Herding Cats: Four Steps to Overcoming Governance Disorder Syndrome (MGMA)

As medical groups deal with increasingly complex issues that come at a faster rate, professionals must adopt group governance survival skills.

Negotiating Billing Service Contracts (April 2008)

Anesthesiologists are often attentive to the terms and conditions of their contracts with third-party payers.

Why CEOs Want to Change Anesthesia Groups

Why anesthesiologists are viewed as replaceable, and how to become indispensable.

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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.

Why it’s time for more black men in medicine

This must be addressed with a concerted effort to recruit, admit, and train more black doctors – breaking down the barriers that directly or indirectly prevent black students from pursuing a medical degree, and thereby strengthening the ability of our healthcare system to deliver quality care by trusted providers to a diverse patient population.

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).

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.

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...