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Price Gouging in the ER: Patients Often Overcharged

Emergency departments across the United States charge adult patients 340% more than what Medicare pays for services, but minorities and the uninsured receive the biggest bills, according to new research from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, found that on average emergency departments charge anywhere from 1.0-12.6 […]

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ICD-10 Two Months In: Consultants Give an Inside Look at How the Transition Has Impacted the Industry

Poor documentation, decrease in productivity among main ICD-10 challenges thus far.

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