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The AMA's "Cure For Claims" (Wow!)

I don't know how I missed this announcement (thanks, Bob @ PhysAll), but the AMA has embarked on an advocacy campaign specifically targeting the baloney that goes on during the insurance claim...

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Quick (Aetna, SOAPM)

I'm busy writing another piece for the SOAPM newsletter and it's really taking up my time. I'm truly honored to be given the opportunity to provide them comment but, whew, it takes a lot of work....

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Latest Pediatric E&M Distribution Benchmark

By request (check the comments), here is the latest Pediatric E&M Distribution data from PCC. You can't get it much fresher than this - a few million E&M CPT codes, from May 2007 to May 2008. I had a...

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If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em

The letter begins:

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Insurance Negotiation Story #175

I've ranted about how "getting big" is not an automatic recipe for success when negotiating with insurance companies. It's rare, in my experience, that the cost of merging offices is outweighed on...

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Pediatric Research in Office Settings

About fifteen years ago (yikes), I got a call from the practice I was just visiting in southern NJ. The doctor was looking for a report from Partner that would make his life easier. At the time, he...

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If Crime Doesn't Pay, How About Being A Pediatrician?

First, I am on the road this week - visiting clients, enjoying some upgrade work (keeps me fresh), and picking up a new pinball machine while our old one gets worked on. New Jersey is always an...

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The Verden Effect

A couple weeks ago, the Verden Alert gave me this little notice about Oxford:

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Ingenix and Open Source in the Same Title?!

It's Friday, I have a head-cold and sore throat, and all the pressure of farm/T-ball coaching has gotten to me. So, today, I am going to let someone else do all the work.

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More Practical use of OpenSource In Healthcare

In a way, this reference below could have nothing to do with healthcare. It could be about a bank or software company or real estate agency as much as a hospital, but I think folks need to see their...

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