How to Avoid the Narrow Network Trap

Insurance eligibility is getting even more complicated.   Since the advent of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), there has been an increase in “narrow networks”.   The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation defines narrow networks as those that have less than 25% of the local...

2017 Toxicology Billing for Laboratories

It seems that toxicology billing is not going to get any simpler.  Already this year, the CMS has reversed themselves for the second year in a row. The qualitative codes G0477, G0478, G0479 were deleted, after being introduced in 2016.  Those codes were replaced with...

Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill

This is basically just another slightly altered version of the same bill that the Senate has been trying to push all year.  In fact, the “Graham-Cassidy” Healthcare Bill was originally intended to be amendment to Senate bill.   In essence, it is bad news for...