Medical bill “Bundling errors continue to wreak havoc on hospital bottom lines in 2021, causing 34% of inpatient charge denials with an average value of $5,300 each,” the report said. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Billing errors are causing a high rate of insurance claims denials, hurting the finances of hospitals, a new report from Hayes Management has found.

The “Health Care Auditing and Revenue Integrity—2021 Benchmarking and Trends Report” is an insider’s look at billing and claims issues but reveals insights into health care costs trends and why administrative issues continue to play an outsize role in the nation’s high costs in this area.

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