Centene has rebutted the accusations made in a sealed lawsuit filed by the Ohio attorney general that accused the insurer of over-billing the state’s Medicaid department. The lawsuit is based on a misunderstanding of how Medicaid billing operates and should be unsealed, Centene said.
Medical payments platform Inbox Health raised $15 million in series A funding. The company works with third-party billing companies to better communicate with patients and make bills clearer.
A new survey from healthcare revenue cycle firm Waystar shows that most patients find their medical bills confusing and delay payment because of financial constraints. But there are steps hospitals can take to improve the billing experience for patients.