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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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Narrow Networks and Neurosurgical Care

Guest Post from Deborah L. Benzil, MD, FACS, FAANS (left) Chair, AANS/CNS Communications and Public Relations Committee Mount Kismo Medical Group Columbia University Medical Center Mt Kisco, New York Guest Post from Clemens M. Schirmer, MD, PhD, FAANS, FAHA (right) … Continue reading

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Health Care Complexity: Surprise Medical Bills Explained

Ezriel Edward Kornel, MD, FAANS Assistant clinical professor of neurosurgery, Weill-Cornell Medical College White Plains, NY It’s no secret that health care is an unbelievable complex subject. One of the most complex issues facing the health care system is that … Continue reading

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