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Katz Brunner Healthcare (KBH) is a managed care consulting and data analysis firm specializing in the unique managed care issues confronted by healthcare providers located in small urban or rural areas. KBH utilizes the extensive experience of its principals in over thirty states, representing hundreds of hospitals and affiliated physician groups, and having worked with almost every major payor in the country.

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Specialist in managed care strategic action plans practical in small urban & rural communities

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Accurately identify impacts of practical & fiscal options in small community hospital settings

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Access practical, useful benchmark data online intuitively designed by Syntact Healthcare

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Professional, experienced managed care negotiators coach you or make the right moves on your behalf

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Sep 7, 2020

Valerie Rinkle | September 07, 2020 A key objective is to enable updates to the MS-DRG payment rates that are no longer dependent on gross charges billed by hospitals that are reduced to cost using hospitals’ cost report data. Included in the FY 2021 inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) proposed rule are proposals for hospitals...

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Sep 2, 2020

Ayla Ellison | Sept 2, 2020 CMS released its annual Inpatient Prospective Payment System final rule Sept. 2, which raises Medicare payment rates for acute care hospitals.The rule, which affects approximately 3,200 acute care hospitals, applies to discharges occurring on or after Oct. 1, 2020. Here are seven takeaways from the 2,160-page final rule: Payment...

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Aug 20, 2020

Hailey Mensik | Aug. 20, 2020 Dive Brief:• The American Hospital Association wants HHS to ensure the telehealth flexibilities it has allowed during the COVID-19 pandemic will continue permanently, according to a Tuesday letter it sent to the agency. • Specifically, AHA wants hospitals to permanently be allowed to bill and get reimbursed for certain...

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