Happy New Year 2016

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 as we set goals, work to improve, and strive for growth in the next year.

Looking back, 2015 was another exciting year for us at Chapman Consulting, LLC ( HospitalBillReview.com ).  Our business with attorneys and law firms saw accelerated growth yet again while our business with insurance companies expanded as well.   Read more

Negotiation concept.

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 edge? Read more

Health Care Costs

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 over the last five years or more, how does the payor KNOW the negotiated discount is a fair rate today? Read more

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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 for savings from a quality bill review company. Read more

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Patients take frustrating, labyrinthine journey to uncover hospital costs

Patients experience a daunting task when trying to understand hospital charges.  Although high dollar hospital bills are seen all over the country, this article written by Mary Ann Roser with the Austin American-Statesman on July 21, 2012 points to the inflated hospital charges in the Austin, TX area particularly for the uninsured patient and how difficult it is to navigate and comparison shop due to the complexities of the system.  Read more