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It focuses on developing provider networks with the capacity to deliver on the promise of a ‘biopsychosocial model of wellbeing’ and equity in access to healthcare.
In an ambitious move to reshape healthcare access, Kentucky has enacted the ‘Any Willing Provider’ (AWP) statutes, challenging the traditional exclusivity of health maintenance organizations (HMOs) and their provider networks. At the heart of these statutes lies a simple yet powerful principle: preventing discrimination against healthcare providers ready to adhere to an insurer’s terms and…
Doulas, with their specialized training in providing emotional, physical, and educational support during childbirth, are becoming increasingly integral in modern maternity care. For hospitals navigating the intricacies of capitated contracts—where fixed payments are made irrespective of services rendered—the role of a doula presents a compelling financial argument. Evidence suggests that doula-assisted births may lead to…
As a provider, if your request to join a payer network in the following markets has been denied, you might have some recourse for appeals.