TITLE

Improve--Rather Than Lose--Your Risk-Taking Entity

AUTHOR(S)
Prescott, Frances M.
PUB. DATE
February 2000
SOURCE
hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Feb2000, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Gives advice on the improvement of a risk-taking organization's administrative functions which is directly related to its ability to control medical costs. Types of claims-processing edits; List of pricing-related problems; Why plans refuse to provide coverage for defined industries; Key operational issues that indicate a risk-taking organization's infrastructure is under stress.
ACCESSION #
2836982

 

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