Tag Archives: Billing

In Fine Print, HHS Appears To Ban All Surprise Billing During The Pandemic

This story also ran on NPR. This story can be republished for free (details). Federal officials offering emergency funding to hospitals, clinics and doctors’ practices have included this stipulation: They cannot foist surprise medical bills on COVID-19 patients. But buried in the Department of Health and Human Services’ terms and conditions for eligibility is language… Read More »

After California surprise billing law, fewer specialty services were out-of-network

Dive Brief: After a surprise billing ban went into effect in California, the share of services delivered out-of-network by affected specialties declined by 17%, according to a new analysis by the USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy. The drop was primarily focused in the third quarter of 2017, immediately after the law was implemented. The… Read More »

Seek Specialized Dental Billing Services to Sail Through High Collection Rate Challenges

Challenges related to patient payment collection have been affecting more than 45% of dental practices across the US. Providers consider past due balances to be a major hindrance in running a practice smoothly. Difficulties in collecting patient payment: Lack of training: If the staff members aren’t trained in AR, collections or financial management, your dental… Read More »