insurance

One Pediatrician's Pre-ACO Experience

Here's a PCC client speaking about his localized ACO/hospital experience.  I spoke with him a few times during the process and the message I think we kept coming back to is that the hospital is rarely a pediatrician's friend.
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10 Dirty Negotiation Tactics and How to Beat Them

I believe my first series of blog posts years ago were specifically about insurance negotiation tactics.  It's been a while, and John Canning sent me this link to share.  Although it's a bit sp[censored], I can certainly confirm that I've seen the in...
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Credit Card Settlement vs. HSAs?

I picked up the WSJ while heading to our UC the other morning and read this article about a multi-billion dollar settlement with the credit card companies.  One key piece of the settlement is language that allows vendors, such as pediatric practices,...
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Ingenix Followup

[Preceding Commercial: don't miss a full day of coding and practice management education on this Friday, March 25, 2011 in Miami!]
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Medical Loss Ratio, Stomach Ache

First, Dr. Stoller threw out this amazing reference on SOAPM.  It's a fast read from Wendell Potter (you remember, the former CIGNA-exec turned whistle blower) about talks happening between the insurance companies and Congress right now.
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Podcasts/Chip Hart

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A few weeks ago, I had the distinct pleasure of being invited back to the EntreMD podcast with Dr. Una.  Apparently, our last podcast was her most popular podcast in all of 2020!
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