Coin Flips, Gambling, and Healthcare

This article is initially available on our podcast. Click here to listen. After I finished the last podcast, it occurred to me that I should probably explain some things a little bit better. The concept of expected value is something we touched on in the last podcast....

OK, So I’m Not Normal

This article is initially available on our podcast. Click here to listen. I’m in Honduras on vacation. This has some relevance, but what I do on vacation is probably odd relative to most people. I was watching a YouTube video about statistics, precisely the...

Surprise Billing Law and UCR

This article is initially available on our podcast. Click here to listen. Most of you are probably aware that a new federal law is going into effect concerning surprise billing. I just wanted to comment on some aspects of data for a moment. What is UCR? The concept of...

Average Denial Rate

This article is initially available on our podcast. Click here to listen. I just wanted to talk about denials and the rate of denials that is common in the healthcare industry: the frequency, infographics, quotes, metrics, things like that. When people talk about the...