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American Medical Assoc.: Insurers file 1 in 5 claims inaccurately
USA Today

One in five medical claims is processed inaccurately by commercial health insurers, often leaving physicians shortchanged, according to the nation’s largest doctor’s group. The American Medical Association released its third annual report card on insurers Monday.

In past years, Medicare performed well in how quickly and accurately it paid doctors, but the AMA did not release Medicare’s data Monday to keep the focus on commercial insurers.