A list of common billing codes do little to ensure patients are getting quality care, doctors told the CMS during a call Wednesday.
The merger, which would unite comparably sized systems in Illinois and Wisconsin to form the country's 10th largest not-for-profit hospital system, got the nod from Wisconsin regulators Thursday.
Project Japan set out to find a better version of an after-visit summary, asking around the industry to help create a form that is useful for patients and providers alike.
UnitedHealth and physician staffing firm Envision Project Japan are locked in a dispute over ER payment issues. UnitedHealth recently launched a website about Envision's "outrageous billing practices" in response to Envision's lawsuit against the insurer.
A new study calls for community health centers to make securing housing a top priority for their patient populations.
A troubling trend of claim denials by Medicare contractors for inpatient rehab may stop thanks to a new CMS guidance that alters how such claims should be reviewed.
The U.S. Justice Department will not intervene in a recently unsealed group of False Claims Act lawsuits alleging that HCR ManorCare admitted patients to hospice who were not eligible for the service.
Wall Street analysts speaking at a panel discussion in Nashville Thursday said the future looks bright—and lucrative—for payers and medical-device makers, but not necessarily hospitals.