Friday, April 17, 2009

Insurers and Docs continue to play cat and mouse game

Quote of the Day

"The core of the problem [with UCR rates and Ingenix data] is that providers believe that their full, unregulated billed charges are the usual and customary rates. If health insurers are going to have to pay whatever amount providers put on their bills, this is going to have a significant impact on health insurance premiums and is going to result in additional costs for consumers."

— Steven Ziegler, a Florida-based attorney, told AIS's HEALTH PLAN WEEK.

The Cat and Mouse Game that we play with health insurers is truly a drain on the energies and staff in traditional third party practice.  We believe that direct medial practice should become part of the five year strategic plan of every pediatric practice, to add significant cash pay streams and phase out one's dependence to the third party payors.  We can show you how...

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Natalie Hodge MD FAAP

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