Reported Variation in Hospital Billing Quality

JAMA. 2024 Jan 9;331(2):162-164. doi: 10.1001/jama.2023.25318.
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Plain language summary

This study examines how US hospitals perform on billing quality measures, including legal actions taken by a hospital to collect medical debt, the timeliness of sending patients an itemized billing statement, and patient access to a qualified billing representative.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Economics, Hospital* / standards
  • Hospital Charges / standards
  • Hospitals / standards
  • Reimbursement Mechanisms* / standards
  • United States