When you renew your hospital privileges, be certain to read the questions carefully. A mistake might be viewed as a lie.

When the Department of Health, Office of Professional Medical Conduct (OPMC) sends a physician a letter about an issue, that letter usually states that the medical practice of the physician is being “investigated”.  That word, “investigated”, is extremely significant because it can lead to some very unpleasant consequences. The problem starts when the physician is […]

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What to do when you receive an audit letter from an insurance company

Whether you are a physician or another type of health care provider, you are in a business relationship with health insurance companies that cover your patients. This proves to be true for those who are in their network and those that are an out–of–network provider.  Although you welcome the checks that the companies send to […]

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