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Healthcare UCR Fee Databases
Highly Specific, Current Fee Management Solutions Enable Providers & Payors to Establish Appropriate Rates in Turbule
January 05, 2010 11:19 AM Eastern Time
NAPERVILLE, Ill.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Context4 Healthcare, Inc. (Context), which provides technology solutions fo
challenges in the healthcare industry, announced today that its recently revised and enhanced usual, customary and reasonable fee (
are poised to support providers and payors as they respond to increasing scrutiny of out-of-network rates for medical claims.
“Over the past few years, the healthcare industry has experienced a great deal of turmoil related to the reliability of the UCR fee dat
help establish appropriate rates,” notes Mark Earles, CEO of Context4 Healthcare. “We anticipate that this trend will only grow in u
with increased claims review and audit activity.”
Because over one billion new charge points are added annually, Context products are considered to be the most reliable UCR Fee
market today. “Payors and providers now have access to a highly defensible, up-to-date source of healthcare fee data, which can a
setting fair and reasonable rates,” he says.
Development of comprehensive UCR databases like those offered by Context addresses escalating concerns. Often, even within th
one provider will charge one fee for a defined service while another may charge three times that rate. “It’s been difficult at times to d
charge is most appropriate for any given service in any given geographic area,” Earles points out.
Context also markets this UCR fee data to providers in the form of Custom Physician Fee Reports, as it has since 1994. Providers
data specific to their specialty in any three-digit ZIP code region of the United States.
Earles notes that UCR data is essential to virtually all segments of the healthcare marketplace. “The information assists third-party a
payor organizations in ensuring that sub