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Use of Chargemaster Rates in Balance Billing

This study reiterates our position on the use of hospital chargemaster rates in balance billing for out-of-network charges. What is Balance Billing? Balance Billing is a term used when an insured patient is responsible for the balance between what their insurance company is contracted to pay and what their physician or the facility wants to […]

Happy New Year 2016

Looking Back ~ Looking Forward This is, of course, the time of year when we take a look at the experiences of the prior year and begin preparing for the upcoming months.  Most of us tend to be optimistic and hopeful about our futures, the future of our businesses and the strength of our country […]

Negotiations: Tenacity, Experience, and Data Leads to Success

Our tenacity, experience, and proprietary data all come together to provide fair and successful results for our clients in the negotiation process. You may be wondering what is it that Chapman Consulting does differently to get results that are truly fair and defensible? Why are we so sure of our services?  What gives us an […]

Contracted Discounts Don’t Always Equate to Fair Payments

Contracted discounts don’t always equate to fair payments. Our medical bill review service provides a defensible means to fair charges. Payors of medical claims are, of course, accustomed to paying their bills according to the rates or percent discount set forth in the contracts with facilities.  But with the rapid rise in hospital charges seen […]

Bill Review Savings for Workers Compensation Claims

Is your medical bill review company simply processing your workers compensation claims?  Or is your medical bill review company helping you process workers compensation claims accurately for the correct reimbursement? In our experience double digit savings can be very common and justified. The more that providers search to increase revenues from payers, the larger the potential […]