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Physicians Need New Approach to Managed Care Contracts
Health Leaders Media

With all the changes in the healthcare industry, physician practices may need to reassess how they evaluate managed care contracts and reimbursement strategies, say some experts. What worked in past years may not be your best approach for the future.

The changing face of healthcare is resulting in more creative interaction between payers and providers, says C. Frederick Geilfuss II, JD, a partner with the law firm of Foley & Lardner, LLP, in Milwaukee. There is more talk about narrow networks, risk sharing, and ­information sharing, he says.