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2014-07-18 08:24:58

Self-pay patients are able to pay for healthcare through Galen.me, an online service that promises full payment to doctors within five business days CHEYENNE, Wyo., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new service aimed at simplifying the way doctors are paid for providing medical care is now inviting healthcare providers to sign up. This service, called Galen.me, provides an integrated technology platform that allows medical professionals to register and list their services for...

2014-06-03 16:24:30

Partnership provides access to ClearHealth Strategies' market leading Medicare-based pricing program. NAPERVILLE, Ill., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearHealth Strategies, the industry leader in Medicare-based pricing programs, announced today that Claims Application Management (CAM) has selected them to provide Medicare-based pricing for their customer base. CAM customers will have access to ClearHealth's market leading Medicare pricing program. CAM will be leveraging the Medicare...

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2014-04-10 05:08:15

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In an historic move, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released new, privacy-protected data on Medicare payments to physicians and other health care professionals for services rendered to beneficiaries. The treasure trove of data includes bills for services and procedures by providers. It also reveals that many doctors around the country have been paid $1 million or more from the social insurance program for older...

2013-10-17 23:23:14

Regency Healthcare has announced today a cash based alternative to insurance and hospital based medical arrangements. Manhattan. NY (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 With the confusion and uncertainty surrounding the looming implementation of Obamacare and the glitches in the Open Health Insurance Exchange, one medical practice has offered a transparent solution to ease this confusion. Regency Healthcare is now offering cash based orthopedic surgical services at rates substantially lower than...

2013-06-19 14:27:04

State websites that publicly report health service prices rarely provide information that is relevant or usable for consumers When it comes to shopping for health care services, few publicly available tools help patients measure the best bang for their buck, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The federal government recently shone a light on health care prices by releasing hospitals' charges for procedures and services — but that...

2013-06-19 14:12:40

"With rising health care costs and 30 percent of privately insured adults enrolled in high-deductible health care plans, calls for greater health care price transparency are increasing. In response, health plans, consumer groups, and state governments are increasingly reporting health care prices. Despite recognition that price information must be relevant, accurate, and usable to improve the value of patients' out-of-pocket expenditures, and the potential for this reporting to affect health...

2013-05-09 23:03:54

Castlight CEO Offers Perspective on Health Care Cost Variation SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 Today, the federal government released in-depth Medicare provider charge data for the 100 most common inpatient procedures conducted at hospitals across America. Available for the first time, the information highlights the extreme price discrepancies that can occur for the exact same procedure, in the same region, as well as the need for better health care transparency. In regards to the...


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