From: Becker's Revenue Cycle Management Report <>
Subject: CHS faces investigation over EHR incentives | Cigna defeats hospital's suit seeking $50M in unpaid claims | Man receives 2 echocardiograms at Pa. hospital - 1 cost $170, the other $3,101 | Quorum pursues $215M hospital divestiture plan
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August 9, 2018

1. Cigna prevails in Texas hospital's suit over $50M in unpaid claims  Full story

2. CHS faces investigation related to EHR incentive program
Full story

3. Academic medical centers generally behind counterparts in cost, quality, study finds  Full story

4. Learn how to reduce denials and boost collections during this upcoming webinar on the role of AI in the revenue cycle.

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6. Pennsylvania man receives 2 echocardiograms at same hospital -- one cost $170, the other $3,101   Full story

7. Quorum sees net loss more than double, targets up to $215M in hospital divestitures  Full story

8. To learn effective strategies for boosting patient payment and satisfaction, register for this upcoming webinar

9. Owner of Florida medical biller gets 8 years in prison for fraud scheme  Full story

10. RCM tip of the day: Use objective analytics to work with payers during case management   Full story

11. Mississippi hospital fined $1.1M for fake group therapy sessions  Full story

12. White paper: Learn best practices to tackle pricing on knee and hip implants. 

13. 16 hospitals, health systems seeking Allscripts, Cerner, Epic, Meditech talent   Full story

14. Rite Aid, Albertsons call off $24B merger  Full story

15. 22% of Americans say cost is an obstacle to healthcare, survey shows  Full story

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