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February 11, 2013

Letter: Another Way to Manage Physicians

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

Imagine an individual physician’s helplessness when a national for-profit insurance company dictates how much it will pay for care, with no ability to negotiate…There is, however, another option that enhances professionalism and safeguards the profession’s commitment to doing the right thing for patients. This alternative is found right now in high-performing medical groups such as […]

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Tags: care quality, insurance, Mayo Clinic, Permanente Medical Group, physician, Wall Street Journal

June 15, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Medical Billing Codes Could Keep Some from Medicare Coverage

By Mystery User

It is a burden anyone who goes to a hospital must carry, and that is paying the bill. One Mayo Clinic patient is claiming that a difference in medical codes is keeping Medicare from covering a procedure. Charles Wannamaker and his wife are used to having certain procedures covered by Medicare, but when a wellness […]

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Tags: billing, insurance, KTTC, medical codes, Medicare

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