Inaccurate Provider Data Causes Problems for Patients and Healthcare Providers

By Thomas White | December 16, 2015

In mid-November 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) distributed their 2016 Guidance Letter that calls for health plans to update provider directories on a monthly basis. Unfortunately for patients, at the present time, provider data is required to be...

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Inaccurate provider data can be very costly!

By Adrian Sanabria-Diaz | November 11, 2015

 

Hospitals aren’t the only institutions struggling with inaccurate provider data. A recent Wall Street Journal article titled “Insurers,” reported that listings of insurer in-network doctors were often out-of-date. The article also cited research by JAMA that showed only 26%...

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Is there a solution to provider abuse of the Medicare System?

By Blake Marable | August 03, 2015

In a July 21 Wall Street Journal article, entitled: “Government Report Cites Shortfalls in Medicare’s Screening Process for Doctors,” the writer, Christopher Weaver, states that a GAO report documents that thousands of doctors who bill Medicare have used questionable...

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