Tag: insurance

Health Plans Must Now Include Gag Clause Prohibition Compliance Attestation

No More Gags The Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) of 2021 prohibited “gag clauses” in contracts between insurance plans, insurance issuers, and providers. The law provides that a group health plan can’t enter into an agreement with a healthcare provider, network or association of providers, third-party administrator, or other service provider offering access to a network […]

Hospital’s Right to Remove Doctor Insufficient to Show Employment Relationship

An African-American doctor’s race discrimination claims against a hospital failed because he couldn’t prove an employment relationship with the hospital. He had entered into a contract with a separate entity in which he agreed to provide medical services at the hospital. Under the hospital’s agreement with the other entity, it had the right to request […]

Gen Z

What Do Jobseeking Gen Zs Want from an Employer?

Move over, Millennials! There’s a younger generation making its way into the workforce, and before you know it, people will be complaining about all the things Gen Z ruined, taking the heat off of Millennials once and for all.


What Is Direct Primary Care (DPC)?

Direct primary care (DPC), as the name implies, is a type of program that provides and covers care from a primary care physician (PCP). Typically, this means only PCP visits are covered but not other services or providers.


Health Coaches Prevent Unnecessary Use of Expensive Specialists

According to one expert, 80%–90% of care any adult is ever going to need can and should be delivered through primary care and family medicine. Yet, medical facilities are designed to delegate primary care patients to networks of specialists where they can charge insurance companies and patients much more. Those costs lead directly to high […]