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Steps to help prevent a ransomware attack

The recent cyber-attack at the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center has created worry for other healthcare institutions.  Their computer system was literally held hostage by a malicious software called ransomware.  How it works; your information is encrypted and held...

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Biggest Misconceptions about Cyber Security and Data Breaches

Data Privacy and Network Security is only a problem for large companies. While we are only made aware of large security breaches affecting big companies, data privacy and network security is a concern for any size of organization especially healthcare organizations....

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The Smart Way to Take ‘The Capitation Plunge’

This article about Capitation and Stop-Loss/Provider Excess Loss, was published in 1996 by Managed Care magazine.  It's amazing how much the information in this article is still applicable today. Our specialty is Provider Stop-Loss/Provider Excess Loss insurance to...

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Capitation vs Fee-For-Service

Capitation and fee-for-service (FFS) are different modes of payment for healthcare providers. In capitation, doctors are paid a set amount per member per month, FFS pays providers based on the service provided to a patient. Both systems are in widespread use in the...

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Capitation—New Direction in Managed Care

HMO Reinsurance, Provider Stop-Loss/Provider Excess Loss Coverage & ACO Stop-Loss Coverage. As Jane Dubose and Sheri Sellmeyer wrote in Managed Care Grows Up "The healthcare system found new ways to merge, acquire and partner with one another in 2014.  No one...

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