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Judge Approves Sutter Health’s $575M Antitrust Settlement

The antitrust settlement will resolve allegations that Sutter Health engaged in anticompetitive practices, resulting in higher healthcare prices for self-funded plan members. A Superior Court of California judge has granted preliminary approval for a $575...

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Major Hospitals Still Not Complying with Price Transparency Rule

Nearly two-thirds of the largest hospitals in the US have yet to fully comply with the new price transparency rule, with most missing payer-specific charges. Many of the largest hospitals in the country are still not complying with a new price transparency rule that...

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Key Strategies for Succeeding with Healthcare Bundled Payments

In order to succeed with healthcare bundled payments, providers must engage post-acute care providers, leverage data analytics, and improve their patient engagement strategies. Healthcare bundled payments are a value-based reimbursement model that uses a single,...

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7 ways to increase patient payments

Practices who fail to be proactive about collecting from patients will predictably experience a tsunami of accounts receivable. In most states, medical practices are re-opening and ramping up patient volume. Appointments and procedures are increasing, and physicians...

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It’s Time to Permanently Expand Telemedicine

Telemedicine has helped millions during COVID-19, and its expansion needs to stay after the pandemic is over. THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC is nothing my medical school training could ever have prepared me for. As a neurologist, I have witnessed strains on my patients,...

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CMS Boosts Medicare Reimbursement for COVID-19 Vaccinations

Medicare reimbursement rates will nearly double for the administration of single- and two-dose vaccines. CMS has significantly increased Medicare reimbursements rates for the administration of new COVID-19 vaccines in an effort to accelerate rollout, according to a...

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3 financial questions early career physicians must answer

Discomfort or trepidations aside, you’ll have to answer these tough, but inevitable, questions. There is no doubt about it, becoming a physician is not easy. You spend years training to be able to make life-altering decisions, sometimes at a moment’s notice. Chances...

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