This week's 5 must-reads for hospital RCM leaders

Here are five articles recently published by Becker's Hospital Review, covering crowdfunding for medical bills, insights into responding to insurance denials and more. 

1. RCM tip of the day: 3 ways to respond to insurance denials
Hospitals have three operational processes in revenue cycle management to respond to insurance claim denials, said Lyman Sornberger, vice president of client development at Charles J. Hilton and Associates law firm.

2. Medicare overpaid millions for radiation therapy planning services, OIG says
Hospitals received up to $25.8 million in inappropriate Medicare reimbursement for outpatient intensity-modulated radiation therapy planning services, according to a report from HHS' Office of Inspector General.

3. More Americans turn to crowdfunding for medical bills: 6 things to know
Many Americans struggle to afford their medical bills and are increasingly turning to crowdfunding for support, reports Yahoo Finance.

4. Woman's parents fund $95K cancer treatment after UnitedHealthcare denies coverage: 6 things to know
UnitedHealthcare denied a cervical cancer patient coverage for lifesaving proton beam therapy, reports CNN.

5. 10 hospitals seeking RCM talent
Here are 10 hospitals and health systems that recently posted job listings seeking revenue cycle management expertise.

 

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Mayo Clinic's operating income dips 7.6% in Q2
Medicare overpaid millions for radiation therapy planning services, OIG says
More Americans turn to crowdfunding for medical bills: 6 things to know

 

 

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