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Anthem to Review ALL Level 5 Professional Claims - Central Region

From an email today: Reminder that Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield (Anthem) will review ER Level 5 professional claims

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas

N.H. committee votes to increase Medicaid copays

N.H. committee votes to increase Medicaid copays

By Kathleen Ronayne

Associated Press

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Medical copayments will increase on Jan. 1 for people on the state's Medicaid expansion plan with incomes higher than twice the federal poverty line, which is roughly $12,000 for an individual.

Concurrent surgeries come under new scrutiny

Concurrent surgeries come under new scrutiny

In Minnesota, heart surgeons occasionally performed overlapping operations at hospitals roughly eight miles apart, leaving the second patient waiting under anesthesia for the doctor to arrive.

In Wisconsin, a medical school paid $840,000 this year to settle a lawsuit alleging that neurosurgeons illegally billed Medicare for simultaneous spine surgeries that were largely done by unsupervised medical residents.

Norwalk Hospital settles Medicare fraud claims

Norwalk Hospital settles Medicare fraud claims

Norwalk Hospital is among 32 hospitals in 15 states that have agreed to pay the United States a total of more than $28 million to settle allegations that they submitted false Medicare claims for minimally-invasive procedures to treat spinal fractures that often are due to osteoporosis.