Everyday our office is overwhelmed with surgical and MRI prior authorization denials for patients we anticipate on treating. These denials, which often occur at the worst possible time, not only shock our patients, but also scare them as these denials can lead to major roadblocks in accessing care they desperately
Why Provider Participation Status With Insurance Shouldn’t Matter When Contemplating Hip ArthroscopyDr. Andrew Wolff2016-11-28T23:16:35-04:00
I know what you’re probably thinking. You read this article’s title and immediately wanted to call my bluff. How dare I suggest that insurance doesn’t matter, especially in the case of an expensive procedure such as hip arthroscopy?
Bear with me.
First, keep in mind that I am referring to provider participation status,
Today we will try to dispel common misconceptions and settle fears regarding out-of-network providers and explain why you shouldn’t be so afraid of going to see one.
The first major misconception regarding out-of-network or non-participating providers is that they only accept patients willing and able to pay cash for the services they