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Your job is difficult enough without the barriers of managed care. Are you doing what you can to reduce the hassles?
These tips can save you time and frustration when dealing with health plans.
This new way of paying for health care could realign the doctor-patient relationship and reduce the role of third-party payers, but only if it’s done right.
Some family physicians are charging for refills, forms - and even phone calls.
The author explains the Universal Credentialing Data Source, a system developed by the Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare to enable physicians to be credentialed or update their credentials by faxing or e-mailing their information to one place rather than having to send it to each insurance company they contract with.
More and more health plans are paying physicians for quality. Here’s what you need to know about these programs, and how to get involved.
Patient education piece designed to help the patient identify the kind of managed care plan he is a member of.
In most sectors of the U.S. economy, consumers control their dollars. What if that were to happen in health care?
Across the country, insurers are beginning to pay physicians for improved quality and service. They'll get there faster with your help.