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Surgeon Cuts Out Third-Party Payers
Health Leaders Media

At some point, usually in the midst of struggling with third-party payers over meager reimbursement and oppressive bureaucracy, most physicians fantasize about chucking it all and just dealing directly with patients on a cash basis. It’s only a dream for most doctors, but one general surgeon in Las Vegas has found a way to make it work. Five years ago, Kevin Petersen, MD, founded a practice called No Insurance Surgery to offer surgeries to the under- and uninsured for a heavily discounted, all-inclusive, one-time fee.