Altruis Blog

What We're Reading- May 20th

May 20, 2019 7:03:00 AM / by Ingrid Korgemagi, VP Marketing

No matter if you are on the facility or the partner side of Revenue Cycle Management, there is a lot of information, both legal and regulatory, to keep up with to maximize reimbursements. Here are a few things of interest that we are reading right now: stock-image-227590382-xl-2015

  •  "Patients aren't sold on virtual health benefits, payers find" While we've seen success with telephony-based Chronic Care Management solutions with our FQHC and RHC clients, a larger adoption of virtual care may still need some time.  Article 
  • "Health insurance inflation hits highest point in 5 years". The cost of health insurance increased more in April than in any month in the last five yearsArticle
  • "What private insurers paid hospitals vs. Medicare rates, by state" Prices paid to hospitals for services provided to privately insured patients compared to Medicare rates varied widely among states in 2017, according to a new Rand Corp. study.  Article

Topics: medicare reimbursement, Revenue Cycle Management, Medicaid, Medical Billing Service, News, RHC