Billing & Collections

Oct 15, 2020
The following guidelines outline how all hospitals and health systems can best serve their patients and communities. They underscore hospitals’ commitment to ensuring that conversations about financial obligations do not impede care, while recognizing that determinations around financial assistance…
Jun 7, 2022
AHA yesterday urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to extend enforcement discretion for the No Surprises Act regulatory requirement.
Apr 15, 2022
FDA recently authorized a second Moderna booster dose for certain adults.
Apr 12, 2022
The Vice President today announced several new actions from across the federal government aimed at learning more about the scope of medical debt practices, reducing the role that medical debt plays in accessing credit, forgiving low-income verterans’ medical debt, and improving consumer education…
Apr 11, 2022
As part of a White House initiative to reduce medical debt for consumers, HHS will ask more than 2,000 health care providers for data on their medical bill collection practices.
Jan 31, 2022
A recent Congressional Budget Office report comparing the prices commercial health insurers and fee-for-service Medicare pay for hospital and physician services lacks important context and raises more questions than it answers, writes Benjamin Finder, director of policy research and analysis at the…
Jan 31, 2022
The Congressional Budget Office recently published a report that compares prices for hospital and physicians services paid by commercial insurers and fee-for-service Medicare. 
Dec 6, 2021
AHA strongly urged the departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury and Office of Personnel Management to restore the independence of the independent dispute resolution process in the No Surprises Act Part 2 regulations.  
Dec 3, 2021
In the final episode of this Members in Action podcast series, Julia Resnick, Director of Strategic Initiatives at the AHA, is speaking with Scott Hawig, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administration Officer at Froedtert and Paul Spencer, Vice-President of Managed Care and Revenue Cycle Services…
Dec 3, 2021
Learn how Wisconsin-based Froedtert is consolidating bills from across the continuum of care to make the process more patient-friendly.