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How Many Plans Can a Doctor Manage?

Editor’s note – The government wants more competition. The more plans that a doctor has to deal with the more difficult and complex his office systems need to be to handle all of the differences, nuances and information coming to him or her.

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In 2008, 87.6% of physicians had managed care contracts, and almost 70% of physicians had five or more of them. 

Source: “A Snapshot of U.S. Physicians: Key Findings from the 2008 Health Tracking Study Physician Survey,” the Center for Studying Health System Change, Data Bulletin No. 35, September 2009, http://www.hschange.org/CONTENT/1078/ 

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September 9, 2009 - Posted by | healthcare | , ,

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