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Health plans, general
Health care reform and the spread of high-deductible plans mean confusion for patients – and uncertainty for your practice.
How helpful are all those letters you receive from health plans? Not very, says this family physician.
Physicians who have been instrumental in making Grand Junction, CO, one of the lowest cost health care marketplaces in the country offer the secrets of Grand Junction's success.
This article from an insurance medical director explains the workings of claims review and gives tips on how to get the best results on appeal of an adverse decision.
When facing the pain of a malpractice lawsuit, physicians need the compassion and support of their colleagues.
The article describes how health plans use physician profiling and advises readers about the options they and their practices have for working within in this system.
If you're not feeling their pain, is it just because you're anesthetized?
The article describes the results of a survey of physicians' experiences with major health care payers.
This article will describe the survey of physicians' satisfaction with payers that FPM and the AAFP are launching in October 2006.
This article discusses the most significant hassle factors related to managing multiple managed care plans and describes best practices for dealing with them.