There is no arguing that we lead digital lives. From the office and home to everywhere in between, we work, learn, engage and play online. And as a shared resource, everyone has a responsibility in keeping the internet safe. October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) and this year’s theme is Our Shared Responsibility.
The topic of balance billing is in the news again, closely associated with the newer term, “surprise billing.” Patient experiences such as those of Drew Calver, who received an unexpected $109K bill following treatment for his heart attack, have focused new attention on this long-standing issue.
Movement continues on CMS reimbursement of Advanced Diagnostic Laboratory Tests (ADLTs) and Molecular Pathology testing during the 14 days following a hospital stay.
When it comes to healthcare claims, cleanliness is next to, at the very least, fiscal fitness. Producing claims that are “clean” and therefore immediately reimbursable is an important factor in reducing cost-to-collect, especially in an environment where the growth of costs (7.5%) are outpacing revenue (6.6%).[i] While some denials are inevitable, reducing your denial exposure is all about [...]