$262B of Total Hospital Charges in 2016 Initially Claim Denials

$262B of Total Hospital Charges in 2016 Initially Claim DenialsNearly 9% of hospital medical claims in 2016, representing some $262 billion, were initially denied, RevCycle Intelligence reports. Citing the Change Healthcare Healthy Hospital Revenue Cycle Index published today, editor Jacqueline Belliveau notes that up to 3.3% of net patient revenue at a typical health system was at risk because of claims denials.

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