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Nearly a third of claims submitted by hospitals to commercial payers resulted in payment delays of more than three months.


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While a large percentage of older adults have used an online patient portal, the numbers are lower among lower-income adults.

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At a recent hearing, some federal legislators questioned the methods used to by Medicare Advantage plans to make coverage determinations.


Editor’s note: Find a sample letter and tips to help you communicate with patients about out-of-network status and physician termination from Medicare Advantage plans.

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Healthcare Finance News

The World Health Organization is urging caution in the use of AI for health-care.

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Physicians Practice

Providing multiple payment options and training staff on how to discuss payments with patients are among the tips for improving collections.


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The percentage of Americans who put off seeking health-care has increased since the start of the pandemic, according to the results of a new survey from the Federal Reserve.

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The Federal Trade Commission has proposed changes to the Health Breach Notification Rule intended to increase transparency regarding data breaches.

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According to a new report, Idaho tops the list of best states for physicians, followed by North Dakota and Minnesota.

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Footwear News

When choosing sandals, it's important to check whether they have enough rigidity to be supportive.


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Choosing heels that are too high and offer too little support are among the common mistakes made by those who wear high heels in the summer.

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Shoes that don't fit well can lead to a number of foot problems.


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