By Marc Chapman The way work comp patients are classified as “observation” or “inpatient” can have an effect on the amount the hospital is reimbursed. We reviewed one claim that was classified and billed as an inpatient to a work comp carrier, where the patient was in the hospital a total of 4 hours.
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The enrollment in high-deductible health insurance plans is becoming more and more commonplace as employers are searching for ways to curb their ever increasing spend on healthcare benefits for their employees. Employees covered under high-deductible health plans find themselves spending more out of pocket on healthcare than ever before as more of the financial responsibility […]
Here is a concerning thought…As many Americans enroll for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a large percentage may choose to enroll in the high-deductible health insurance plans associated with low monthly premiums offered through the exchanges. What is going to happen when these patients receive bills from their hospitals and doctors […]
As we move into 2014, we realize the healthcare landscape in the United States will continue to change and evolve. Parts of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA or ACA) are now in effect with a few delayed provisions scheduled to be implemented later this year or after. We are frequently asked how […]
Our FINAL FOUR Top Recommendations for Winning the Game Against High Cost Hospital Bills When it comes to collegiate basketball, the best of the best compete in March Madness with hopes of making it to the Final Four. When it comes to the niche of Specialty Bill Review, one of the best services in the […]
Have you ever felt like saying this when you saw the charges on your hospital bill? We hear it every day from individuals, our attorney clients, insurance companies and third party administrators. We see it every day in national news. The bills are actually shocking! The health care system we have today in the United […]
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