Archive for July 21st, 2014

Arbitration Clauses In Stop Loss Contracts

Monday, July 21st, 2014

stoplosslawMany, but by no means all, carriers subscribe to the conventional wisdom that having a stop loss policy form clause requiring that all disputes between the insured group and the carrier be arbitrated and therefore not litigated in the courts is a distinct and near-universal advantage for the carrier. 

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Antonian Health Offers New Medical Membership Program

Monday, July 21st, 2014

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SAN ANTONIO — A San Antonio medical concierge service has launched a membership program that will allow patients unlimited medical consultations, urgent care services and other benefits.

The Members MD service offered by Antonian Health is being promoted as an alternative to health insurance. Patients who enroll will receive urgent care services such as X-rays, lab work and minor medical procedures; the attention of a 24-hour on-call service; translation services; transportation to all medical appointments on request and access to Antonian Health’s network of physicians and specialists. Discounts to some hotels, fitness clubs and specialty grocery stores are included.

Antonian Health has a network of partners that includes Impact Urgent Care, the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio’s Medical Arts and Research Center, St. Luke’s Baptist Hospital, Methodist Healthcare System and other providers.

Antonian Health is a luxury medical concierge that personalizes and coordinates doctor’s office visits, hospitalizations, lab tests and other medical procedures.

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