Posted on 12. Jun, 2009 by in Hot Coding Topics
That’s according to Athenahealth, an online medical billing service that has ranked 172 health insurers nationwide for how well they pay up in the physician and hospital arenas. Among the 7 health insurance giants, Humana ranked first, and Coventry Health Care came in last. For more winners and losers, see this summary from Athenahealth.
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