Micah Skidmore

What To Do When Faced With Network Termination Or Denied Insurance Fees

The financial pressures resulting from the “narrow network” phenomenon are well known to healthcare providers and payers. Many providers have been eliminated from existing networks in order to allow participating providers access to a greater volume of patients. Those remaining providers have seen lower reimbursement rates and other cost containment measures. So what do you do when it happens to you? Full Story

Healthcare Providers, Payers Continue To Be On The Front Lines Of Cyber Risk

While recent high-profile data breaches seem to have focused on multinational retailers like Home Depot, Michaels, and Target, healthcare providers and payers have been—and continue to be—on the front lines of cyber risk. Of the 142 data breaches publicly reported during the last six months of 2014, 47, or approximately one-third, involved the disclosure of personal health information from a public or private healthcare provider or payer. Full Story