As medical groups deal with increasingly complex issues that come at a faster rate, professionals must adopt group governance survival skills.
Anesthesiologists are often attentive to the terms and conditions of their contracts with third-party payers.
Why anesthesiologists are viewed as replaceable, and how to become indispensable.
Some Good Comes Out of COVID-19
Despite all of the despair brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been extraordinary to see an unprecedented level of collaboration among healthcare providers as we unite to treat patients and protect others from contracting the disease.
ASA urges New Hampshire Supreme Court to uphold Medical Board’s decision to stop confusing patients
The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) yesterday urged the New Hampshire Supreme Court to uphold the New Hampshire Medical Board’s decision that health care professionals using the term “anesthesiologist” must be licensed physicians and meet all the requirements to practice medicine in the state, according to an amicus curiae brief filed on behalf of ASA and the American Medical Association (AMA).
California Surprise-Billing Law Protects Patients But Aggravates Many Doctors
More than two years after California’s surprise-billing law took effect, there’s one thing on which consumer advocates, doctors and insurers all agree: The law has been effective at protecting many people from bills they might have been saddled with from doctors who aren’t in their insurance network.
42% of Anesthesiologists Had Contracts Terminated in Last 6 Months
A survey of anesthesiologists shows that insurers are abruptly terminating physician contracts, forcing many of the specialists out of network.
More than two years after California’s surprise-billing law took effect, there’s one thing on which consumer advocates, doctors and insurers all agree: The law has been effective...
Anthem Blue Cross Gets Flagged And Fined More Than Other Insurers
One of California’s largest health insurance plans has distinguished itself, and not in a good way. The state Department of Managed Health Care hit Anthem Blue Cross with...