NMHS discovered discrepancies in April, with electronic payments from
At the end of September,
NMHS declined that option, and
"Our two organizations have the necessary information and could facilitate an effective resolution in a shorter time frame and without the added expense and time of involving a third party," Spees said in a statement. "We will be sending our research and information to United this week."
If a resolution can't be reached, the provider termination means that
Terminating the provider agreement would impact
Others are watching closely to see how the dispute is resolved.
They payment issue may not be an isolated case.
"We are aware of other hospitals which are experiencing similar issues with United as well as with other payers," said
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