Change Healthcare analysis shows $262 billion in medical claims initially denied, meaning billions in administrative costs

C:\Users\el1Change Healthcare analysis shows $262 billion in medical claims initially denied, meaning billions in administrative costsA new study by Change Healthcare released at the 2017 HFMA ANI conference in Orlando this week revealed compelling statistics about claims denials and their financial impact on hospitals. Citing the results of the new Change Healthcare Healthy Hospital Revenue Cycle Index, Healthcare Finance reported that out of roughly $3 trillion in medical claims submitted by hospitals in the U.S. last year, around 9% of charges, or $262 billion, were initially denied.

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