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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    Locations chosen for primary care reform
    By Emily Kubis on August 10, 2016

    Program to launch regionally The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have announced the eligible regions for the agency’s new primary care...

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    Will CMS' attempt at primary care payment reform work?
    By Alex Tolbert on July 13, 2016

    Check out our MedCityNews column:  This summer, payers and providers will have the opportunity to apply for a new primary care initiative...

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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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