W/M CHILDRENS JUSTICE CTR, Primary Children's Hospital

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Arbitration resolves billing disputes without costly litigation

February 01, 2007

With Administrative costs accounting for as much as 40% of all healthcare dollars spent, many states are seeking new and innovative ways to eliminate bureaucracy and red tape. One area receiving more attention is the resolution of billing disputes between providers and payers. In 2006, New Jersey and California implemented arbitration programs to resolve the growing aggregation of healthcare payment disputes.