For healthcare providers and patients alike, the ways of private third-party payer payment systems can be mysterious and oftentimes quite frustrating. Payment for hospital, nursing, or homecare services can be subject to a variety of payment systems including cost-based and charge-based or those with payments that are determined in advance. Knowing
Introduction to Fee Schedule Payment Systems. Healthcare Provider Concepts. Anatomy of a Fee Schedule Payment System. Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. Other Medicare Fee Schedule Payment Systems. Private Third-Party Payer Fee Schedule Systems. Appendix: Case Study List. Acronym List.