Archive for September 23rd, 2012

Cost Plus / Medicare Benchmarking Gains Market Momentum

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

United Claim Solutions (UCS), a leading Claims Flow Management and Medical Cost Reduction firm, is offering an aggressive alternative to PPOs; Medicare Plus repricing.

Editor’s Note: To the best of our knowledge, there are six TPA’s operating in the Texas market that offer administration of non-PPO plans, using Medicare pricing as a claim reimbursement benchmark. We have identified  four audit firms that provide backroom support, along with legal indemification services. TPA /Audit pricing varies.

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How To Stop Hospitals (& Dr. Hodad) From Killing Us

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

Stunned, I soon saw just how scary the works of his hands were. His operating skills were hasty and slipshod, and his patients frequently suffered complications. This was a man who simply should not have been allowed to touch patients. But his bedside manner was impeccable (in fact, I try to emulate it to this day). He was charming. Celebrities requested him for operations. His patients worshiped him. When faced with excessive surgery time and extended hospitalizations, they just chalked up their misfortunes to fate.

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