March 31, 2022
  • A new FAIR Health analysis found that hospital charges for services like emergency department visits and initial hospital care continue to grow faster than other types of care. According to the analysis, hospitals boosted their median charges for evaluation and management services by 7 percent and related negotiated rates rose 5 percent between November 2020 to November 2021. The annual report also found that telehealth utilization grew nationally 7,060 percent from 2019 to 2020. (Press release here; Article here)