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Survey finds nearly 15% of medical claims submitted to private payers are initially denied

RevCycle Intelligence reports, “It may take some time to get paid for medical services, suggests a new survey of hospitals, health systems and post-acute care providers.” Almost “15% of medical claims submitted to private payers for reimbursement are initially denied, respondents representing over 500 organizations told Premier Inc. in the survey.” And “an average of [...]

Survey finds nearly 15% of medical claims submitted to private payers are initially denied2024-03-27T08:04:26-06:00

Latest Medicare physician pay cut shows desperate need for overhaul

What’s the news: The U.S. Congress has again failed to stop in its entirety a pay cut that will threaten Medicare patients’ access to high-quality physician care. In a federal budget deal struck to continue operating the government, the House of Representatives has voted to reduce by about half—1.68%—of the 2024 3.37% across-the-board physician pay [...]

Latest Medicare physician pay cut shows desperate need for overhaul2024-03-27T08:04:34-06:00

Hospitals are dropping Medicare Advantage plans left and right

Medicare Advantage provides health coverage to more than half of the nation's seniors, but a growing number of hospitals and health systems nationwide are pushing back and dropping some or all contracts with the private plans altogether. Editor's note: This article was originally published Sept. 27. It was updated Nov. 14 to reflect new contract [...]

Hospitals are dropping Medicare Advantage plans left and right2024-01-02T16:45:18-07:00

Colorado Update by HCPF

Northern Colorado Independent Practice Association MeetingJanuary 26, 2023Kim Bimestefer, HCPF Executive DirectorMatt Haynes, Special Finance Project ManagerTrevor Abeyta, Payment Reform Section ManagerView and download the PDF

Colorado Update by HCPF2024-03-26T08:56:47-06:00

Independent Provider Practices Provide Cost-Effective Healthcare – PhysicianXpress Article

Are Integrated Delivery Networks and Hospitals Driving Up Healthcare Costs? MGMA President Halee Fisher-Wright provides some comments including: “We remain concerned that far too much of a practice’s IT investment is tied directly to complying with the ever-increasing number of federal requirements, rather than to providing better patient care” “While technology plays a crucial [...]

Independent Provider Practices Provide Cost-Effective Healthcare – PhysicianXpress Article2021-05-26T15:08:08-06:00

Telligen offers Direct Telehealth Assistance

Is your practice struggling to get telehealth to work for you? Are your patients resistant to remote visits through telehealth? Are you worried about being adequately reimbursed for telehealth visits? Telligen, in partnership with University of Colorado Practice Innovation Program, is providing practice support to primary care practices, rural health clinics, Federally Qualified Health Centers [...]

Telligen offers Direct Telehealth Assistance2020-05-20T06:27:41-06:00

Hospitals Drive More Costs, Get Less Scrutiny

After a six-week recess (ahem, “district work period”), Congress is finally reconvening to commence work on drug-pricing legislation. Click here to read the entire article.

Hospitals Drive More Costs, Get Less Scrutiny2019-10-02T10:50:07-06:00

CIVHC Update on Reports for Northern Colorado to improve healthcare and lower cost.

The IPA is working with several groups including the local employers that have requested reports from the Colorado All Payer Claims Database (CO APCD). Individual Project Updates: The ED Utilization project requested by Weld county Department of Public Health has been fully completed and delivered. Both knee projects requested by Larimer County – i.e. knee [...]

CIVHC Update on Reports for Northern Colorado to improve healthcare and lower cost.2019-09-28T09:37:45-06:00
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