TITLE

When insurers deny ED reimbursement, appeals are usually successful

PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Mar2004, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p75
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a study published in the February 2004 issue of the journal "Annals of Emergency Medicine," which revealed that patients who are denied coverage by managed care plans for emergency department (ED) visits are likely to be reimbursed if they appeal. Common characteristics in ED appeals; Average cost of a disputed emergency visit; Indication of the prevalence of ED cases among all appeals, according to Carole Roan Gresenz of Rand Corp., co-author of the study.
ACCESSION #
12548354

 

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