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June 15, 2010

American Medical Association: Insurers File 1 in 5 Claims Inaccurately

One in five medical claims is processed inaccurately by commercial health insurers, often leaving physicians shortchanged, according to the nation’s largest doctor’s group. This article states that, “The AMA estimates that increasing the industry’s accuracy to 100% would save doctors and insurers up to $15.5 billion a year.” Read more about this example of how improving accuracy can increase the bottom line.