An End to Class Action Abuse?

Tired of getting a two dollar coupon as your part of a class action settlement, while the lawyers get tens of millions in legal fees? The United States Supreme Court has just issued an opinion which may put an end to many of these abuses. Class action lawyers have made hundreds of millions of dollars […]

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RANKING STATE MEDICAL BOARDS. ARE THE BEST REALLY THE WORST?

Public Citizen, a consumer oriented Ralph Nader offspring, recently rated State Medical Boards throughout the nation. Alaska, with only 1885 physicians, was rated as having the “best” Board, based upon the Board having taken serious disciplinary actions against 14 physicians last year, and 7.89 actions per thousand physicians over the past three years. By contrast, […]

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Is it Time to Opt Out of Medicare?

With the new federal health reform law, and recent announcements dramatically increasing the number of audits that Medicare will be conducting, through its vigilante “auditors”, is it time to consider opting out of Medicare? In order to answer that question you first need to know your options. Most physicians are participating providers with Medicare. That […]

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