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Keeping Pace With The Changing Landscape Of Health Insurance

Against the backdrop of evolving technology and ever-changing insurance requirements, 2016 evokes hope as well as apprehensions for healthcare providers. A lot has changed in the past few months. While healthcare costs maintained a languid pace in the beginning of … Continue reading

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Navigating Through a Multiple Payer Environment – Providers’ Perspective

Healthcare delivery in the United States of America has come a long way from cash-based to insurance-backed. Currently, over 85% of the nation’s residents have health care plans either through employers’ private pools, private companies, the veterans’ health administration, the … Continue reading

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Paid-Sick-Days Concept as a Preventive Option for Federal Healthcare Expenditure

“Coming at a time when Federal Government itself is promulgating radical healthcare reforms to tackle growing medical expenditure on public healthcare, and promote efficient and quality medical care to its ever growing insured population, this paid-sick-days concept promises to complement … Continue reading

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Fall in Doctor Office Visits by Patients Under 65

US physicians recently have been experiencing a gradual decrease in visits by privately insured patients younger than 65. IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics, a health care research firm tracked an overall 4% drop in patient visits in 2011 compared with … Continue reading

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Tackling the challenges faced by Physicians while treating Geriatrics

The Challenges in Geriatric Medicine The projected population of geriatrics is about 19.7 percent of the total population by the year 2030, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In light of such projections, it becomes clear that physicians and … Continue reading

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Combating Healthcare Fraud and Abuse – A Challenging Task for Providers

The inherent nature of Health Insurance is such that it is highly susceptible to fraud and abuse by unscrupulous healthcare providers and beneficiaries. Consequently, there has been an unbridled rate of fraud and abuse amounting to billions of dollars – … Continue reading

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Increased inaccuracy in claims payments by health insurers

Commercial health insurance has registered an increase of 2% over the existing average claims processing error rate of 19.3%. This 2% translates to an extra 3.6 million in erroneous claim payments, and costs an additional estimated $1.5 billion in highly … Continue reading

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