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AB 72 Threatens Private Practice Contract
Assembly Bill 72 (AB 72), passed in late 2016, has been successfully used against us. Nearing the end of 2017, a risk bearing organization with whom we have an exclusive contract at the majority of their facilities demanded a renegotiation of our contract rates.
AB 5 Exempts Physicians - But Proceed with Caution
Although AB 5 creates an exemption for physicians from the more restrictive “ABC” test for worker classification established…in the Dynamex case in April of 2018, this does not mean that a medical practice can engage physicians as independent contractors without potential negative consequences.
Practice Properties Comparison Checklist
Whether you are looking for your first job, or a change of location, it's always helpful to organize your thoughts before your start. This spreadsheet will help you to identify what you want, and what you don't want, so your questions about a prospective practice can be more focused and meaningful.
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...
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...
Physician experience highlights unintended consequences of CA's surprise billing laws
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A new survey of California physicians illustrates serious unintended consequences from California’s surprise billing law (AB 72) that will have long term impacts on patient access to care if not corrected.