November 22, 2022
  • According to recent reports, health systems nationwide have seen a significant rise in denied claims over the past year. A Kaufman Hall report found that approximately 67 percent of health care leaders reported an increase in claim denials over the past year, compared to 33 percent in 2021. A separate analysis revealed that initial claim denial rate for hospitals increased 0.8 percent from 2021 to 2022 and that the value of denials also increased from 1.5 percent in January 2021 to 2.5 percent in August 2022. The reports state that the denials stem from insurance companies and employers struggling with the rising cost of health care. (Article here)