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Understanding the Nuances of the No Surprises Act Good Faith Estimates


By Lori Laubach
Partner, Health Care Consulting Practice, Moss Adams

By Mandy Mori
Senior Manager, Health Care Consulting Practice, Moss Adams

Passed in 2020 and effective January 1, 2022, the No Surprises Act contains provisions that protect people from surprise medical billing and out-of-network emergency care costs not reimbursed by insurance. The law requires that providers and facilities send eligible uninsured or self-pay patients a good faith estimate (GFE). The GFE should detail as best as possible the charges patients can expect for scheduled visits, tests, supplies, drugs, or other services based on the expected course of treatment. Read article
Physician Waiting Room

Sometimes It’s Not About What You Tell Your Patients, But How You’re Saying It


By Miluna Fausch, Ph.D.
Author, Uplevel Your Communication: Evolve Your Presence and Speech to Change Everything

In a world where harshness is the prevailing attitude and genuine care for people too often is an afterthought, patients seek a kinder, better experience at the doctor’s office. Read article
Woman Hiker Balancing on Log

Balance


By Danna Beal, M.Ed.
International Speaker, Author and Coach

If you feel like the world is spinning out of control, you are not alone. This has been a year of watching and experiencing unprecedented events: Covid, the changing workplace conditions, inflation, extreme market fluctuations, economic hardships, high gas prices, a heartbreaking mass shooting in Uvalde, mass shootings across the country, a devastating war in Ukraine, January 6 hearings, conflict over election fraud claims, a landmark change in the Supreme Court overturning Roe vs. Wade, protests, conflict over gun rights, and political battles as mid-term elections loom near. As one person stated, “There is a horrific noise roaring in my head making it hard to think.” Read article
Looking at financial information while drinking coffee

New Health Plan Financial Reports for California, Ohio and Washington State


By David Peel, Publisher and Editor
Healthcare News


We recently updated our financial reporting for health plans in California, Ohio and Washington State. Click on the links below to see the numbers.

Most Downloaded Articles


The following articles were downloaded most often from October 2021 through March 2022.
  1. An Overview of the Nurse Manager’s Guide to Budgeting and Finance 2nd Edition By Al Rundio, PhD, DNP, RN, APRN, NEA-BC, FNAP, FIAAN, FAAN
  2. Uplifting Yourself and Others During Tumultuous Times By Danna Beal, M.Ed., International Speaker, Author and Coach
  3. Hospital Industry Trends, Opportunities, and Challenges in 2022 and Beyond By Brian Conner, Partner, Hospitals Practice.
  4. How We Create Rivals: What I Learned in an Accidental Meeting By Danna Beal, M.Ed., International Speaker, Author and Coach
  5. Key Updates to Review to Prepare for the No Surprises Act By Mandy Mori and Denise Stark of Moss Adams
  6. $25.5 Billion in Additional Provider Relief Fund Distribution Announced By Melaney Scott, Aparna Venkateswaran and Georgia Green of Moss Adams
  7. Children of the Covid By Craig B. Garner, Founder, Garner Health Law Corporation.
  8. Rebuild, Renew, and Reenergize in 2022 By Danna Beal, M.Ed., International Speaker, Author and Coach
  9. 4 Trends to Watch in 2022 for California’s Health Data Progress By Claudia Williams, Manifest MedEx
  10. Best Practices for Employers to Combat Claims-Related Health Care Fraud By Will Norris and Francis Orejudos of Moss Adams