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Health plan contracts
Good luck getting paid for those chips and sandwiches at the time of service.
With another payment cut looming, opting out of Medicare may be worth considering.
Take our survey online or on paper by March 1 to grade your health plans on their payment rates, claims processing, contracts and more.
You'll manage the process confidently if you ask these questions before it starts.
Here’s your chance to say what you think about your payers – and make your words count.
Your job is difficult enough without the barriers of managed care. Are you doing what you can to reduce the hassles?
More and more health plans are grading physicians on their performance. Now, it’s time for physicians to grade their health plans.
These ideas will help you deal with the difficult consequences of this common policy.
With the right data and a reasonable approach, you can overcome some inequities in payers’ fee schedules.
Leaving Medicare behind may be tempting, but make sure to look before you leap.