HHS: New rules will save up to $9 billion


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HHS said in a statement that the average doctor spends three weeks per year on billing and dealing with insurance companies. By streamlining those processes and making billing more efficient, HHS said, the new rules will save somewhere between $2.7 billion and $9 billion.

“These new rules will cut red tape, save money and ensure doctors spend more time seeing patients and less time filling out forms,” HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said in a statement.

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