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American Health Care Act Vote Postponed

The American Health Care Act was scheduled for a vote in the House of Representatives for Thursday as a suggested replacement for the Affordable Care Act, which was set forth by the previous Obama administration. Surprisingly, the vote was postponed from Thursday to Friday. The vote postponement was made because the House Republicans are split in [...]

Newly Formed Hospitalist Group Partners with CHMB to Serve Southern California Communities

CHMB Continues to Expand Their RCM Services for Hospitalists San Diego, Calif., March 22, 2017 - CHMB, a leading provider of revenue cycle management services, today announced that Concord Hospitalist Group, a newly launched hospitalist group in Glendale, CA, has signed a partnership agreement for revenue cycle management services. Comprised of local Glendale area physicians, CHG [...]

By | 2017-03-22T13:13:37+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments

American Health Care Act Would Put 24 Million Out of Coverage

The American Health Care Act was outlined and discussed on Monday, with good and bad news for Republicans.  The bill, which is expected to replace the Affordable Care Act, will most likely increase the number of uninsured people in the United States by 24 million in the next 10 years. The American Health Care Act [...]

Trump Outlines His ACA Replacement Plan

After President Trump's inauguration earlier this year, there has been a lot of uncertainty on the future of the Affordable Care Act. Without a substantial replacement plan in place, Trump had pledged to retire the ACA put in place by the Obama Administration. Trump has finally come forward with main points for his replacement plan, [...]

CMS Grandfathers Individual and Small Health Plans

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released a guidance Thursday that will permit individual and small health plans that are not ACA-compliant to function until December 31, 2018. The Trump Administration has taken this step in an effort to stabilize the individual insurance market, but critics believe this can hurt the attempts to stabilize [...]

By | 2017-02-24T10:43:13+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Articles, Industry Updates|0 Comments

Health Spending Projected to Grow 5.6%

According to a report from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that was published Wednesday by Health Affairs, health spending across the nation is projected to grow 5.6% each year within the next decade. It was expected that there would be growth in healthcare spending due to factors that economist had estimated would contribute [...]

By | 2017-02-20T09:09:59+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Articles, Industry Updates|0 Comments

Health Insurers Face the Unknown in the ACA Market

Along with the unknown with President Trump's plan for any replacement for the Affordable Care Act, health insurers will face more of the unknown with the future health insurance environment.  Health insurance providers are in a bind, as there is a major lack of details for the path of America's health insurance landscape.  Major health [...]

By | 2017-02-23T21:39:38+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Articles, Industry Updates|0 Comments

Trump’s Promises for America’s Healthcare

As President Trump was sworn in this month, he brought with him promises for the future of America's healthcare. As realistic as his outlook may seem to some, policy experts have noted his views as more complicated. Trump has not said specific details about exactly what his vision for an Affordable Care Act replacement would [...]

CHMB Congratulates UnityPoint Health on HFMA Recognition

San Diego, Calif., January 19, 2017 – CHMB, a leading provider of revenue cycle management services, congratulates UnityPoint Health for being recognized for adopting the Healthcare Financial Management Association’s Patient Financial Communications Best Practices. To earn the recognition from the HFMA as an adopter of Patient Financial Communications Best Practices, UnityPoint Health established processes for financial [...]

By | 2017-02-23T21:39:39+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments