We're often asked why all payers don’t work from the same set of payment policies. The answer may surprise you: payers’ payment policies are in fact all nearly identical. Why the confusion?
Recently, the Trump administration finalized its changes to the federal immigration policy known as the "public charge rule" for legal immigrants in need of public assistance. According to the National Immigration Law Center, The term “public charge” is used in immigration law to describe someone who is dependent on the government support. Though the term is currently in use, the proposed new rule would broaden the definition. These changes would mean that enrollment in public benefits, such as Medicaid, and food and housing assistance, would be a reason to deny permanent citizenship to the United States.
Recently we published an article about the anatomy of a CPT code. In it, we explained how these digits keep everything clear and consistent for payers and providers. But what about unlisted codes? Some payers have stopped accepting them altogether. Here's why.
Topics: Doing business with payers
Last July, I wrote about my experiences working in Silicon Valley during the dot-com boom and what Amazon has to teach us about innovation.
It's a year later, and Amazon is still on everybody's mind. Recently, CNBC published an article about what Peter Neupert, former CEO of Drugstore.com, learned from Amazon's business practices when he shadowed Jeff Bezos.