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Understanding Healthcare Reform – Overview

Healthcare reform has people asking a lot of questions.  The law was passed several years ago and was upheld by the Supreme Court as a valid exercise of Congressional power last year (brief summary).  Despite this, we are STILL trying to figure out what it means and how it will affect us. I will admit […]

Dental Procedures and Joint Replacement

A new guideline was recently published as a joint effort between the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Dental Association to address the issue of dental procedures in patients with artificial joints and the need for preventative antibiotics.  Previously the recommendations were based on a concern for the possibility of oral bacteria entering […]

Why Would You Go Out of Network?

I have recently been dropped from one of the insurance panels that I have been happy to be associated with for many years.  It is not that I did anything wrong.  It is not that they changed their policies that I now have a moral conflict with abiding by.  I simply changed my hospital affiliation. […]

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