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Malpractice Payments Hit Record Low in 2011

Report finds number and value of payouts on decline for 8th straight year.

Posted 07/17/12 | Post a comment

CMS Issues 2013 Payment Proposal

Hospitals once again reimbursed higher than ASCs.

Posted 07/09/12 | Post a comment

Insurer Refuses to Pay Facility Fees to Surgeons

Texas physician group locked in legal battle over unusual exclusive-use agreement.

Posted 03/26/12 | 1 comment

Clearing Reimbursement Hurdles

Fight back when insurers place obstacles between you and your money.

Posted 11/07/11 | Charles X. Gormally | 5 comments

Modest Medicare Payment Increases for Both Hospitals and ASCs in 2012

Outpatient surgery fees will rise 1.9% for hospitals and 1.6% for ASCs.

Posted 11/02/11 | Post a comment

N.J. Insurer Prevails in Payment Recoup Lawsuit

Appeals court denies providers' contract dispute over investigational pain procedure.

Posted 08/24/11 | Post a comment

American College of Surgeons Supports ASC Reimbursement Reform Bill

Bipartisan legislation also gaining more cosponsors in the House and Senate.

Posted 07/22/11 | Post a comment

CMS Proposes Rate Increases of 0.9% for ASCs, 1.5% for HOPDs in 2012

First-ever quality reporting program for ASCs would begin on volunteer basis next year under proposal.

Posted 07/05/11 | Post a comment

Study: Medicare Reimbursement Discourages Same-Day Bundling of Endoscopies

Do financial incentives prompt doctors to schedule procedures on different days?

Posted 06/21/11 | Post a comment

Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Overhaul ASC Reimbursement

Proposed legislation would put ASC payment updates and incentives on more equal footing with HOPDs.

Posted 06/03/11 | Post a comment