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More-Complex Care, Not Fraud, Behind Higher ER Billing, Doc Argues

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Fraud isn't at the root of a spike in providers' billing for emergency services, a new opinion piece in the New England Journal of Medicine asserts.

Rather, the piece's author writes, higher ER billing reflects both increasingly complex care provided in emergency departments over the past decade and more-accurate coding of that care.

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Source: ModernPhysician.com

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