Compliance with prompt payment legislation: the initial experiences of New Jersey radiologists.

OBJECTIVE Prompt payment has emerged as a dominant issue in managed care reform, with 47 states passing laws or regulations requiring prompt remuneration for medical services. The New Jersey Prompt-Pay Act, effective on December 28, 1999, requires payment within 30 days of electronic submission and within 40 days for nonelectronic submission. This study was… CONTINUE READING