Paying for the ACA
What effect is accountable care having on the employer/provider/payer relationship? Ron Calhoun, national healthcare practice leader, Aon Risk Solutions and Michael Taylor, national health & benefits strategist, Aon Hewitt, offer their views.
Managing potential liability in the physician office
Several factors should be taken into account when devising a risk mitigation plan where nurse practitioners and physician assistants are employed, says Ann D. Gaffey, senior vice president, healthcare risk management and patient safety at Sedgwick.
Compliance made easy
Should you report write-offs to Medicare through the billing process or through Section 111 reporting? Marlene Wilson demystifies the complexities for HRMR.
Violence in healthcare: managing an escalating problem
Violence in hospitals has been reported in the news with increasing frequency. It no longer occurs just in the emergency departments, but is happening in waiting areas and patient treatment rooms, particularly in critical care, psychiatric and geriatric units.
Getting the analytics edge
Mary Chmielowiec, executive vice president insurance services for data analytics experts PointRight, outlines three simple ways to step up your analytics game.
Niching the niche: a refined focus
Various factors in current trends in the medical professional liability sector led to the creation of Pro-Praxis, as Bob Allen, its president, told HRMR.
A sure way ahead
Change in the US healthcare landscape has triggered an increase in the number of mergers & acquisitions between healthcare bodies. Insurance products are helping the industry find certainty amid rapid change, as Kieran Dempsey and Nancy McMahon from Ryan Speciality Group explain.
Risk management may be first class but losses above $5m continue to trend upwards, with implications for insurance premiums, says Justin Keith, vice president, Hiscox Bermuda.
A total claims solution
Whatever its nature, it is important to be able to track the progress of a claim, select the right experts to handle it and measure their performance against budget. HRMR reports on LSG’s Advocator System®, an electronic claims management system that enables you to do all that and more.
Cayman: tops in healthcare
The Cayman Islands is the world’s largest domicile for healthcare captives, and also hosts the largest annual captive insurance conference, says JS de Jager.