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No Surprises Act (NSA), Federal IDR and how it works?

No Surprises Act (NSA), Federal IDR, and how does it work?

The 2020 No Surprises Act (NSA) established new federal protections against surprise medical bills and balance billing, which took effect on January 1, 2022. For emergency patients visiting a hospital or freestanding...
Updated List of Freestanding Emergency Rooms in Texas

Updated List of Freestanding Emergency Rooms in Texas

  What is a Freestanding Emergency Room? A freestanding emergency department (FSED) is a licensed facility that is structurally separate and distinct from a hospital and provides emergency care. The Texas Freestanding Emergency Medical...
Toll Free Phone Numbers and Websites of MVA & Auto Insurance Companies in New York

Toll Free Phone Numbers and Websites of MVA & Auto Insurance Companies in New...

Below is the list of toll-free phone numbers and websites at which patients and billing companies may contact MVA & Auto Insurance Companies. Insurance companies denoted with an asterisk (*) do...
urgent care center visits

Urgent Care Increases Lower-Acuity Spending, Deters Some ED Visits

By Hannah Nelson April 15, 2021 - While urgent care has deterred lower-acuity emergency department visits over the past decade, a new study published in Health Affairs suggests that the rise of urgent...
medicare billing errors

OIG Asks Hospital for $23.6M Back After Medicare Billing Errors

April 06, 2021 - The Office of the Inspector General has identified $23.6 million in overpayments reimbursed to a Nevada-based hospital, resulting from years of Medicare billing errors. In a report released on...
revenue cycle management

How Much Does Healthcare RCM Services Cost in 2021?

How is the flow of revenue in your healthcare practice these days? Or more precisely, how is your revenue cycle management progressing? Medical professionals across the country have been seeing reduced levels...
CMS Resumes All Hospital Surveys As COVID-19 Cases Lessen

CMS Resumes All Hospital Surveys As COVID-19 Cases Lessen

April 07, 2021 - The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has announced the immediate resumption of all hospital survey activities, including those related to Medicare compliance and patient safety. This comes after the...
Medicare Payment Bump for Rehab

CMS Proposes Medicare Payment Bump for Rehab, Psychiatric Facilities

  April 08, 2021 - CMS has released the proposed rules for the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) Prospective Payment System and the Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Prospective Payment System for fiscal year (FY) 2022. Issued...
Telemedicine Billing: 7 Crucial Tips to Streamline Your Billing Software

Telemedicine Billing: 7 Crucial Tips to Streamline Your Billing Software

Once a progressing form of medical care, telemedicine has rapidly developed into a practical option for many healthcare providers today. One recent report by the AMA stated that telehealth adoption is...
Non-Prescription COVID Tests

FDA Authorizes Non-Prescription COVID Tests

The FDA grants emergency use authorization for at-home, over-the-counter COVID-19 tests. On March 5, 2021, Cue Health received emergency use authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for their...