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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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Feb 21, 2024

Dave Muoio | February 21, 2024 Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments are being cut by $8 billion annually during the current and next four federal fiscal years under a new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) final rule that aims to reduce overpayments. Finalized Tuesday, the rule (PDF) stems from provisions in the...

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Feb 16, 2024

Paige Minemyer | February 16, 2024 The number of balance billing disputes reaching arbitration is far higher than federal projections suggested, according to new data from the Biden administration. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a report this week looking at the number of surprising billing negotiations that reached the independent dispute...

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Feb 14, 2024

Dave Muoio | February 14, 2024 As more and more rural hospitals find their operations dropping into the red, the rising enrollment of rural residents in Medicare Advantage plans could pull these providers under, healthcare advisory services firm Chartis warned in a new report. What’s more, this trend could erode the rural health safety net...

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