Our 2013 PayerView data, the annual ranking of insurers from billing services and software company athenahealth, suggests difficult times ahead.

Here are some steps to increase payer performance at your practice.


Payers are using deceptive methods to get medical practices to accept low rates and new plans. Don't fall into the trap.

Bundling payments for care episodes is gaining popularity among payers. It is episodic risk-sharing, and it can be risky business for physicians.

New rules will now require Medicare enrollees who are classified as “high risk,” to subject themselves to fingerprint-based background checks.

If the government can make it appear that doctors are getting rich from Medicare payments, it will be easy to garner support to cut physician payments in the future.

The Obama administration’s health insurance enrollment numbers don’t match up to a conservative’s fact check. Who is telling the truth?

Here are five key points about Medicare Advantage plans to answer questions and clear up misinformation for physicians.

Workers' compensation carriers are banking on the fact that at some point medical practices will give up and walk away.


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