Category Archives: Healthcare Costs

Cost Post – Impact of Insurance Precertification on Neurosurgery Practice and Health Care Delivery

Pre-authorization, prior authorization or precertification is a tool insurance companies use to limit the amount of services they provide for their customers. In essence, it’s a simple way to reduce costs by delaying or not approving planned, non-emergency (elective) surgery … Continue reading

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Faces of Neurosurgery: Dr. Ann Stroink, a Tireless Advocate

Guest post from Kristopher T. Kimmell, MD (left) Neurosurgeon at North Kansas City Hospital/Meritas Health North Kansas City, MO Tyler Martin Schmidt, DO (middle) Neurosurgical Resident at University of Rochester Medical Center Rochester, NY Gabrielle Santangelo (right) Medical Student at … Continue reading

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Physician Regulatory Relief: Breaking the Red Tape to Improve Patient Care

Guest Post from Deborah L. Benzil, MD, FACS, FAANS Chair, AANS/CNS Communications and Public Relations Committee Mount Kismo Medical Group Columbia University Medical Center Mt Kisco, New York We the people of the USA deserve better from our health care … Continue reading

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