Claims Appeals Cost Hospitals Up to $8.6B Annually

C:\Users\el1nl0Claims Appeals Cost Hospitals Up to $8.6B AnnuallyOf an estimated $3 trillion in claims submitted by hospitals in 2016, nearly 9% of those charges were initially denied, HealthLeaders Media reports. Citing figures from the first-ever Healthy Hospital Revenue Cycle Index compiled by Change Healthcare, Senior Leadership Editor Philip Betbeze says that number translates to $262 billion in at-risk revenue for providers.

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