News tagged with medical claims

Study: Health overhaul to raise claims cost 32 pct

(AP)—The nation's leading group of financial risk analysts says medical claims costs—the biggest driver of insurance premiums—will jump an average 32 percent for individual policies under President Barack Obama's health ...

Mar 26, 2013
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E-records linked to fewer malpractice claims

(HealthDay News) -- Malpractice claims dipped dramatically among Massachusetts physicians after they began using electronic medical records, according to new research, although it's not clear whether the ...

Jun 26, 2012
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The poor, in fact, are less likely to sue their doctor

Contrary to the common perception among physicians that poor people sue doctors more frequently, Ramon L. Jimenez from the Monterey Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Institute and his team demonstrate that socioeconomically ...

Feb 27, 2012
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True cost of medical malpractice

The debates over health care reform may soon become more informed. A new study undertaken by a group of researchers, including Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) Professor Amitabh Chandra, provides a detailed snapshot ...

Aug 23, 2011
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