Topic: Providers

    Lessons for student doctrepreneurs
    By Konstantin Karmazin, MD on October 30, 2017

      How to survive (and thrive) as an entrepreneurial medical student The start of medical school is an exciting point in every student’s path...

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    What to do if your doctor changes networks mid-year
    By Alex Tolbert on September 25, 2017

    What consumers should know Last month, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and UnitedHealthcare reached a last-minute agreement to keep 30,000...

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    What hospitals can do to prevent skyrocketing uninsured populations
    By Alex Tolbert on October 27, 2016

    Check out our MedCityNews column:  The individual health insurance market is at a pivotal moment. With many carriers losing hundreds of...

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    How providers can help patients with open enrollment
    By Alex Tolbert on September 12, 2016

    Check out our MedCityNews column:  Open enrollment is fast approaching, and the sign-up period for the Affordable Care Act marketplaces...

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    How to use direct primary care and health insurance
    By Alex Tolbert on April 20, 2016

    How does DPC work outside the insurance system? The Healthcare Empowerment Act has been approved in the Tennessee state legislature, creating new...

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    Under proposed law, direct primary care could expand in Tennessee
    By Alex Tolbert on April 6, 2016

    Healthcare Empowerment Act could boost growing primary care arrangement A new bill proposed in the Tennessee legislature, called the Healthcare...

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    Narrow networks are here to stay
    By Alex Tolbert on April 4, 2016

    Check out our column in the Huffington Post:  "Open enrollment closed last month, and healthcare watchers have been counting the winners and...

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    Rules may cut down on surprise medical bills
    By Alex Tolbert on March 23, 2016

    New rules address insurance networks Surprise medical bills are really frustrating. This is especially true when they stem from seeing an...

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    Healthcare consolidation: What consumers need to know
    By Alex Tolbert on March 9, 2016

    Payers and providers race to consolidate Most consumers are aware that healthcare in America is broken into two parts — health insurance and...

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    Clinic, physician’s office, or ER?
    By Emily Kubis on March 7, 2016

    Where should I go when I’m sick? There are many misconceptions about the different types of healthcare providers and where you should go when...

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