Change Healthcare Analysis: $262 Billion in Healthcare Claims Initially Denied in 2016

Report: $262 Billion in Healthcare Claims Initially Denied in 2016A new study by Change Healthcare shows that of $3 trillion in medical claims submitted last year, $262 billion worth were initially denied. And while an average of 63% of those claims were recoverable, appeals-related administrative costs totaled $8.6 billion. The good news is that providers can now see where they might be falling short by studying the Healthy Hospital Revenue Cycle Index, and take the steps needed to cut their losses.

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