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Options for purchasing provider excess insurance.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10158693     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Provider organizations accepting capitated payments often purchase provider excess insurance to protect themselves from catastrophic loss. These organizations have the option of purchasing such insurance coverage from the HMOs with which they contract or from commercial insurance companies. To determine which purchase strategy will be cost-effective, provider organizations must carefully analyze their risk, determine how much coverage they need, and exercise due diligence.
W D Dyer; I J Forkish
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Healthcare financial management : journal of the Healthcare Financial Management Association     Volume:  50     ISSN:  0735-0732     ISO Abbreviation:  Healthc Financ Manage     Publication Date:  1996 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-08-09     Completed Date:  1996-08-09     Revised Date:  2000-12-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8215859     Medline TA:  Healthc Financ Manage     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  42-4     Citation Subset:  H    
Healthcare Plus Insurance Services, Inc., El Segundo, CA, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Capitation Fee
Financial Management, Hospital / methods*
Insurance Pools
Insurance, Hospitalization / standards*
Managed Care Programs / economics*
Risk Management
United States

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