, the Columbus Dispatch reports.
The Obama administration, in the wake of a recent price transpa rency movement, will release data on services provided by doctors who participate in Medicare for the first time, accord ing to an announcement from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
A "just in case" approach to supply chain management no longer meets hospitals' needs In the U.S. and across the globe, according to Supply Management.
Accretive Health, the Chicago-based revenue cycle management firm accused of harsh billing and collection practices, such as bedside collection visits for ER patients, now faces a money-showing...
Out of curiosity, I decided to wander through the archived online edition of the Los Angeles Times on the day I was born. At the risk of dating myself, on the day I entered the world, you could...
Hospitals in Texas, hurting from the state's decision not to pursue additional Medicaid funds, are now exploring how to distribute current funds more equitably.
Idaho lawmakers, fearing their state is falling behind in terms of healthcare price transparency and quality reporting, are now pushing a bill that would require hospitals to post procedure prices and costs, the Idaho Statesman reported.
Medicaid providers in Alaska state a faulty claims processing system has put them on shaky financial ground as they await payments held up for months, reported the Alaska Dispatch.
Hospital charges continue to rise, with some procedures billed at more than 10 times their cost, according to a statement from National Nurses United.