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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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consulting

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

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ANALYSIS

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

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Data

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

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Negotiations

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

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Latest News

Nov 3, 2022

Alan Condon | November 3, 2022 CMS will increase hospital outpatient payment rates by 3.8 percent in 2023, but the American Hospital Association said the adjustment is “insufficient given the extraordinary cost pressures” from labor, supplies, equipment, drugs and other expenses. In its Outpatient Prospective Payment System final rule, released Nov. 1, CMS will increase...

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Nov 3, 2022

Mariah Taylor | November 3, 2022 CMS issued its final rule for the 2023 Physician Fee Schedule, which provides both good and bad news for cardiologists. “[It’s] a good news, bad news scenario. The good news is that the adjustments are less draconian than what had been initially proposed…. The bad news [is] reflective of...

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Nov 1, 2022

Jordan Rau | November 1, 2022 The federal government has eased its annual punishments for hospitals with higher-than-expected readmission rates in an acknowledgment of the upheaval the COVID-19 pandemic has caused, resulting in the lightest penalties since 2014. The Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program has been a mainstay of Medicare’s hospital payment system since it began...

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