Marketplace factors and economic forces are coming together to position medical homes at the center of the U.S. healthcare delivery system, creating efficiencies that help produce a healthier population and reduce expenditures to contain costs.
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A productive environment for accountable care starts with a comprehensive and robust data warehouse that tracks claims data as well as financial, engagement and quality data.
The annual total cost of risk can be qualified as the sum of predictable loss costs, risk transfer costs, vendor fees, taxes and administration. Do you know your total cost or how to determine it?
An issue of growing concern for hospitals and healthcare providers is duplicate patient records within their Master Patient Index (MPI). This situation increases the risks of poor patient outcomes and medical malpractice liability.
At a metal fabrication company, a group of employees known as “catchers” were incurring significant head and back injuries. To help reduce workers compensation claims and improve safety at the plant, changes had to be implemented immediately.
Pension and Welfare Plan Fiduciary Liability insurance renewals were stable in 2013, and appeared to be the least troublesome of all management liability lines of coverage. While we are not aware of significant claims arising from Defined Contribution plans. This Management Liability Market Update provides an overview of 2013's claims activity and 2014 market forecasts as well as the impact under the Affordable Care Act coverage.
Healthcare Reform Updates for January 9, 2014
Why Do Environmental Lawyers Get Sued for Malpractice? What Can They Do to Avoid a Malpractice Claim?
Lawsuits are becoming commonplace these days, and environmental lawyers are not immune to malpractice liabilities. It’s important to remember that you have to identify your risks in any profession and have a plan if potential issues arise.
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. was given an opportunity to evaluate the claims process and review the historical losses of a transportation company with over 500 U.S. locations that needed a more cost-effective insurance program. With many updates and new initiatives, the organization recognized a significant improvement.