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Should Your Organization Consider a Health Insurance Captive?

Should Your Organization Consider a Health Insurance Captive?

Published by One Digital - AUTHOR Shelley McLean  Health insurance captives give companies the opportunity to reduce costs, receive returns of underwriting profits and enjoy the benefits of being self-insured without as much risk. What is a health insurance captive? A captive is an independent insurance company created and owned by at least one non-insurance company to assume the employee…

Orthopedic procedures mortality rates are up to 34 % higher at critical-access hospitals

Mortality rates at Critical Access Hospitals vary for top Orthopedic procedures You would think that a simple knee replacement surgery would not result in death. This is not always the case and the odds of death from knee replacement surgery increase when the procedure is performed at small rural hospitals also known as critical-access hospitals. The Wall Street Journal noted…

Heightened Peer Review Requirements Mandated for Outpatient Ambulatory Surgery Centers in 2016

Beginning in 2016, ambulatory surgery centers in California will need to meet new, heightened requirements for conducting peer review. Under existing law, the State of California does not license freestanding surgery centers, but instead provides that it is unprofessional conduct for a physician to perform procedures in any outpatient setting unless the setting is in compliance with specific requirements, and…

SFUR adds to the company's senior management team

  South Florida Utilization Review is pleased to announce Mr William Dagher and Mr. Martyn Armstrong have joined the company in Senior Management roles. Mr Dagher brings 30 years of  Healthcare IT and Services experience to strengthen  the company’s Senior Management team and board of directors.   He has held senior executive positions in i-Plexus Solutions, SoftCare EC, Medaphis/Per-Se Technolgies and MedPartners/Caremark.  …