blackburn group inc.

November 2014

#Our e-newsletter for Enterprise Risk Management, Claim Settlement and Healthcare Solutions.


Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)

All of us practice some form of “risk management” by approaching life’s opportunities and challenges each day in an organized way. In the context of an enterprise, Risk Profiling is a way to help organize each opportunity and challenge to be measured and managed over time. To build risk profiles for a company or organization, the best place to start is to understand the mission and values of the organization through it mission statement. To read more about Risk Profiles, click here >>

Claim Settlement, Medicare, and Medicare Set Asides

On October 31, 2014, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced several payment rules to reward higher quality and lower cost programs, including Medicare Set Asides. The final rules include Medicare payments to physicians and non-physician practitioners, hospital outpatient departments, ambulatory surgical centers, home health agencies and dialysis facilities that treat patients with end-stage renal disease. To read more about CMS's new payment rules, click here >>


In a recent survey and study completed by Medscape Multispecialty, a division of WebMD, over 6,300 physicians across the United States rate the best and worst insurance companies. How does your medical team feel about your insurance company? Click here to learn more about the survey >>

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