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The insurance appeals process – Part 1: How it all works

September 30, 2010 17 comments

Ruling the insurance appeals process – Part 1: How it all works

One thing that many residents do not know is that there are more benefits to becoming a board certified physician than just that plaque on the wall.   One of these benefits is that ability to pick up a few extra hours of work here and there doing consulting for the multitude of companies that would like the opinion or expertise of a physician.

In some cases this consulting can be about products under development.  Sometimes it is reviewing the work that another physician has done, perhaps for a hospital quality care committee.  There is also work for some reviewing legal cases.   But probably the biggest area of this work is insurance work – usually in the area of appeals.

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Categories: Business of Medicine
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