insurance

Egregious Insurance Policies (Thanks, Budd!)

A few weeks ago, there was a challenge on the SOAPM list to come up with the Top 10 Most Egregious Insurance Company Behaviors.  Dr. Budd Shenkin compiled and edited the list which, in the draft you see below, I find quite impressive.
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ARRA Sleight of Hand

It began with a simple message in my mailbox.  "Poll for your blog - Will RECs deliver on their mission?"  I bopped over to the softwareadvice.com piece about RECs and was pleasantly surprised by their analysis of the REC process so far.  Their analy...
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Meaningful Use for Pediatricians

As you may have heard - even the AAP has announced the news - the Final Draft of the Meaningful Use Final Rule has been issued by CMS.  There are already dozens of analyses of the results posted on-line (how some of these folks read 860+ pages in a m...
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UHC Lawsuit Details

A week ago, one of our clients who retired called us out of the blue to ask if the server that they used 5-10 years ago could be booted up to extract some UHC-specific data.  I won't get into the details of what it takes to resurrect an RS/6000 (the ...
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Aetna NP Update

About a month ago, I lamented Aetna's effort to ding all the NP fees they pay by 15% across the board.
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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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